Do we really know who Jesus is? (John 1:1-5, John 1:14, John 1:18, Colossians 2:9, Hebrews 1:1-3) Do we see him as God in all his glory and power? There are things that Jesus says and promises He makes which have no strength if He is only a human but if He is also God – wow that changes […]
Today is remembrance Sunday when we remember those who have died during wars and also those still suffering in war and through grief. For many great suffering either pushes someone towards God or turns them against God. You hear the phrase ‘where was God when…’ Or maybe, ‘if God was one of us He may understand and do […]
The woman with the Alabaster jar in Luke 7:36-50 sought out Jesus who had forgiven her her sins. Her response was a demonstrative expression of devotion and love. She had been forgiven much and loved much in stark contrast to the ‘righteous’. Jesus does not want us to be burdened and held back from life, […]
People came to Jesus with a need. A look at the story of Jairus, the woman with the bleed (Mark 5) and blind Bartimaeus (Mark 10:46-52). Each of us today have come here with different longings and needs. We may be able to put these into words or they may be an aching pain deep […]
Many people came to Jesus seeking answers, sometimes not even knowing how to form the questions. They came with a belief and hope that Jesus held the answers. Jesus’ response wasn’t to just relay information but to welcome them and invite them to get to know Him. He showed clearly that He not only knows […]
Exploring Jesus’ encounter with the woman at the well in John 4:1-42. Jesus cuts across racial, gender and social boundaries to offer the woman the free gift of the Holy Spirit who enables her to know God. Jesus though knowing her fully also loves her fully accepting her without any condemnation for her past.