When God shows us we are destitute before Him we are blessed, but this is only a start. Jesus tells us we are blessed when our sin bothers us enough to change and we experience the joy of complete forgiveness. Sin is awful but God’s forgiveness in Jesus is too wonderful for words.
This series delves into perhaps Jesus’ most famous sermon – the Sermon on the Mount. It is all about a totally different way of living that only God can work in our hearts. First step is to realise the blessing of being destitute before God.
We see that Jesus placed great value on people. But then we examine the Parable in Luke 19:11-27 which shows that we are to invest what God has given us into people that do not yet follow Jesus.
This sermon, bringing to an end the Just Walk Across the Room series shows us a better way of living where People and Potential are prioritised. Jesus called the disciples and told them that there was something better than catching little fish – they weren’t the finished article but Jesus saw their potential.
This is the second in the Just Walk Across the Room series. It shows the importance of developing Friendships, Discovering Stories and Discerning the Next Steps. Very practical.
People were made to praise God. Using the Christmas story in Luke, this sermon sees a process from receiving a revelation from God to lifting up our voices in praise. It is practical and realistic and highlights spiritual principles which the Christian can live out.
Today we looked at how the Lord works ‘suddenly’ in our life. It looks at Zechariah, Mary and the shepherds and then makes some very practical observations about how to deal with various things that can happen suddenly in our lives.
Every time that Jesus’s hands are mentioned, something happens – whether it is healing, blessing, rescue or compassion. Always the power of God is released and often compassion or kindness is clearly seen. His hand is reaching out to you today. If you are in desperate need for something from God, then reach out for…
In prayer we don’t tell God what to do, rather we get to humble ourselves and hear what He has got in mind. In the book of Luke we see Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane – in the midst of agony, He submitted His will to the Father – in prayer we are able…
Based on the encounter of a sinful woman and Jesus in Luke 7:36-50 we start to look at the issue of forgiveness, which is a key to loving God and other people, which is the Christian’s highest calling. Do you have difficulties loving God, maintaining a vibrant Christian walk, forgiving yourself or other people, then…