In this sermon we focus on God having all of our days in His hands. He knows everything about us. For the Christian, we can be assured that nothing can take us away from His presence or separate us from His love.
An encouragement to pray to God in our need and receive His love
From the account in Mark chapter 2 we see that Jesus fulfilled prophecy fully, and we can trust Him. Also we see that He has power and authority to forgive sins and heal sickness. We need to turn to Him.
We see that in different situations the Bible recommends speaking to ourselves to help us in trying situations.
From the parable of the mustard seed we see how God’s kingdom is growing. We can advance with it and we can also trust that God is at work in our lives.
From the parable of the workers in the vineyard in Matthew 20 we see that God’s kingdom operates on a different set of values to ours – namely grace. Which is the unearned favour of God.
The parable of the wheat and the weeds in Matthew 13 shows us that there clearly are two kingdoms operating in the world as we know it but that at a point in the future every person will need to stand before God’s judgement. There is good news for everyone who will put Christ as…
We see from the parables of the great treasure and the pearl of great price that the Kingdom of God is incredibly precious but that you only get it by giving up something else.
A central teaching on the Kingdom of God is found in the parable of the sower and the seed. We see that there is life potential in the word of God but the extent of fruitfulness depends on the response of the hearer.