In John chapter 9 we see Jesus again declaring Himself to be the Light of the World. In this chapter we see the progressive revelation that the blind beggar has til he comes to the point of bowing the knee and worshipping Jesus.
We see that Jesus is the only way to be saved.
More on Jesus as the Bread of Life.
This sermon uses 2 Corinthians 4 to challenge us to lay down our comfort to serve a bigger purpose.
Reuben shares candidly how he has learned to overcome fear to share the best news that we will ever have to share. Be encouraged!
The theme for this message is Picture Frames – that a picture is given great worth by being in a picture frame and displayed. God, as it were, considers us valuable enough to put us in a picture frame and display it on the wall for all to see. Our value has been redeemed by…
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.
The words of our personal stories (testimonies) and also God’s story (Gospel) have great power when told clearly and succinctly from the heart. This practical message gives us some pointers.
Rod Barnett, the Festival Director for the Lancashire Festival of Hope, uses the calling of Matthew in Matthew 9:9-13 to show that there is a place for everyone at God’s table and that we no longer need to allow our past to dictate our future. Great message!!