Coming immediately after Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem we hear his welcome of the least and the outcast, are reminded that the Temple was the place of God’s indwelling, and that its rightful purpose was being abused. As temples of God’s Holy Spirit the Believer is reminded that blessing comes when we use our bodies […]
In this all-age talk Peter asks: In what do we put our trust? How selectively do we view the commands of God?
This short talk addresses how Jesus talks about exercising admonition and encouragement of one another to walk the way of Christ in the context of the ‘little ones’ and ‘forgiveness’.
Looking out for one another in the church – the family of God, is like looking out for the “little ones” in the Kingdom of heaven which Matthew records early in chapter 18. After a lengthy pre-amble not recorded here Peter urges the church family to take note of those who appear missing from Sunday […]
A short message about the need to help one another live a life of holiness by exploring and noting the “little ones” earlier in the context of Jesus talking to his disciples about the “little child” and the “lost sheep” in Matthew 18. Matthew 18:15-20
In this short sermon Peter addresses what it might mean to live ‘cross-shaped’ lives; the eternal reality of life after death, and the way of living life through the cross.
Living cross-shaped lives with an eye on eternity. Matthew 16:21-28
Gerald considers the transfiguration of Christ, speaking from Luke 9:28-36 and 2 Peter 1:16-19 showing how John was the Elijah spoken of in the prophets and about Jesus being the fulfilment of the Law and the prophets as he is joined by Moses and Elijah.
Love, learn, follow and obey Jesus.
Hot-crossed buns! Parallels between the Transfiguration and the Cross, and mountain top theophanies