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
The Cost of the Kingdom. “Who do you say that I am?” Jesus. What’s our world view – earthly or heavenly?
Jesus asks his disciples, ‘Who do people say that I am? and then ‘Who do you say that I am?’.
Let’s not get confused by the bread, fake news or alternative ‘facts’. What has this encounter between Jesus and the religious hi-brow got to teach us today?