In this passage, Jesus tells 3 stories that illustrate that he reaches out to people who are lost and in need of a Saviour: The shepherd and his lost sheep The woman and her lost coin The father and his lost son Jesus spent time with social outcasts and, of course, the pharisees disapproved.
Dr Charles Ferguson takes this morning’s service. Despite his advantages in life, the Apostle Paul glories only in the cross; foolishness to those who are perishing but the power of God to those who are being saved.
The church in this passage is about 15 years old, since the ascension of Jesus Christ. Paul has been a Christian for about 6 years. The church has got a story to tell and they have good and bad days. They speak and people believe but the Jews were being legalistic and teaching the Greeks […]
This passage encourages us to think of giving as an act of worship. Are we giving sacrificially, thinking about what Christ has done for us? Though He was rich for our sakes he became poor. Will we become poorer so that others become rich? So that the message can go out to reach others who […]
Visiting preacher, Richard Muir, discusses what it is to be one of God’s people and asks the question: ‘What are the essentials of the Christian life?’ We can go to the scriptures and find answers to this question, for example, to the words of Jesus where he says ‘Follow me’ or to where God says ‘Be holy, as […]