Face the challenge

Fear versus Service Scripture Readings 2Corinthians 4:1-15 1Kings 18:1-18 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord Jesus Christ, I cannot testify as personal experience with the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 4.  His life of service in the Lord is surely an example we all should strive for when he writes to a church … Continue reading Face the challenge

Why does your Master eat with sinners?

Scripture Readings Isaiah 57:14-21 Luke 5:27-32 Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord Jesus Christ, What if you were king!  If you were given the task to start a movement with the purpose of changing the world forever, what would you do? What would your teachings be?  Would you be bold to teach … Continue reading Why does your Master eat with sinners?

Christmas: God rent the heavens

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 63:7-9 Isaiah 63:15-19 Isaiah 64:5-9 Isaiah 64:1-4, Luke 2:8-14 My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, God is good and merciful We come together tonight and we can only say, “How good is God!” With Isaiah we say: I will recount the steadfast love of the Lord, the praises of the … Continue reading Christmas: God rent the heavens

The coming of the Christ (3)

 Keep watch - the hour is unknown Scripture Readings 2Thessalonians 5:1-11 Matthew 24:36-51 Introduction We survived December 21, 2012 - the day the world was supposed to come to an end. Because we are supposed to be on one of the first nations the sun rises everyday, Tourism Australia's Facebook page was flooded with more … Continue reading The coming of the Christ (3)