Jesus Christ only – no if’s, not but’s (3)

Bible Readings 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17 Colossians 2:13-23 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord Jesus Christ, Today is the third sermon on the topic Jesus Christ only, no if’s, no but’s.  In our first sermon, we drew the conclusions from Paul’s theology about the Person of Christ in Colossians 1:15-23, God’s mystery kept order wraps for … Continue reading Jesus Christ only – no if’s, not but’s (3)

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The Good Shepherd

Readings: Psalm 23; John 10:1-21 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters, Psychologists identify a personality disorder in some patients with limited language skills, so much so, they find it hard to understand idiomatic expressions.  They understand a literal understanding of words, but expressions can sometimes just pass them by. If I say am a bit … Continue reading The Good Shepherd

What have you to say about Christ?

Readings Isaiah 49:1-7; John 9:12-27 Introduction In his book, Catching the Light, quantum physicist Arthur Zojanc writes of studies which investigated recovery from people born blind. Thanks to cornea transplants, people who had been blind from birth could suddenly have functional use of their eyes; however, success has been rare. Zajoc quotes from another researcher … Continue reading What have you to say about Christ?

Mark – Why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?

Mark - Why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath? Read Mark 2:18-3-6 It is clear that the Scribes and the Pharisees found much of Jesus’ ministry upsetting.  Much of what Mark recorded happened on a Sabbath - a day to which the Pharisees added extra laws to make sure it was kept … Continue reading Mark – Why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?