2 December, 2018
Christmas is a reminder to us all that God’s heart is for us to be with Him and for Him to be with us. Jesus comes to remove the barrier of our sin. If we are willing to acknowledge that is our need, we can truly dwell with God.
21 October, 2018
John records Jesus’ encounter with the religious leaders of his day, to highlight how religion can lose the emphasis on a true relationship with God. Jesus emphasises that Abraham, who is the father of faith, lived in a personal relationship with the living God.
7 October, 2018
“I am the light of the world.Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12 Jesus was not of this world – he was connected to his Father who is in heaven. We too are called to live not of this world, but to live connected to […]
16 September, 2018
The Feast of Booths was a time for God’s people to be reminded of his true character. Jesus knew how important it was for him to be present in Jerusalem for this feast; not to perform miraculous signs but to declare that he was the fountain of living water that had been referred to in Jeremiah […]
26 August, 2018
God calls us into the promised land; a life full of his blessings. Just like the Children of Israel, there can be giants in the way – we must throw off any unbelief and believe that God is who he says he is, that He will do what He promises. Let us discover the God […]
19 August, 2018
John says Jesus is the “Word become flesh”. When Jesus tells us that we need to eat his flesh, his focus is upon the reality that his fleshly appearance is God’s Word alive. Jesus wants us to feed on his word because he knows that this word has spiritual power to bring life to us.
5 August, 2018
John’s Gospel is a declaration of the love the apostle John has for Jesus because of the love Jesus has shown to him. John identifies Jesus with the God of the Old Testament, who as Ezekiel promised, would do all things for his people. Today we see Jesus offering himself to us as the Bread […]
29 July, 2018
Every Christian, every leader needs to understand the depth of God’s loves for them. For if they are to triumph over fear, and lead others into faith, they must know God’s perfect love.
15 July, 2018
Jesus made it clear that seeking the approval of men is a snare; that true glory is found in seeking the heart and will of God. Jesus loved us by maintaining his intimate fellowship with his Father, and so was able to consider others better than himself.
1 July, 2018
We were created for intimate relationship with God. While the world tells us we need to be fully independent, God says the opposite: “you must be fully dependent on me”.