10 February, 2019
The longing of Jesus’ heart is that we would know the character of God, and he knows that at the cross we will see the fullness of this.
3 February, 2019
In chapter 12 of John’s gospel, the disciple whom Jesus loved, recognises the significance of Jesus’ response to the desire of Greek proselytes to see him. Jesus has performed amazing miracles, climaxing in the raising of Lazarus from the dead but it is the cross [his atoning death] that Jesus wants those who seek him […]
13 January, 2019
John, the disciple whom Jesus loved knew what it meant to truly believe in the Lord Jesus Christ as the resurrection & the life. This truth underlies the reality of the power of God to meet every need that the disciple of Jesus faces. As we enter a new year, let us all embrace what […]
6 January, 2019
Jesus said “I am the Good Shepherd”. As we enter a new year, we can be reminded that we can have a fresh start with Jesus, who will lead us as our Shepherd.
25 December, 2018
The disciple whom Jesus loved was captured in his heart by the wonder of being set free from the sin that so easily entangles. As we celebrate Christmas, we see through John’s eyes that Jesus is our rescuer.
23 December, 2018
“And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.” – Joel 2:28 The promise of God is that the Holy Spirit will come upon His people. This is seen at Christmas as the angel tells Mary that “The Holy Spirit […]
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 […]