Look Again at the Good News 3

2014-37.3 Mark 1:1 Wednesday, September 10, 2014 The Gospel that the gospels present Writer, speaker and NT theologian Skye Jethani THE ONE clear explanation of what the Gospel is, by Paul writing to the Corinthian church (1 Cor. 15) makes a surprising contrast to the way many of us have explained the gospel to others.…

Strong Church, Close Community 4

2014–05.4 John 14:6-14 Thursday, January 30, 2014 Philip’s predicament John 14:9Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? IN YOUR CIRCLE there are probably people you have known a long time – yet, years on, you don’t really know them at all. There will be…

Against all the odds…

1 Corinthians 15:3-8 Friday, July 12, 2013 Against all the odds… IT’S NOT the Jews, not even the Pharisees, not the Romans, but the closed society of temple hierarchy that is determined to be rid of the Wrong Messiah. He is not one of them. In reality, the death sentence has already been passed. If…

Who do you say I am

Mark 8:27-30 Thursday, July 11, 2013 Who do you say I am? Who did Jesus say he was? Sometimes he asked others that same question. Mark records how he put it to the disciples: “But what about you? Who do you say I am? And Peter takes a leap and says, “You are the Christ.’”…

The wrong kind of Messiah

Mark 8:27 Monday, July 8, 1813 The wrong kind of Messiah This week we are looking at Jesus through the lens of The Wrong Messiah, a radical and provocative study by Nick Page, author of more than 60 books, who belongs to a C of E church in Oxfordshire. The book, subtitled The Real Story…