Going after bigger fish 4

2014-46.4 Luke 23:34 Thursday, November 13, 2014 Priority: people     Final agonising breath, final images in Jesus’mind – the faces of the people whose lives would be forever changed? WHEN you read the gospel accounts it’s hard not to be moved by the way Jesus showed people acceptance. Wherever He went, He was found…

The Gospel Bridge 4

2014-44.4 Colossians 2:13-15 Thursday, October 30, 2014 Don’t strive to do what’s been done This serviette sketch is really simple, but it packs a truth punch ALL OF US budding evangelists need to master the little serviette-drawing exercise of The Bridge. It is the standard picture that fits with the evangelistic conversation. So much of…

How our sin put Jesus on the Cross 1

2014-15.1 Isaiah 53:6 and 12 Monday, April 14, 2014 The basis of our faith Song that says it all: Stuart Townend is one of the leading songwriters of our generation and his song “How Deep the Father’s Love For Us” is an enduring favourite – not least because it encapsulates such a clear picture of…

Sin, Darkness and the Victory of the Cross 5

2014-14.5 Isaiah 42:7-9, Isaiah 43:18-19 Friday, April 11, 2014 Rise, fall and renew Grow, fall back and renew: This diagram starts off like the bell curve we saw yesterday, but at each plateau and falling back episode, change and renewal occurs. The point is to understand that this is a continuous cycle of rising, falling…