Jesus

You Are the Messiah | Mark 8:22-9:13 |
Who do you say Jesus is? This is the question. As we return to Mark’s gospel, this is the question Jesus asks his followers. But the answer he gives is surprising. Outline Almost seeing (8:22-33) Follow Me (8:34-9:1) Sight! (9:2-13) Follow Him

The Shepherd from Bethlehem | Micah 4:9-5:15 |
Where do you see God at work? Our instinct is often to look for ‘big’ things or ‘good’ things. But as God spoke to his people through Micah, he teaches them that he’s at work through good and difficult times, in unexpected places, and as he grows them in holiness. Outline Present pain (4:9-5:1) Coming shepherd (5:2-8) The end of evil (5:9-15) Seeing God at work

Jesus the Son | John 1:1-18; Matthew 1:18-25 |
Jesus once asked his closest followers, ‘who do you say I am?’ This is the most significant question anyone can answer. In this message, we see what the Bible says about who Jesus is, and explore questions like ‘why does the virgin birth matter,’ ‘how can we really know God,’ and ‘what difference does the eternal Word becoming human make to us’? Outline In the Beginning (John 1:1-3) Read more

What’s the Verdict | John 5:31-47 |
Outline Witness 1: Jesus Witness 2: God the Father Witness 3: John the Baptist Witness 4: Jesus' Works Witness 5: The Scriptures Witness 6: Moses Jesus exposes the plaintiffs (the religious leaders)

Why Church? | 1 Timothy 3:14-16 |
Knowing how to conduct ourselves (vv14-15) in church (v15) because of Jesus (v16)

The Source of Life | John 1:1-18 |
The source of everything (vv 1-5) who is rejected and received (vv 6-13) when he comes to us (vv 14-18) Jesus, the source of your life

Incarnation | John 1:1-18 |
The Word who …is with God and who is God (John 1:1-3) …became flesh (John 1:14) …ascended and intercedes (Hebrews 4:14-16) Knowing the God who’s one with us

The Last Passover | Luke 22:1-30 |
Conspiracies inside and out (vv1-6) Preparing the Passover (vv7-13) The Last Passover (vv14-20) Remember ‘for you’ New Covenant Why did Jesus die? (vv21-23) Celebrating the Passover

The Question of Loyalty | Luke 20:20-26 |
The trap is set (vv20-22) but Jesus springs the trap (vv23-26) Give to Caesar Give to God

God Lifts the Lowly | Luke 1:39-56 |
Elizabeth’s Prophecy (1:39-45) Mary’s Song/Poem (1:46-56) God still lifts the lowly