The source of many of our conflicts is wanting to be ‘first’, to win, to be ‘great’. In this message, we hear Jesus’ teaching about true greatness and how to be at peace. Outline Who’s greater? (vv33-37) Whose side? (vv38-41) Don’t stumble (vv42-49) Be at peace (v50) Reflection questions What relationships, or what are the contexts where you want to be first rather than last? How could you be a servant of all in that relationship this week? Read more
In a world full of corruption, violence, and revenge where can we get peace? In this message from the prophet Micah, we hear God’s wonderful vision and promise for peace which is fulfilled in Jesus! Outline Walking in God’s Word (vv1-2) Dwelling in Peace (vv3-5) Restoring the Lame (vv6-8) Jerusalem, City of our God
This Anzac Day we considered where war comes from and what is God’s answer for peace. Outline War among ‘you’ (vv1-3) War with God! (vv4-6) God’s way for peace (vv7-10)
Sometimes we need to own up to an uncomfortable truth. But it’s worth it because on the cross, Jesus took the punishment for sin, that you might receive peace with God. Outline Our Need His substitution
Where can we find peace? In this message, we hear the great news that Jesus came to tear down division and bring us peace. Outline Alienation (vv11-13) Peace (vv14-18) Together in the Lord (vv19-22)
Where do you look for peace? In this message we see Jesus, the only hope for peace, humbly entering the royal city. But as he comes, the question is will we receive him and his peace? Outline Prepare the way (vv28-35) Three responses to Jesus (vv36-40) The tears of the king (vv41-44) Cleaning God’s house (vv45-48) Will you recognise Jesus as king?
At Christmas we celebrate that the fullness of God was in Christ, born to bring us peace with God. This is our 2019 Christmas Day message. Outline Jesus is the fullness of God Who came to bring peace
Jesus’ Promise Who’s the promise for? A Saviour? Peace…with God