1 Corinthians 12:12-27 Acts 2:42-47 150222 (Reflection Sheet) It’s not easy to gather together as Christians for Sunday worship these days. All sorts of things make that difficult (the busyness of life; Sunday work & sport; it’s the only day to sleep in!) It’s clear from God’s Word that it is actually part of his […]
Mark 9:2-9 Jesus went up the mountain to be seen. He came down the mountain to live. The story behind the Transformation is that mountain top experiences are great… but we cannot live there. Life is lived in the valleys. This message looks at the hope that God gives us for valley living
Prince of Peace’s theme for 2015 is “Better Together”. The Key verse (Romans 12:5) will be unpacked: “Since we are all one Body in Christ,” “We belong to each other,” “And each of us needs all the others”
Mark 1:21-28 What does it mean to have authority? For some, power and authority comes about by the use of brute force. But for Jesus, power and authority happen through the use of his Creative and Transforming word. Why do words have power? Because they fill us with hope and confidence.
Matthew 5:13-16 Reflection Sheet Our country is becoming more and more secular. The church is being pushed more to the edges. And the resultant changes don’t seem to be all that positive! This grieves God! And he has a plan to bring life back into Australia! What’s his plan? He calls us Christians to be […]
John 1:43-51 Faith is never private! People discover what we believe by how we live. Our lives are lives of invitation. How do we help people to ‘come and see Jesus’?
Philippians 3:13-14 Romans 8:28 Matthew 6:33 Reflection Sheet Most people have regrets over the past; of opportunities missed, of bad choices made. Given more thought, we woulda done things differently. Given more determination, we coulda gone down a different track. Given more insight, we shoulda tried a different approach. But the woulda – coulda – […]
John 1:1-18 In exploring this well-known text, we’ll look at 4 comparisons between the sun and The Son 1/ The earth’s sun is great, but God’s Son is greater 2/ The earth’s sun is bright, but God’s Son shines brighter 3/ The earth’s sun gives warmth to some, but God’s Son offers warmth to all […]
Luke 2:22-32 Children love to dream big! But their dreams are often unrealistic, so they don’t come true. Out text for today talks about a man who had a big dream. And it did come true! His name is Simeon. His dream was to see Jesus. And when he saw him, he discovered what contentment […]
Luke 1:26-55 Mary had an unexpected surprise. Betrothed to be married, and still a virgin, she finds herself pregnant. How she responds to this provides us with a wonderful example of what it means to trust in God – in the midst of unexpected surprises!