Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

Easter is about celebrating the life of Jesus and what He did for us. Easter changes everything – because if Jesus didn’t come back from the dead then nothing we do as a church makes sense. Paul put it simply – 1 Corinthians 15:17 “ and if Christ had not been raised, then your faith […]

New Testament Characters: Martha

New Testament Characters: Martha

This week we had a look at Martha – a character in the bible that is known for ‘a woman with great Faith’. Martha can teach us a lot of lessons, though in this blog we’ll focus on how she waited well. Check out John 11: 1-6 and 17-27 – Martha’s brother has died four […]

New Testament Characters: John pt. 2

New Testament Characters: John pt. 2

“ God is light; in him there is no darkness at all” This week we had a look at the book of 1st John. John the apostle – one of Jesus’ best friends and was a common witness of a lot of Jesus’ movements, teachings and miracles. John Wrote to combat false teachers within the […]

New Testament Characters: John

New Testament Characters: John

The last few weeks we have been taking look at the New Testament characters, this week we looked at John the disciple. John is a significant character in the New Testament as John is described as ‘ the disciple whom Jesus loved’. There is a common theme in the gospel of John, and that is […]

New Testament Characters: Luke

New Testament Characters: Luke

As we look at the gospel Luke its good to understand that he was a Doctor, he was the only Gentile author of the New Testament, he travelled with Paul a lot, and like Mark, he was also not one of Jesus’ 12 disciples. As a doctor he already had a general care of people […]

New Testament Characters: Mark

New Testament Characters: Mark

Mark was a unique character in the New Testament, as he was the first ever gospel writer, yet was not one of Jesus’ 12 disciples. He spent a lot of time with Paul and Barnabas and even accompanied them on their first mission journey. Though Mark journeyed with them, he fled half way through – […]

New Testament Characters – Matthew

New Testament Characters – Matthew

Matthew the Tax collector and Disciple This week we looked at the story of Matthew. Matthew was a Tax collector, which was one of the most hated occupations because he was seen as doing dirty work against his fellow people by cheating them out of their money. When Jesus saw Matthew, he looked past his occupation and loved […]

New Testament Characters – John the Baptist

New Testament Characters – John the Baptist

John the Baptist was the first significant biblical character in the New Testament since Malachi in the old. The coming of John was prophesised hundreds of years before as someone to make way for the coming of Christ. Check out Isaiah 40:1-5; Malachi 3:1 to see some of the prophetic writing. So what can we […]

New Testament Characters

New Testament Characters

This year we are going to be exploring each of the New Testament characters and how their life is an example of how we can be followers of Jesus. You can download a copy of the bible-reading plan here. The early followers of Jesus were part of the most historic events in human history – […]

Jesus of the Old Testament: ADAM

Jesus of the Old Testament: ADAM

This year we have been focusing on the Jesus of the Old Testament. We’ve taken a look at Jesus of the Old Testement before creation, in creation and now in the character of Adam. Who was Adam? Adam was the first born – If you are a firstborn, you might relate to some of these […]