Reading: Luke 4:14-30 Jesus never compromised his message. Sometimes, he said some very harsh things. But even in his anger, he was seeking to draw fallen men and women back to God. What about us? Are we prepared to say what God wants us to say to today’s society? Or are we unwilling to let go of our “respectability”? “And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bear good…
Reading: John 17:1-19Continuing his thoughts about prayer, Dave talks about the way in which everything Jesus did was in line with the Father’s will: He said, “I do nothing on my own initiative“. In the same way, our prayer lives must be much more than a ‘shopping list’. We need to be cultivating a life of prayer which continually draws us deeper into the Lord’s will for our lives.
Why do we pray? How do we pray? When do we pray? In this morning’s message, Dave talks about the centrality of prayer; the need to fully embrace what it means to be a friend of God in our ongoing conversation with Him. Readings: Luke 11:1-13, 1 Tim 2:1-7
The four Advent candles are lighted on successive Sundays before Christmas. Opinions differ about the meaning of each candle, and the order!
We’re going with Hope, Joy, Peace and Love. The fifth candle, lighted on Christmas morning, represents Christ.