Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ultimate Social Inclusion

John 1:10-12  though the world was made through Him, the world did not recognise Him.  He came to that which was His own, but His own did not receive Him.  Yet to all who received Him, to those who believed … Continue reading

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Grace and Truth

John 1:14  [Jesus]… full of grace and truth.  (v16) from the fullness of His grace we have all received one blessing after another.  (v17) grace and truth came through Jesus Christ Grace doesn’t cancel out truth.  Being gracious doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Light has come

John 1:9  the true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world Jesus brings light.  Jesus gives light.  Jesus is light. Isaiah prophesied about Jesus when he wrote “the people in darkness have seen a great light” … Continue reading

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Life is found in Jesus Christ

John 1:4  in Him was life This Greek word “zoe”, meaning life, is used in conjunction with another word “psuche” meaning breath.  The concept is that when our human vitality is connected to the breath of God’s Spirit, we come … Continue reading

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To be or not to be (liked)

Luke 2:52  Jesus grew in favour with God and man In my teens one of my favourite songs was by a Christian band called Petra.  I used to sing along “Don’t wanna be a man pleaser, I wanna be a … Continue reading

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Love God’s House

Luke 2:49  didn’t you know I had to be in my Father’s house? Jesus was only 12 years old when He got so fascinated with the teaching in God’s House that He stuck around, fended for Himself for three days … Continue reading

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Jesus cuts through the noise

Luke 2:34-35  This child is destined to cause the falling and rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be spoken against, so that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed.  And a sword will … Continue reading

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