Sermons on Communion
As we approach the summit of our series in Luke, Dave challenges us to stand strong in life as Jesus himself stands with us in every situation. Looking at the amazing outworking of God’s plan throughout history, we see a God who is for us not against us – His good plans for you will never fail.
Life is full of questions and Jesus is on the firing line again today as He is questioned about life after death. These questions are not going to get fully answered though, until the religious leaders of the time see Jesus raised from the dead. It’s only when we fully believe that Jesus came back to life and lives today do our big questions of life start making sense.
Dave continues in Luke 9 as the 12 Apostles are sent out. Jesus message of good news being deployed and healing delivered. He is concerned not just with the soul but with the body too and when they seek rest and time together the crowds gather and he teaches them gladly. When the disciples ask Him to send them away for food he tells them to give them something to eat. We too are called to deploy the message, deliver…
Dave challenges us to look at God’s justice and mercy and how perfectly these are balanced perfectly within who God is. How does God pour out His mercy over our lives? And how does this cause us to live. With wonderful illustrations from Les Miserable we are led to come together to share the bread and wine at the foot of the cross.