Galatians 3:23-29 Whether or not we speak in these terms, every human being is on a search for our “true self.” But the Bible makes it clear that our search will always be futile while we remain disconnected from God. The key to discovering our true self is to understand who we are in Christ. In him, we truly find ourselves.
Luke 7:36-50 Someone said there are only two types of people in this world: sinners who admit it and sinners who don’t. Whatever our lives look like, the one great certainty is that we all ‘fall short of God’s glory’ and we all need God’s forgiveness. But do we realise that? It’s very possible to have a ‘holier-than-thou’ attitude like the Pharisee in the story, and miss the overflowing joy that comes when we appreciate how much we owe to…
Ephesians 1:15-23 In this prayer that opens the book of Ephesians, Paul highlights that Christians need to embrace a grateful attitude towards prayer, pray we may have this assurance of hope in Christ, and pray that we may be strengthened by God’s mighty power.
Matthew 14:22-32Jesus’ encounter with the disciples in the midst of the storm.
John 3:1-17 As we listen in on this surprising conversation between Nicodemus and Jesus, some profound truths are revealed for us about how we can have eternal life. We must undergo a spiritual re-birth, made possible only by trusting in Jesus death on the cross. And even more astounding is that all this is an act of God’s incredible love for a world full of rebels.
Psalm 62 The Psalmist recounts his experience of true safety, salvation, and rest in God despite the ongoing assault of his enemies. Drawing on this testimony, he implores the faith community to similarly seek refuge in God, for true rest and content can only be found in Him.
Luke 9:51-10:4 Discipleship calls for single-minded clarity, and is to be lived out in a world that hates and opposes you, but can be lived confidently because we are children of God’s grace and eternal salvation.
Philippians 1:12-30 Paul’s focus on the gospel gave him a completely different perspective even though he was in prison in chains. Sharing Paul’s heart ‘to live is Christ and to die is gain’ will enable us to share his focus for the world.