As his enemies close in, and death draws near, Jesus protects his disciples and readies them to run. However, there one more element of preparation he needs for himself and them: prayer. So they walk to Gethsemane, a place where
On Easter Sunday Evening we thought about Jesus’ resurrection from John 20, including the place of “crying” within the story. Click above to listen to the sermon.
On Easter Sunday Morning we thought about Jesus’ resurrection from John 20, including the place of “running” within the story. Click above to listen to the sermon.
Opposition to Jesus is becoming stronger. Given his challenge to worship in the temple, a committee of leaders come to throw hostile questions at him, looking to trap him. But Jesus manages the situation brilliantly, pushing back against the group
The disciples are falling out over the behaviour of two of their number. Jealousy and rivalry can spring up so quickly in any group. It stems, in this case, from their desire to have power like those who rule Jerusalem.
The team of twelve disciples travelling with Jesus are feeling under great strain. He’s talking about dying and they don’t know where that leaves them. He speaks of riches yet also of persecutions. He strides towards Jerusalem ahead of the
Our finest moments in life sometimes feel spoiled by disappointment at the end. So it is for Jesus’ 3 close disciples: Peter, James and John. They have seen Jesus transfigured with glory on the mountain and had their hopes raised
Jesus previously said he’s on a hard road with a nasty death at the end of it, and anyone who sticks will him will have to cope with that. But he also said he would give some of them a
Jesus is a mystery to many in Israel – a situation he’s had to encourage to handle false expectations. However, his disciples have come to see clearly that he is the Messiah, the Christ, the anointed king sent by God.
He Changed The World – for an introduction to this series of talks, please click the title. Mark 6:14-29Using the player above you can listen to/download the talk, which also includes the Bible being read out. Once you’ve listened, take