Gethsemane; Matthew 26:36-46

Gethsemane; Matthew 26:36-46

  1. Something very Sad: He felt deep emotional anguish. 2. Something very Human: asking His friends to be with Him. 3. Something very Godly: to pray.

Psalm 67

Psalm 67

Roger Pearce from Latin Link spoke at Joe Stoneham’s Commissioning Service.

Psalm 67: Praise for God’s purpose, Blessing for the nations.

Matthew 26v1-16

Matthew 26v1-16

  1. The extravagance of a loving heart. 2. The greed of a cruel heart. 3. The assessment of a kind heart:

    Jesus defends her; He calls what she did beautiful; He sees what she did as worthy of Him; it was highly significant; it is still remembered.

Psalm 12

Psalm 12

“being a child of God in this evil world”:

Help Lord!

  1. There is a scarcity of: faithful people; of honesty and truthfulness; of humility and meekness; of care of the poor and needy; of holiness

  2. However - God can be trusted; God answers prayer; God will arise in judgement; God will protect His people.

Kingdom| Matthew 25

Kingdom| Matthew 25

3 parables:

  1. 10 bridesmaids: keeping watch. 2. 1 Business man and 3 workers: how to keep ready- using our time/talents. 3. sheep and goats: how we treat the needy.

Philip and the Ethiopian

Philip and the Ethiopian

Alpha Launch - “Hearing and obeying”

The Ethiopian - 1. He was aware of God. 2. He needed the Gospel explained. 3. He became a disciple of Jesus