The Holy Spirit brings us the wonderful blessing of the New Covenant Life. The condition for his presence and power is obedience to Christ’s New Covenant command.
The New Covenant life means we can begin to experience the life of Heaven now. How? Jesus says “I AM the Way”.
Gospel message from this year’s Candlelight Carol Service
Heaven is not some airy fairy place. The hope of Christians is something far more wonderful, and tangible!
Jesus begins to explain the New Covenant, starting with the New Commandment. Peter’s immediate interruption gives us a helfpul picture of common ways we distort and diminish the wonders of what Jesus is revealing.
NIck McQuaker preaches from Isaiah 8:11-22 – God’s Word to his faithful people living in a world under judgement
Jonny Sweetman preaches from Matthew 9:14-17
John 13:31-32 – Judas’ departure marks the point of no return in the betrayal of Jesus and so Jesus begins to speak of his crucifixion. The cross speaks to us more clearly of the glory of Christ and God than anything else.
4 lessons from this dramatic scene in Luke’s Gospel.