Luke 19:28-41. What was the significance of the ‘triumphal entry’? This extraordinary event was full of prophetic fulfilment, such as Jesus riding the colt, the foal of a donkey. Yet, the huge crowd following Jesus at this event had seriously misunderstood Jesus’ mission and the people of Jerusalem had not recognised ‘the day of their […]

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Behold Your King (Palm Sunday)

Zech 9:9. The “Triumphal Entry” of Jesus into Jerusalem, although accompanied with celebrations from his disciples, stood in the shadow of the cross. Nevertheless, being hailed as King was the fitting entrance and a fulfilment of prophecy. The Jewish Leaders told him to rebuke His disciples, but He did not, for Messiah-King was finally here! […]

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The Kingdom of God

Luke 13:18-35. What is the Kingdom of God like? How can we be sure we will enter in? Will many or few be saved? How do we enter in the narrow gate? Will there be a literal, future Messianic Kingdom on the earth? These important questions are addressed in this challenging passage of scripture. 

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Blessed are Those Who Hear

Luke 11:14-54. At the climax of His rejection by the Jewish leaders, Jesus exposes the hypocrisy and darkness of the Pharisees with several “Woes” against them. They were so close to the truth, but “blessed are those who hear the Word and keep it”. 

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Jesus and The Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot)

In John’s gospel, Jesus claimed to be the source of “living water” and also the “light of the world”. It’s only when we consider these claims in the context of The Feast of Tabernacles that we realise how astounding they really were. How could he make these claims and what do they really mean?

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Blessed are the Eyes that See

Luke 10:1-24. What should make us rejoice as a Christian? How can a person’s eyes and ears be blessed? How can someone’s name be written in heaven? are there consequences for rejecting Jesus? What difference does it make to believe? 

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Who Do You Say That I Am?

Luke 9:17-36. During Jesus’ public ministry people had to make conclusions about the identity of Jesus. Many offered suggestions on who He might be, but Jesus asked his disciples what they believed and who they thought he was. While the Jewish leaders had hardened their hearts in unbelief, the disciples had come to believe that […]

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The Feeding of The 5000

Luke 9:1-17. Sandwiched between Herod’s question of “Who is this?” and Jesus’ question “Who Do You Say I am?” Is the astounding miracle of multiplying the loaves and fish. Each one must consider this miracle, among many, and then answer this all-important question! 

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Don’t Stumble Over Jesus, But Believe

Luke 7:18-35. John the Baptist began to wonder if Jesus was the one or if they should look for another. Jesus warned John not to stumble in his faith, but to continue and trust. When we might not understand God’s timing or ways, may we also not stumble, but rest in faith. 

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