Tag Archives: Messiah

The coming and return

Titus 2:1–15 Today we start the season of the ‘arrival’. It’s the season of looking forward to the coming or arrival of the Messiah. This is the time in the church calendar set aside to prepare for Christmas. The church … Continue reading

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There is only one Messiah

1 Corinthians 1:10–17 Sometimes we look at the church and we scratch our heads. How did it get like this? What often happens next is that we look for reasons. A favourite is to blame Constantine and trace our problems … Continue reading

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The story of Advent

Isaiah 53:1–12 God has a strange way of working. He does not follow human logic. You may have noticed this in your own life. You know that if you were God you would do something one way, but our Lord … Continue reading

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The coming messiah

Romans 8:18–30 How long would you wait for a friend? I don’t much enjoy waiting. We don’t like waiting for things. Sometimes it seems like the waiting will never end. Life is full of waiting. Waiting for the bus. Waiting … Continue reading

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Messiah of unfailing love

Micah 7:14–20 I hope you had a great two weeks without me. Thank you for allowing us time off. Yuri and I have been spending valuable time with our precious granddaughter and her lovely mother. But now we’re back and … Continue reading

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Blessed are those who believe

Blessed are those who believe John 20:19–31 Last Sunday, Jesus was resurrected. This came as a surprise to everyone. It came as a surprise to those Jews such as the Sadducees who didn’t believe in the resurrection of the dead. … Continue reading

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The work of the lord

Matthew 25:14–46 Do you want to die? When? I clearly remember being puzzled as a young Christian. So many things didn’t make sense. One of them was to do with the promise of the future hope. My logic was simple … Continue reading

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