John 18:1-11 – John’s account of Jesus’ arrest emphasises Christ’s obedience to the Father and the nature of true obedience to God
John 17:20-26 – Jesus prays that the Church would embody the love that exists in God through the relationships that exist between Christians
John 17:16-19 – Jesus prays that the Father would sanctify the disciples, setting them apart for his purposes
John 17:9-16 – Jesus prays that the apostles would be protected by the Father. In the light of their martyrdom what does God’s protection actually mean?
Jonny Sweetman preaches on the nature of joy in the Christian life.
Glynn Phillips preaches on the need for Christians to increasingly live in contrast to the world around.
John 17:6-12 – As Jesus begins to pray for his disciples he says that they have come to believe 4 specific things about him. These form a fundamental part of Apostolic Christology.
John 17:1-5 – Praying for the coming events of the Easter Weekend and his Ascension, Jesus asks the Father to be glorified so he can commence his Kingly reign to bring glory to the Father. During the Son’s kingly reign until his return, the Father is chiefly glorified in the salvation of men and women.
Acts 2:1-12 – Pentecost begins the reverse of Babel, a restored humanity, reconciled to one another for God’s glory in the Church. This is worked out in the depth of our relationships and authentic community.
What do we bring with us into the Gospel Life? Nick Harding preaches from Philippians 3.