Yes, Lord I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.

John 11:1-13:20 11:1-44 -  Everything is moving on towards Christ’s death and resurrection. On His way to the Cross, Jesus performs a mighty miracle – the raising of Lazarus (43-44) – which points unmistakably to an even greater miracle – His own resurrection (Acts 2:24). Accompanying this miracle – the raising of Lazarus – , …

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Do you want to know what God is like? – Look at Jesus.

From Genesis to Revelation in a year: John 1-3 1:1-34 -  Jesus Christ is the Word of God.  He is the Beginning.  He is also the End (1-3; Revelation 21:6).  He is ‘the Word… made flesh’.  ‘We have seen His glory’ (14).  This is only the beginning.  When He returns, we shall see His glory …

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A great God, a great love, a great gift, a great future

'May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say,  "The Lord is great!"' (Psalm 70:4). "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16).. God is great. He loves us with the greatest …

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Lord, we come to You in our weakness. You give to us Your strength.

John 14:15-15:17 Lord, we come to You in our weakness. You give to us Your strength. Without Jesus, we can do nothing (John 15:5). With Jesus as our Saviour, His Word abiding in us (John 15:7) and the Holy Spirit teaching us all things (John 15:26), we are led into a life of fruitfulness (John …

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Looking beyond our difficult times to the Lord’s glorious future

From Genesis to Revelation in a year: John 13:21-16:33 13:21-14:14 -  Difficult times lay ahead for Jesus. He would be betrayed by Judas Iscariot (21-30). He would be denied by Peter (36-38). For Jesus, there was His departure (31-33). It would be a difficult time for His followers. He tells them to ‘love one another’: …

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