Matthew 1 notes Ancestry of Jesus Christ... ... a descendant of David... a descendant of Abraham Matthew depicts Jesus as King.... Lion of the tribe of JudahThe Sovereignty of Jesus ... Mark >> Ox / Servant... Luke >> Son of Man / Human nature... John >> Son of God / Divine nature/ Eagle Any King … Continue reading Matthew 1: Lineage >> Jesus as King. Women in the lineage. The birth of Christ in me.
ARCI - 22 March 2020 Test of Faith >> Where does my faith actually lie? Questioning & testing my faith >> Social reset button What are we actually made of spiritually? What is in our hearts & who do we put our trust in? Where we get to interact with the seriousness of the Word … Continue reading ARCI – 2020 March 22: Test of Faith in Crisis. Social Reset. Corona = Crown >> Glorifying fear or the Lord? Key of Mercy
ARCI - 23 February 2020 1st Service Teaching Notes . Prayer May the Spirit of God use me to be a blessing to your people Grant us the Spirit of wisdom & revelation in the knowledge of Christ And may we open our hearts to receive the Word ...may it find fertile ground in us to … Continue reading ARCI – 2020 Feb 23: The Rest of God. Word as a mirror to life. Abigail – ignores the fool & speaks to the King in David! Power of the tongue:for Life or Death.
Matthew 12: 1-21 Law of the Sabbath - no work at all?? ( Exodus 35, Exodus 31:12-17, Numbers 15: 32-36). Quite explicit and harsh Kind of an impossible law to keep. How else were they to eat? The law was a school master to show us our need for a Saviour...Galatians 3:24 ...the free gift … Continue reading Matthew 12:1-21: Proclaiming Justice = Spreading the Gospel?! The Model Servant Blueprint? Mercy Trumps Sacrifice. Law fulfilled by Grace.
LFM – 20 March 2016 Burning bush story of Moses really blessed me this week God can use the despised things of this world - mere thorn bush The fire is in the bush -- the power of God works through us Peter had a boat and Jesus used it as a makeshift pulpit … Continue reading LFM – 2016 March 20: There is no testimony without a test?
James 1:2-8, 22-25 (NKJV) 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask … Continue reading LFM – 2015 Oct 4: Faith, Perseverance, Trust, Obedience