Bible Talks by Dan Lee
Bible Text: John 21:15-23
Jesus rose. So what? John writes one more chapter to answer that question. In Peter, we’ll see how Jesus not only offers forgiveness but also his invitation to follow.
Bible Text: John 13:18-35
Jesus has given a model of love. Now he gives a command to love. In the midst of a betrayal Jesus demonstrates his continuing love and the fact that he truly is in a class of his own.
Bible Text: Ruth 1:1-14
Is it worth following Jesus in the midst of life’s disappointments? Ruth 1 answers that question as we see God put flesh on his promises through one ordinary family who walks through the messiness of life.
Bible Text: Acts 17:16-34
This is the third talk of a series on evangelism done at a 4pm church retreat. As Paul visits Athens in Acts 17, it is clear that he has gospel awareness. That one God who created all things, moves people around so that they would reach out for him. This same God also demands one response before we appear before one judge - the resurrected Jesus.
Bible Text: Colossians 3:18-19
Colossians offers only two sentences on marriage but they are two crucial sentences - one for the husband, one for the wife. Even though broken marriages are part of living in a broken world, these two verses affirm God’s good gift of marriage.
Bible Text: Psalm 90:1-17
There’s nothing more real than death. Thankfully the Bible gives us real answers to real questions from a real God as we live real lives. In Psalm 90, Moses makes three things abundantly clear: that humans are mortal compared to the eternal God; that towards sinful humans God is angry; and for insecure humans, God offers security.
Bible Text: Psalm 8:1-9
Psalm 8 is one man (David) overflowing in praise to God. Here is one man being amazed at who God has made him to be. But even more amazing is the fact that in Jesus, there is one who is the perfect human Psalm 8 talks about
Bible Text: John 5:31-47
Jesus is on trial for making the massive claim that he is equal with God. In his defence, Jesus lays out three pieces of evidence and then masterfully turns it back on his hearers. In the end, people are left with no excuses!
Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
“Don’t let anyone tell you what to do”. That’s been one of the slogans of our modern Western culture. Behind it lies a quest for identity and a fight for freedom to discover that your identity is received - not achieved and that freedom the power to do what we ought.