Of the many images of life with God, one that is constantly used in the bible is that of a banquet. A banquet is a place of laughter, joy, delight, and great company. In this story Jesus reveals who is invited to the wonderful banquet of God.
We love superheroes. They inspire hope and a longing for more. But Superheroes are all based on, and ultimately point us to the true hero, Jesus. The one who not only made us, but came into our world, to give his own life to rescue us from our ultimate enemy, ourselves!
Who is Jesus? Jesus is God, he is the creator, he is the head of the Church, he is the greatest!
John was an ordinary man who fell in love with an extraordinary man named Jesus. He shows us Jesus was a real man who really loved us and made a way for us to dwell with him forever.
The Book of Matthew starts with a list of names. At first glance, this doesn't seem like the most exciting way to introduce the Saviour until you realise the question that it is answering. Today, Pastor Ray Galea helps us to understand both the question and the answer.
Bible Text: Genesis 6-9 | Preacher: Ray Galea | Series: Good Friday 2014 | Why is it that movies never get the bible story right? Perhaps it because what God wants to tell us and what what we humans want to hear are so different. Hence we keep rewriting the script given by God. Where the Noah movie got it right was when Russell Crowe's character announced that he and his family were no different to the rest of humanity. Salvation is by grace and what Noah could not do, God did by sending his Son to save us from the flood of Gods wrath at the cross.
Bible Text: Romans 5:1-21 | Preacher: Ray Galea