Simeon and Anna Encounter The Babe – Jesus

Click to Read LUKE 2:21–40 The picture Luke is drawing in Chapters 1 & 2 is of Jesus as the true world ruler: the Lord, the Messiah, the saviour, the real king of the world instead of Caesar. The People are awaiting the Messiah, But are picturing him as glowing, in royal colours, One who […]

The Birth of Jesus Foretold

Click to Read Luke 1:26–38 Sensationalism sells This is very much evident in the media. Even if a controversy does not exist Headlines allude to one… so their product and services can sell. We may try to ascribe such a scenario to this passage, with intent to gloss over and hide (alleged) inappropriateness of Jesus’ […]

The Evidence of John

Click to Read JOHN 1:6-8, 19-28 First Sunday we read about being ready with our hearts and living for he promise. Second Sunday we heard Mark identified the Promise – Jesus the Anointed One, the Son of God, the Messiah, the Saviour of the World. Today we ready John the Evangelist speak of the Baptist, […]

The Preaching of John the Baptist

Click to Read Mark 1:1-8 Last Sunday we were told to be prepared, Prepared for the coming of the Messiah – Gods Only Son This week we have John the Baptist Urging his listeners to come to attention Attention because, the Son of Man is right around the corner Mark identifies John the Baptist as […]