Lazarus, Martha, Mary and Me.
Grief and glory. Can we find purpose in suffering? Is there hope in sadness and grief? How can we make sense in a world of suffering? In today’s passage from John chapter 11 verses 1 to 44 we see that those closest to Jesus do not escape suffering. The glory of God is seen through suffering and Jesus shines hope in suffering. Music intro: ‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus’ - lyrics by Louisa M.R.Stead and music by William Kirkpatrick.
The response to Jesus
Why did Jesus’ opponents reject him? The obstacle to belief and the power of Jesus’ word. Jesus the divine son. The eternal security of believers. What is our response to Jesus? In this weeks message Mark Jasper, Pastor of Campbeltown Community Church looks at John chapter 10 verses 22 to 42. Music intro: ‘Forever Jesus’ by Matt Papa and Stuart Townend.
The Gate, The Shepherd, The Sheep
What does Jesus tell us about himself in John chapter 10? Who is the shepherd? Who is the door/gate? I am the good shepherd. I am the door. What about the sheep? Who are the sheep? Mark Jasper, Pastor of Campbeltown Community Church, continues in this series in the gospel of John. Music intro ‘And can it be’ by Charles Wesley.