Matthew 16: 1-12.
A brief overview of Matthew 1-16 in preparation for a new sermon series for Lent on some characteristics of Jesus, concluding with the disciples misinterpreting the signs indicated by the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
Luke 15: 11-32.
Adrian Lane (Victorian Regional Officer, BCA) puts the loving nature of the father of the so-called prodigal son and his brother into a modern context. Similarly, God loves everyone as they are where they are. BCA’s mission is to take the message to everyone in Australia, especially in the outback.
Prior to a sermon on the day’s Bible reading, Adrian Lane (Victorian Regional Officer, BCA) outlined the work of BCA with special reference to Victoria and showed a video prepared for the Centenary in 2019.
The sound track, which is self-sufficient, is included herein, but the video may be viewed at https://www.bushchurchaid.com.au/content/bca-videos/gjvosw.
James 3: 13-18; Luke 14: 1-14.
Nurturing our relationship with God to know more of His mercy to us enables us to show mercy to others and live a “good life” in the Godly sense as distinct from the normal worldly meaning of the term.
1 Peter 2: 4-10; Revelation 21: 22-27; John 1: 10-18.
Reminding ourselves of who we are in God. His OT dwelling place in the Temple transfers to Jesus living in believers.
The Bible Project video whose sound track in included may be viewed at https://thebibleproject.com/videos/temple/.