Sown Perishable, Raised Imperishable (1 Corinthians 15:29-49)

Do Not Be Led Astray (v29-34) Transformed, Not Disembodied or Reanimated (v35-41) Spiritual Bodies Like Christ (v42-49) 1 Corinthians 15:29-49 (NIV 2011) 29 Now if there is no resurrection, what will those do who are baptised for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, why are people baptised for them? 30 AndContinue reading “Sown Perishable, Raised Imperishable (1 Corinthians 15:29-49)”

It is Finished (John 19:30)

Think of the most influential people in history: Julius Caesar, Napoleon, Hitler, Churchill, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs. For me, one of them has to be Queen Elizabeth I. When she died aged 69, she had ruled England for 44 glorious years. Imagine what you could do in that time! Yet, when she was dying, sheContinue reading “It is Finished (John 19:30)”

The Deranged Demi-god (Daniel 4:1-37)

Behold Great Signs! (v1-18) Receive God’s Warnings! (v19-27) Humble Your Pride! (v28-33) Praise the Most High God (v34-37) Daniel 4:1-37 (NIV 2011) King Nebuchadnezzar, To the nations and peoples of every language, who live in all the earth: May you prosper greatly! 2 It is my pleasure to tell you about the miraculous signs and wondersContinue reading “The Deranged Demi-god (Daniel 4:1-37)”

The Danger at Dura (Daniel 3:1-30)

I’m Set Up For Good! (v1-7) Who Is Able To Deliver You? (v8-15) The God We Serve Is Able (v16-18) I Will Be With You (v19-25) Do You Trust In Him? (v26-30) Daniel 3:1-30 (NIV 2011) 3 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, sixty cubits high and six cubits wide,[g] and set it up on theContinue reading “The Danger at Dura (Daniel 3:1-30)”

Rooted and Built Up In Him (Colossians 2:6-7)

Colossians 2:1-14 (NIV 2011) I want you to know how hard I am contending for you and for those at Laodicea, and for all who have not met me personally. 2 My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, inContinue reading “Rooted and Built Up In Him (Colossians 2:6-7)”