“Today, You Will Be With Me In Paradise” (Luke 23:40-43)

Repentance from Sin (v40-41) Faith in Christ (v41-42) Christ’s Promise (v43) Luke 23:32-43 (RSV) 32 Two others also, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. 33 And when they came to the place which is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on the right and one onContinue reading ““Today, You Will Be With Me In Paradise” (Luke 23:40-43)”

The Defiling Diet (Daniel 1:1-21)

Delivered to Babylon (v1-2) Re-educated in Babylon (v3-7) Resolved in Babylon (v8-16) Enduring After Babylon (v17-21) Daniel 1 (NIV) 1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. 2 And the Lord delivered Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some ofContinue reading “The Defiling Diet (Daniel 1:1-21)”

The Reluctant Evangelist (Jonah 4:1-11)

Are You Prejudiced? (v1-4) Are You Too Comfortable? (v5-9) Do You Have God’s Compassion? (v10-11) Jonah 4:1-11 4 But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. 2 He prayed to the Lord, ‘Isn’t this what I said, Lord, when I was still at home? That is what I tried to forestall by fleeing to Tarshish. I knewContinue reading “The Reluctant Evangelist (Jonah 4:1-11)”

Salvation Belongs to the LORD (Jonah 1:17-2:10)

Download the service sheet here. Down and Out? (1:17-2:4) The Lord’s Loyal Love (2:5-9) Up and Out! (2:9-10) Jonah 1:17-2:10 (NIV 2011) 17 Now the Lord provided a huge fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. 2 1 From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God. 2 He said: ‘InContinue reading “Salvation Belongs to the LORD (Jonah 1:17-2:10)”