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The Real Jesus

Ronnie Evans returns to the Gospel of John and asks the question, who is the real Jesus? The answer should have a real impact on His followers, as Christianity is not a spectator sport. Scriptures: John 4:43-54, John 2:23-25, John 4:25-26, John 4:34-36, John 1:11

Death in Adam, Life in Christ

Ronnie Evans looks again at the cross and the resurrection of Christ and asks what it was all for? As he takes us through the letter of Paul to the Romans he shows that Christ dying on the cross had an impact on everybody; for in his death, Christ came to set us free from…
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The Blood of Christ

Ronnie looks back to the night Jesus was betrayed and ask what was meant by that first act of Holy Communion when he asked the disciples to drink his blood and share in his flesh. Scriptures: Matthew 26:26-29

The Jesus Effect

Ronnie Evans continues through the Gospel of John, this time looking at John the Baptist’s reaction to the arrival of Jesus – demonstrating just what happens when God’s people put their faith and trust in the Son. Scriptures: Matthew 10:37–38, 1 Corinthians 12:26, Numbers 12:3, Numbers 11:26–29, John 3:22–36

Christ Centered

Guest speaker Stan Smith looks at Paul’s letter to Timothy and encourages to Christ at the centre of our lives. Scriptures: 2 Timothy 2:1–7

The Gospel in miniature

Andy Smith continues through the Gospel of John, and starts by looking at the reformation spearheaded by Martin Luther. Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 5:21, Romans 5:8, Zephaniah 3:17, Numbers 21:4–9, Romans 8:16–17, John 3:14–21

Born Again

Ronnie Evans again visits the account of Jesus’ meeting with Nicodemus, noting how Jesus meets us where we are at and demands that we change so that we get to where we need to be. Scriptures: John 3:1–15, Jeremiah 31:34, Joel 2:28–29, Ezekiel 36:24–32

Lion and the Lamb

Ronnie Evans entreats us to remember that our God is both a Lion and a Lamb and we should consider both aspects of his nature. Scriptures: Romans 12:1–2, Matthew 16:23, John 2:13–25, Colossians 2:9, Matthew 23:33, Mark 3:5, 1 Kings 8:10–11, Luke 13:32, Proverbs 5:14

Jacob’s Ladder

Andy Smith looks at the story of Nathanael, and the fulfilment of the promise of a messiah as he meets with Jesus. From there he looks at the story of Jacob and his brother and encourages us to boldly seek the kingdom. Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 4:6–7, John 1:51, Genesis 28:16–17, John 1:43–47

The joy of gifts

Ronnie Evans looks at Paul’s writings and the ministry of Timothy; that evidence that joy comes from exercising the gifts that God has given us. Scriptures: Acts 1:8, 1 Timothy 4:6, 1 Timothy 4:2, 1 Timothy 5:23, 2 Timothy 1, 1 Timothy 1:3–7, 1 Timothy 4:14, Acts 24:14–15, 1 Corinthians 16:10, 1 Timothy 5:4–5