From The Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – The Good Shepherd

Sitting with Jesus: The Good Shepherd         Reading:  John 10:1 – 30 In John’s Gospel, chapter 10:1-30 we are given a wonderful word picture of Jesus, who is, “The Good Shepherd,” and of us, His sheep.  V3b reveals 3 Key Truths about the relationship between Good Shepherd and...
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From The Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – Zacchaeus

Sitting with Jesus: Zacchaeus    Reading:  Luke 19:1 – 10 (v1)  “Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through.” Dr Luke tells us this as a fact.  So, it appears that Jesus is keen to get to Jerusalem.  However, on His journey, Jesus has already stopped once to minister to a...
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From The Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – Feeding of The 5000

Sitting with Jesus: The Feeding of 5000 Men Beside Women and Children Read:  John 6:1-15 I have always loved this historical miracle of Jesus.  The first time that I really stood up for my faith in Jesus was in the classroom at Crypt School, during what became a debate led by Mr...
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From The Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – Nicodemus

Sitting with Jesus: Nicodemus  Reading:  John 3:1-21 Nicodemus means: “Victor over people.” His family is unknown, though some recognise him as Nicodemus Ben Gorion, the brother of Josephus, the great Jewish Historian.  He was a member of the Sanhedrin.  A Pharisee.  A learned...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – At the Home of Martha and Mary

Sitting with Jesus: At The Home of Martha and Mary  Reading:  Luke 10:38 – 42 I am always challenged by this passage of Scripture! The two sisters, Martha and Mary, seem to often be presented as symbolising the conflict between Martha’s active life and Mary’s contemplative life. ...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – The Woman at the Well

Sitting with Jesus: The Woman at the Well                     Reading:  John 4:1 – 42 Jesus had spent some time in Judea.  At Jerusalem He had, among other things, attended The Passover (2:13) Cleansed the Temple (2:14 – 22) Spoken with Nicodemus (3:1-21).  In the Judean...
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