From The Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – The Lord’s Prayer

Sitting with Jesus – The Lord’s Prayer Reading Matthew 6:5-13 (Including the content contained in later manuscripts of the Bible v13)  “For Yours is the The Kingdom and The Power and The Glory forever, Amen.” (Luke 11:1) “One day Jesus was praying in a certain place.  When He...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – Resurrection Truth

Sitting with Jesus: Resurrection Truth Read: Matthew 12:38-40 [1] Jesus’ Resurrection – A Prophetic Word to a Wicked and Adulterous Generation “Then some of the Pharisees & Teachers of The Law said to Him (Jesus), Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.  He answered, A...
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From The Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – In Friendship

Sitting with Jesus: In Friendship Read: John 15:14-15 “You are my friends if you do what I command.”  (v14) “I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his Master’s business.  Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from My Father I...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – The Prince of Peace

Sitting with Jesus: The Prince of Peace I woke up on Monday morning with the phrase, “My Peace I give you!” Read: John 14:27 The back drop to this verse of scripture is that Jesus is with His Disciples, in the Upper Room, sharing Passover, instigating what we call Communion. ...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – The Widow’s Offering

Sitting with Jesus: The Widow’s Offering      Read:  Mark 12:38-44 This is a significant moment in Jesus’ Public Ministry, in Jerusalem.  After Jesus’ warning against The Teachers of the Law, He then focuses on private instructions to His Disciples.  I had not realised that.  I...
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From The Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – The Rich Young Ruler

Sitting with Jesus: The Rich Young Ruler       Read:  Mark 10:17-31 This has always been one of my favourite passages of Scripture – ever since I was a young boy.  I think, because, it has been a story , an historical moment that has impacted my life and helped to shape it – I’ll...
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From the Pastor’s Desk – Sitting With Jesus – In the Arena of Debate

Sitting with Jesus: In The Arena of Debate   Read:  Mark 12:28-34 This was to prove quite a day of Debate and Questioning.  It was the second day of Passion Week.  The heat on Jesus is rising.  They were out to trip Him up.  So, to set the scene as “They arrived in Jerusalem……”...
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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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