LPUC eNews – Sunday 21 July 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 10:38-42, Beyond What We Do In today’s message there are two sisters: Mary and Martha. When Jesus and his disciples are making a journey to the village of Bethany, Martha opens…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 14 July 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.     Luke 10:25-37.  Am I a good neighbour? In the gospel reading, Jesus was asked the question, “Who is my neighbour?” by an expert in the law but he is not interested in defining…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 7 July 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       2 Kings 5:1-14 & Luke 10:1-11,16-20, Be the little Christ out in the world The Old Testament reading is about the healing of Namaan who is the commander of the Aramean army…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 30 June 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 9:57-62 & Galatians 5: 1, 13-18, Called To Freedom In today’s gospel, Jesus called people to “follow him”, but they wanted to do something else first, ‘bury a father, say good bye to…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 23 June 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   “What are you doing here?”  1 Kings 19:1-18 and Psalm 42:1-5.  The main passage we will be looking at this Sunday is 1 Kings 19:1-18 which is the story of Elijah’s encounter with God…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 16 June 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Romans 5:1-5 & John 16:12-15, Trinity: the Three-in-One It can be noticed that Trinity Sunday is not very big in the Christian calendar.  In fact, the word ‘Trinity’ itself cannot be found anywhere in the Bible, while…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 9 June 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.     Acts 2: 1-14, When the Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost Pentecost was originally big Jewish spring festival.  It is a time to meditate on the Exodus story of Sinai and the gift of the…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 2 June 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.     2 Corinthians 9:6-15, Giving in Faith Today, I am going to focus on the second part of ‘Thanksgiving’.  I would say that ‘Christian Giving’ is about our response to God’s generosity.  As we acknowledge that…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 26 May 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Ephesians 1:1-14, Gratitude in thankful life From the Biblical perspective gratitude is expressed in thankful lives and not just thankful voices.  We often look upon gratitude as simply good manners.  Gratitude at its deepest…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 19 May 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Bible Readings: John 13:34-35 & Acts 11:1-18.  Message: God’s Love Is For Everyone. In the gospel reading, Jesus gives us a new commandment, “As I have loved you, love one another.”  This command is…