LPUC eNews – Sunday 26 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12 The Beatitudes: Blessed are the peacemakers and those who are persecuted because of righteousness. “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” Here Jesus does not say,…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 19 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12  The Beatitudes: Blessed are the merciful and the pure in heart. “Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy” What is mercy? Mercy means a sense of pity plus a…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 12 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   John 4:4-16, Jesus the Living Water Water is vital to life. About 1.1 billion people worldwide lack access to safe drinking water and achieving water justice for them is a long process. However, in…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 5 March 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12, The Beatitudes: Blessed are the meek and those hunger and thirst. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” What is meekness? ‘Meekness is not a natural quality; nor does…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 26 February 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12, The Beatitudes: Blessed are the poor in spirit and those who mourn. Today we are going to think about the first two Beatitudes; blessed are the poor in spirit and those…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 19 February 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Matthew 5:1-12, The Beatitudes: The Most Blessed Teaching Matthew tells us that the Beatitudes, the first part of the Sermon on the Mount, were delivered when Jesus “saw the crowds.” There were excitement and expectations…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 12 February 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Mark 5:35-41, Jesus Calms the Storm In today’s text, there occurred the storm in the Sea of Galilee. The story began as Jesus said to his disciples to “cross over to the other…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 5 February 2017

  Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. Matthew 5:1-12, An Introduction to the Beatitudes: Jesus is the Beatitudes In our Sunday school lessons we may have seen a picture of Jesus whose hair was long and parted in the middle, holing…