LPUC eNews – Sunday 29 May 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. This Sunday is Thanksgiving Day. 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18. The Attitude of Thankfulness In today’s text, Paul gives us some reasons why we must be thankful every day, in every way.  We ought to be thankful…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 23 May 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.  This Sunday Sam Hudson will be speaking on the theme of Tolerance.  The Bible passage is Revelation 2:18-29. Sam writes, ‘The church in Thyatira is loving but they are criticized for being more tolerant than…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 15 May 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. Pentecost Sunday, 15th May 2016  Acts 2:14-21, 37-41, Being a witness of Christ On the day of Pentecost, the disciples of Jesus in the Upper room heard the sound “like the rush of a violent…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 8 May 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   From Keith’s Desk … In today’s message we will be looking at ‘The Prayer Life of Jesus’ and in particular the last part of His High Priestly Prayer (20-26) in John 17. Jesus certainly…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 1 May 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. Galatians 1: 1-5 and 2:15-21, Justification vs Sanctification In today’s text, Paul wants to clarify that people are justified by faith in Jesus Christ (2:16). In fact, verse 16 is a key verse in Galatians, and…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 24 April 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. 1 Corinthians 3:10-20, Life As A Building The Bible compares life to a building (vs. 10). We are building a house and that house is our life and we are going to live in it….

LPUC eNews – Sunday 17 April 2016   Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   John 10:1-10, Jesus the Gate In today’s scripture, Jesus describes himself as “the gate, the door.”  It means that Jesus is the way, the path, the…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 10 April 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. John 21:1-19, ‘Do You Love Me?’ Jesus asks. In today’s text, Jesus asks Peter ‘Do you love me?’ In fact, He asks Peter ‘Agape love not Philia or Eros love’. Jesus kept asking to Peter,…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 3 April 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. John 20:19-31, Do Not Doubt But Believe All of us doubt at some times in our lives.  However, doubt is a somewhat intellectual exercise.  It is possible to have doubts about some aspect of Christian…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 27 March 2016

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus. Easter Sunday   John 20:1-18, What Difference Does Easter Make In Life?   On the first day of Easter, the first word Jesus said to Mary at his tomb was, “Woman, why are you crying? Who…