LPUC eNews – Sunday 25 August 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.    Luke 13:10-17 & 14:1-6, Beyond the sabbath In the gospel reading there are two narratives: one – Jesus heals a crippled woman and the other – Jesus heals a man suffering from abnormal swelling…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 18 August 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Hebrews 11:29-12:2, Running the race of faith In the text, the author of Hebrews starts telling us about people who have finished their races by faith. We read about the parting of…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 11 August 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 12:32-40.  What will I be doing when He gets here?  Today’s Bible reading covers two matters which are related to each other and follow on from last week’s parable about the…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 4 August 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 12:13-21 &, Colossians 3:1-4.  Are we rich in God’s sight? The background for the text is an incident that occurred in Galilee as Jesus was teaching to a large crowd. A…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 28 July 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 11: 1-13, Beyond Asking In today’s lesson, Jesus disciples had watched him and heard him praying. One day they went to him and asked him to teach them how to pray….

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…