LPUC eNews – Sunday 27 October 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 18:9-14, The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector Jesus told this parable to those who “were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else” (vs. 9). The “others,” such as those…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 20 October 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.     Luke 18:1-8.  From Keith’s Desk …  Following Jesus’ teaching on the Second Coming of Jesus, He returns to the subject of prayer. Jesus has already taught His disciples to pray and emphasized the…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 13 October 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 17:11-19.  God is Working! Are we co-operating?  This Sunday’s Bible reading is about ten lepers who asked Jesus to heal them.  On other occasions Jesus healed lepers by touching them or…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 6 October 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.     Don’t forget Daylight Savings starts this Sunday – put your clock forward one hour!   Luke 17:5-10 & 2 Timothy 1:1-14, Be Bold with Faith As the gospel reading, Luke 17:5-10, is the…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 29 September 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 16:19-31, The Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus Jesus tells a parable about a wealthy man who failed to share with the poor beggar outside of his gates, and who…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 22 September 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 16:1-13, The Story of the Dishonest Manager Today’s gospel reading is the strangest story Jesus ever told. Jesus is telling us to imitate a crook! He cheats on his employer, lies…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 15 September 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Proverbs 3:1-18  We are looking this week at the book of Proverbs which is considered by most to be a book of wisdom or instructions on how to live a life pleasing to God…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 8 September 2019

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.   Jeremiah 18:1-11, God our Father, the Potter The story of the potter, in the book of Jeremiah, was written when Judah had fallen under foreign power. The Babylonian captivity had begun. It was the…

LPUC eNews – Sunday 1 September 2019 Father’s Day

Our Mission is to Connect with people in Jesus; Build each other up in faith; and to Become Like Jesus.       Luke 15:11-24, An earthly father and Heavenly Father Today’s passage is a well-known parable of Jesus and the story shows of how God loves us. And in the text we can find…

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…