Ever have someone tell you that you are sick because of some sin issue? It’s not the best approach to winsomeness with people, that’s for sure. What does Jesus say about it? We learn that in this message from John 9.1-12…
“I’ve got good news, and I’ve got bad news,” you’ll sometimes hear. Which do we take first? When it comes to the Good News, we need the bad news first. Find out why in this message from Isaiah 52.1-12.
(I’ve stopped recording an audio-only version; if you were finding this helpful, please let me know and I can start doing it again.)
Remember how Dana Carvey, the American comedian, used to have a character called “the Church Lady”? Everything bad was Satan’s fault, in her eyes. But did you know that Satan can even use God’s people to accomplish his ends? Jesus demonstrated that to his Jewish interlocutors in John 8.42-59, and we learn how to apply it in the message, which you can listen to or watch below.
Will you do me a favour? Let me know if you actually prefer to listen to the message rather than watch it on YouTube, because I’m considering no longer making a special audio recording of the message, now that we are videoing it. Thanks.
When the scribes and Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery before Jesus, they were expecting a judgment. What they got was quite different! But there’s a twist to the way many people read this beloved story. Watch or listen below to “Caught!”, based on John 8.1-11.
The LifeConnect Group discussion questions can be found here: 2018 11 18 lcg questions