Using Sally Lloyd-Jones' THE JESUS STORYBOOK BIBLE, Nick and Hazel Lannon share a devotion about how it can be hard for us, who like to earn what we get, to accept God's free gift. It is Good News, though: God's gift to us in Jesus Christ is totally free!
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on John 11, in which Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. Jesus has bad news for us: we're not fixer-uppers...we're dead. But there is Good News: Jesus raises the dead to new life.
Using Sally Lloyd-Jones's THE JESUS STORYBOOK BIBLE, Pastor Nick and Patrick share a devotion on Jesus' most important work: his work to rescue us.
Using Sally Lloyd-Jones' THE JESUS STORYBOOK BIBLE, Pastor Nick and Charlie share a devotion about how Jesus doesn't just help us face the struggles in our lives, he actually fights (and wins) in our place.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on John 9, in which Jesus heals a man born blind. That man decides that, while there is a lot about Jesus he doesn't understand and that is perhaps difficult to believe, the most important thing is that Jesus has given him his sight. In the same way, Jesus has opened our eyes. That means everything.
Using Sally Lloyd-Jones's THE JESUS STORYBOOK BIBLE, Nick and Hazel Lannon share a devotion about God's ability, in Christ, to overcome the storms of our lives.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Romans 5, in which Paul urges us to rejoice in our sufferings, and John 4, in which Jesus has a profound interaction with a Samaritan woman. It is only when our sufferings show us our helplessness and needs that we can rejoice: they point the way to our savior.
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Numbers 21, in which the wandering Israelites are oppressed by poisonous snakes, and John 3, in which Jesus compares his own "lifting up" to the bronze serpent Moses lifts up in the wilderness, saving the people. Jesus is most exalted by being laid low; he saves us by being sacrificed on our behalf.
Michael Neal continues our Formation class on Genesis 1-11 with a close look at the disturbing story in Genesis 9 about Ham "seeing" Noah's nakedness. What on earth is going on here? And is there possibly any Good News to be had in it?
The Rev. Nick Lannon preaches a sermon on Genesis 2-3, in which the serpent tempts Eve, and Matthew 4, in which Jesus is tempted in the wilderness. These two stories show us the Good News: that where we fall prey to doubt and sin, Jesus is faithful to the end.