Category: Jesus

12
Mar
Carried by Jesus the saviour

Carried By The Saviour

Every saviour brings a special experience to the people they are saving. All saviours, whether they be paramedics, surf-life-savers, or rescue helicopter pilots, bring with them the experience of relief, comfort, alleviation, peace and rejoicing to the people they are saving. These are the natural experiences connected with a saviour. A saviour brings the comfort […]

19
Feb
Jesus is the nearest kinsman redeemer

Only A Suitable Redeemer Will Do

One of the most startling pieces of information that we are given in relation to Jesus is the fact that he was made like us. Jesus’ redemptive work on behalf of humanity was deeply connected to his own humanity. Although he was born “the Son of God“, and radiant with His Father’s glory, he participated in […]

23
Jul
The Resurrection of Jesus - Who Moved The Stone

Who Moved The Stone?

That Jesus existed, there is no doubt. There is a great deal of written historical evidence, both from Christian and non-Christian writers, supporting the fact that Jesus was a genuine historical figure, living at the beginning of the first century AD. When applying the standard criteria of historical investigation, virtually all New Testament and Near […]

25
Jun
The gospel is the good news of Jesus and the Kingdom of God

The Gospel Of Good News

When we think of the gospel, we can tend to think of it in only ‘New Testament’ terms. We might be of the impression that the gospel was something that came about around the time of Jesus and subsequently spread throughout the world by his followers. While this is somewhat true, upon more extensive reading […]

02
Apr
Peter Scazerro, author of Emotionally Healthy Spirituality, is quoted in this blog article

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

“It’s impossible to be spiritually mature while remaining emotionally immature.” – Peter Scazzero, Emotional Healthy Spirituality Emotions Make Us Human Do you have emotionally healthy spirituality? Are you emotionally mature? Or are you, perhaps, deeply uncomfortable being intimate with your emotions? Did you realise that emotional maturity and spiritual health are intrinsically linked? Our emotions […]

12
Mar
Following Jesus involves learning about his humble birth

The Birth of Jesus

The theme we are looking at is following Jesus. I thought it might be helpful to look at the circumstances of his birth, before we look at other aspects of his life and teaching. As we all know, Jesus was God’s only Son and God had a very special plan for him. He had a […]

05
Feb
Riverdove Blog What does it mean to follow Jesus

What does it mean to follow Jesus?

To Follow Jesus: What does it mean? Today, there are many people who would claim to follow Jesus. I thought it would be good to start by defining what Jesus meant when he said “Come and follow me”. Today, we are familiar with the word in a context that is understood by most people. We ‘follow’ […]