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Red Letters: Yours and Not Mine

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Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives 39 Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. 40 On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.” 41 He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, 42 “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my […]

Passover

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As a young man, I attended a church with a form of liturgy you could set your watch by. Regularly they would serve communion to those of the church who had been christened and confirmed. As I arrived at this point in my life, I partook of communion without realising the nature and consequence of […]

Beware of Pretenders

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Jesus warns the people about pretenders – religious leaders who appear to be leading people to God but are self serving. In today’s world the warning is against such leaders but also against adopting the same tendencies ourselves.  

Red Letters: Bearing Fruit in a broken World

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Antony Dandato continues with the Red Letter Series. He preaches from Luke 8 vs 40 – 56 Jesus Heals a Woman and Jairus’s Daughter 40 Now when Jesus returned, the crowd welcomed him, for they were all waiting for him. 41 And there came a man named Jairus, who was a ruler of the synagogue. And falling at Jesus’ feet, […]

Red Letters: Calm in the Storms

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Unity Sakhe continues with the Red Letter series, as he preaches through Luke 8 verses 19 – 25: 19 Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but they were not able to get near him because of the crowd. 20 Someone told him, “Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you.” 21 He replied, “My mother […]

Red Letters: Shining Your Light

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Stewart Wani continues with the Red Letters series. He preaches from Luke 8   A Lamp on a Stand 16 “No one lights a lamp and hides it in a clay jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, they put it on a stand, so that those who come in can see the light. 17 For there […]

Red Letters: Way of the Cross

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Joyman Makamure continues with the Red Letters series. He preaches form Luke 9 verses 23 – 27 23 Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. 24 For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for […]

Red Letters: Parable of the Sower

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Augustine Chanetsa looks at the parable of the sower from Luke 8 verses 4 – 15 4 While a large crowd was gathering and people were coming to Jesus from town after town, he told this parable: 5 “A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path; it […]

Red Letters: Hosting Jesus

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Tapedza continues with the Red Letter series.  Luke 7 verses 36 – 50 takes a look at an encounter that Jesus had as he was hosted by one of the Pharisees. Jesus Anointed by a Sinful Woman 36 When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house […]

Red Letters: This Generation

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Musekiwa Samuriwo continues with the Red Letters series. He preaches from Luke 7 verse 31 – 35 31 “To what, then, can I compare the people of this generation? What are they like? 32 They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling out to each other: “‘We played the flute for you, and […]