EXPLORING THE BIBLE
There is both cost and promise in following Jesus. As we continue in our discipleship, God is present in our lives, shaping and transforming us. Through us, transformation comes to the Christian family and to all those communities of which we are part.
Who puts the 99 in jeopardy in order to take the risk that one might be found? It makes little sense to spend so much time looking for one lost sheep or a tiny coin. Or does it? Jesus tells us it does not only make sense but saving those who are lost is what God is all about! And when one is saved there is a lot of rejoicing!
“I believe in the God who is made known and available to me through Jesus Christ – that is, a personal God, who I believe knows me as an individual, cares for me, and enables and inspires me to live my life with a firm sense of purpose and a deep satisfaction in the service of others”. Professor Alister McGrath of Oxford
How do we work out what it means to live as disciples in everyday life? A number of examples are provided as we consider how to follow Christ’s leading in our community life.
My God guides me in the way that I live so that others may see Him at work in my life and not just a set of rules and regulations
Vanity of vanities, says the Teacher, all is vanity! I saw all the deeds that are done under the sun; and see, all is vanity and a chasing after the wind. The Hebrew word for vanity, means transitory and unsatisfactory, fleeting, like the wind. “What is vanity? What...