Worship each Sunday

9.30am

Commentary

Luke 3: 9-11

Even now the ax is lying at the root of the trees; every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.” And the crowds asked him, “What then should we do?” In reply he said to them, “Whoever has two coats must share with anyone who has none; and whoever has food must do likewise.”

Luke 21:29-31

Then he told them a parable: “Look at the fig tree and all the trees; as soon as they sprout leaves you can see for yourselves and know that summer is already near. So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that the kingdom of God is near. We do not worship only in light of what God has done in the past. Our worship is always illuminated and shaped by what is to come, by what God has…

Revelation 1:8

“I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.

Mark 13:5-6

Then Jesus began to say to them, “Beware that no one leads you astray. Many will come in my name and say, ‘I am he!’ and they will lead many astray. The life of the first followers of Jesus after his resurrection was chaotic. There were many claims and ideas around who Jesus “really” was and what he represented. Believers were trying to understand what the relationship between Jesus and God was like. In this text Mark is reminding his readers…