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Wednesday’s Reflection

Emmanuel City Centre Key verse to learn: Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”And they divided up his clothes by casting lots. Luke 23:34 NIV) Key question to ask: How do the experiences of Jesus speak into our lives today? Wednesday: Read Luke 9:43-45 & 9:51. Thank Jesus that he knew everything…

Tuesday’s Reflection

Emmanuel City Centre Key verse to learn:  Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”[a] And they divided up his clothes by casting lots. Luke 23:34 NIV) Key question to ask: How do the experiences of Jesus speak into our lives today? Tuesday: Read Luke 23:32-38 and Psalm 22. Meditate how it must…

Monday’s Reflection

Emmanuel City Centre Key verse to learn: Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots. Luke 23:34 NIV) Key question to ask: How do the experiences of Jesus speak into our lives today? Monday: Read Luke 23 and Hebrews 4:15, Praise God that in this…

Our Chronic Dissatisfaction

‘We are ruled by the clock. By the light bulb. By the glowing smartphone. By the insatiable feeling we are encouraged to have. The feeling of this is never enough. Our happiness is just around the corner. A single purchase, or interaction, or click, away. Waiting, glowing, like the light at the end of the tunnel that…

Link of the week: Songs of Comfort for Anxious Souls

Nations rage. Kingdoms totter. Markets tumble. Fears spread. As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to grow in severity—and with it all manner of scary disruptions to everyday life—it’s normal to feel anxious. These are uncertain times. But Christian, remember: We worship a sovereign God, “our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore…

Holy Confidence

“Whatever cultural shifts take place around us, whatever socio-political concerns claim our attention, whatever anxieties we may feel about the church as an institution, Jesus Christ crucified, risen, reigning, and now in the power of his atonement, calling, drawing, welcoming, pardoning, renewing, strengthening, preserving, and bringing joy, remains the heart of the Christian message, the…