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Serving

We need to understand how Jesus served us and then try to serve others. Luke 23:26 – 38 The crucifixion of Jesus 26 As the soldiers led him away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country, and put the cross on him and made

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The Mercenary or the King?

We are all faced with a choice at some point in our lives- to follow the crowd or to follow the Lord?  Luke 23:13 – 25 13 Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers and the people, 14 and said to them, ‘You brought me this man as one who was inciting

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Jesus: The Righteous Accused

Jesus stands in wise silence before the mocking of his accusers – with a righteousness that stunningly becomes ours because of his death and resurrection. Luke 23:6 – 12 6 On hearing this, Pilate asked if the man was a Galilean. 7 When he learned that Jesus was under Herod’s jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod,

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Jesus willingly did what he was called to do

Jesus carried out His father’s will Luke 23:1 – 5 23 Then the whole assembly rose and led him off to Pilate. 2 And they began to accuse him, saying, ‘We have found this man subverting our nation. He opposes payment of taxes to Caesar and claims to be Messiah, a king.’ 3 So

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Not recognising the King

The religious leaders only hear what they want to hear.   Luke 22:63 – 71 The guards mock Jesus 63 The men who were guarding Jesus began mocking and beating him. 64 They blindfolded him and demanded, ‘Prophesy! Who hit you?’ 65 And they said many other insulting things to him. Jesus before Pilate and Herod

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Secure Forever

God promises eternal hope and security in even the most troubled times through Jesus Christ Haggai 2:6 – 9 6 “This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘In a little while I will once more shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land. 7 I will shake all

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Keeping Focused on the Lord

The Apostle Peter shows how frail we all are and how easily we can turn from Jesus to ourselves in times of stress. Luke 22:54 – 62 Peter disowns Jesus 54 Then seizing him, they led him away and took him into the house of the high priest. Peter followed at

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Truth is Important

In each instance recorded here, there is a challenge to truth and as people defy truth only misery can follow. Luke 22:54 – 71 Peter disowns Jesus 54 Then seizing him, they led him away and took him into the house of the high priest. Peter followed at a distance. 55 And when

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Betrayed with a kiss

The eventual arrest of Jesus by his own envious ruling religious elite was perhaps inevitable, but who would have thought that Jesus would be betrayed by one of his own disciples. Luke 22:47 – 51 Jesus arrested 47 While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who

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Turning Bad into Good.

When is a time you have been rejected?  What did that feel like?   Luke 22:47 – 51 Jesus arrested 47 While he was still speaking a crowd came up, and the man who was called Judas, one of the Twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him, 48 but Jesus asked

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