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Exhausted from sorrow.

The disciples are found sleeping on the job – but why? Luke 22:45 – 46 45 When he rose from prayer and went back to the disciples, he found them asleep, exhausted from sorrow. 46 ‘Why are you sleeping?’ he asked them. ‘Get up and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.’ The

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Man of Sorrows

Have you ever seen great, important people in their private or vulnerable moments?  Luke 22:41 – 44 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 will, but yours be done.’ 43 An angel from heaven appeared

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Dealing with a Mundane Life

Although life can be very mundane, we need to be assured that God is doing great things with and through his people. Haggai 2:1 – 5 1 On the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the word of the Lord came through the prophet Haggai: 2 “Speak to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel,

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Prayer in challenging times

When times of trouble or temptation come, first ask God for his help.  Luke 22: 39 – 40 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

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The Loving Saviour

Jesus, even under the greatest trials, continued to show love to all around him.  Luke 22:39 – 53 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

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Christians in a Hostile World

Jesus makes some astounding comments about being ready for great problems in our life as Christians.  Luke 22:35 – 38 35 Then Jesus asked them, ‘When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?’ ‘Nothing,’ they answered. 36 He said to them, ‘But now if you have a purse, take

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Servant Model

Jesus invites His followers to embrace the servant model He portrays and receive Kingdom rewards. Luke 22:24 – 30 24 A dispute also arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest. 25 Jesus said to them, ‘The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who exercise authority over

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The Last Supper

The Last Supper finds its power in Jesus on the cross  Luke 22:17 – 23 17 After taking the cup, he gave thanks and said, ‘Take this and divide it among you. 18 For I tell you I will not drink again from the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.’

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God’s People Awakening to God

Christians can easily become careless in their life and lose sight of the gospel and need to be awakened by God. Haggai 1:14 – 15 14 So the Lord stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua son of Jozadak, the high

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Readiness for the Passover

Jesus shows he is prepared for the Passover which foreshadows his sacrifice that had to come.   Luke 22:7 – 16 The Last Supper 7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, ‘Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.’

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