Reflections for this week (Jan 22-28)

This coming Sunday (Jan 28, 2024) I am reflecting on the second petition in the Lord’s Prayer, “may your Name be honoured!” I will use Exodus 33:17-34:8. Here are some of my own observations and applications. You can post your own thoughts about the passage in the ‘Comment’ section below. You can find the sermon videos posted here.

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Compass: Do You Know Where You’re Going To?

(Sermon preached on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Maranatha Church, Cambridge)
Read through Matthew 6:1-34.
What is the most important goal or purpose of your life? What are you living for or pursuing? Is your life, the way you are presently living it, a God-glorifying life? These are tough questions that cut to the very heart of what it means to be human. If you were to explain your life to Jesus, could you make a good case to Him that you were seeking God’s kingdom and righteousness first??? Continue reading ‘Compass: Do You Know Where You’re Going To?’ »

Compass: Admitting When We’re Lost

(Sermon preached on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Maranatha Church, Cambridge)
Read through Luke 15:1-3, 11-32.
In response to criticism from the religious leaders for welcoming and eating with ‘sinners’, Jesus tells three parables about the lost being found. In this familiar parable of the lost son, notice that while the one son is reunited with the father, the other son remains estranged from the father. Which begs the question, which son is the lost son? Continue reading ‘Compass: Admitting When We’re Lost’ »