You cannot live the Christian life until Christ comes to live in you.

John 14:15-15:17 Those who love the Lord are called to a life of obedience - keeping His 'commandments', keeping His 'Word' (21,23). We cannot live this life in our own strength. Christ must make His home in us (23). Once He has come to live in us, we are to abide in Him (4). Jesus …

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Jesus – The King who is greater than every other king.

1 Samuel 8:1-10:8; John 12:12-36; Psalm 65:1-13 Saul was an unworthy king. Jesus is the King who is altogether worthy – “Blessed is the King of Israel” (John 12:13). We are to bring “praise” to “God our Saviour”. We are to “shout for joy and sing” (Psalm 65:1,5,13). He is worthy of all praise, glory …

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Loving, serving and following Jesus

John 21:1-25 'Fishers of men' (Matthew 4:19): Set your goals lower than this, and you will take others with you. Together, you will discover the emptiness of life without Christ at its centre: 'they caught nothing' (3). Note the contrast between the self-centered life (5) and the Christ centered life (6,8,11). Loving, serving and following …

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