John 1:9 – March 13, 2019

The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world. John 1:9 NABRE      John introduces the last and perhaps greatest prophet, John the Baptist, who was sent from God. The Baptist’s primary role in John’s Gospel is to be a witness to Jesus. John writes, the Baptist was not the light but came to testify to the light. This testimony was so that all might believe through him. The Gospel of John speaks about…

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Walk in the Light – prophet of God

Our message series “Walk in the Light” continues as we look at the readings from this weekend. This is a fifth and final week of this message series. We are called to be lights in the world and we are looking at different ways in which we are the light of Christ. This weeks message challenges us to be a prophet for God. Four weeks ago we celebrated the feast known as the Epiphany. A…

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John 1:12 – January 28, 2019

But to those who did accept him he gave power to become children of God, to those who believe in his name, John 1:12 NABRE      In the opening of the Gospel of John we read the story of John the Baptist announcing the coming of the Light of the World. John the Baptist was sent as a witness to Jesus, to tell people that the Light had come into the world. John spoke first to…

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Walk in the Light – obedience in God

This week the Church calendar begins Ordinary Time, which simply means the celebrations are not of any special events. Our message series “Walking in the Light” continues as we look at the readings from this weekend. We are called to be lights in the world and we are looking at different ways in which we are the light of Christ. Two weeks ago we celebrated the feast known as the Epiphany. A celebration of Three…

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Walk in the light – your light has come.

We continue to celebrate the Christmas season with a feast known as the Epiphany. This feast celebrates Three Wise Kings following the light of Jesus to his crib, in a stable in Bethlehem. Their presence acknowledges his Kingship. As a welcome to the new King they bring royal gifts. Light is significant in the life of Jesus. We read many places in the gospels about light, Jesus saying, “I have come as light into the…

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