Weekly Bible talks during the university semester, along with talks from CBS conferences.
Our mission statement:
"Prayerfully proclaiming the crucified Christ as Lord of all,
we evangelise, teach, train and send each other,
as God’s servants, into all the world."
John 7:32 – 8:11 Life: Can it be truly Spiritual?
Intro: Spiritually cool 1. Long-held Spiritual Hopes – Prophets and Hope – The Spirit – Feasts to remember 2. Jesus claims to fulfil these Spiritual hopes – Thirst – Glory 3. Can Jesus really fulfil these Spiritual hopes? – God? – Messiah? – How can you know? 4. Do you want to be Spiritual? –…
John 6:22-71 Jesus or who else?
Intro: lots of religions 1. Miracles and Believing − Fast food? − What do I need to do? − Believe in Jesus 2. Jesus is the Bread of Life − Come down from heaven − To give life 3. How to eat your Saviour? − Offensive imagery − The Lord’s supper? − Come and believe…
John 5:1-47 Death is not the End
Intro: really living 1. lifeless pool • Do you want to be healed? • Superstition mocks life • Jesus gives life 2. life-givers and life-takers • Jews and the Sabbath • Jesus and his father 3. life now and forever • Judgment • Something worse • How to have life
John 3:23-38 What’s all the hype about Jesus?
Intro: Hype 1. First Century Hype 2. Jesus and Ultimate Truth 3. Jesus and Eternal Life
John 2:1-25 If only God would give me a sign?
Intro: Show me a sign 1. Sign 1: the Bridegroom’s Glory – A Strange Inaugural Sign – Jewish Purification Jars – Jesus, the Bridegroom 2. Sign 2: The Temple Sign – What’s the problem? – Zeal for your house – What sign will you show us? 3. Signs and Faith
John 1:1-18 What if God was one of us?
Intro: DIY God 1. Before everything 2. His existence and Ours – The word of life – The word of light – Darkness v light 3. The Witness 4. Rejecting or Receiving 5. When God became one of us 6. God is now knowable