Jesus the Ascended One / Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:18-23 / Pastor Gordon Terpstra

Acts 1:1-11 (NIV) Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he […]

Jesus the Shepherd / Matthew 18:12-14; Luke 15:1-7 / Pastor Gordon Terpstra

Matthew 18:12-14 (NIV) 12 “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? 13 And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he is happier about that one sheep than about […]

Jesus the Lion / Revelation 5:1-5 / Pastor Gordon Terpstra

Revelation 5:1-5 (NIV) The Scroll and the Lamb 5 Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to break the seals and open the scroll?” 3 But no one in heaven or […]

Jesus the Lamb / Genesis 22:1-14; John 1:29 / Pastor Gordon Terpstra

Genesis 22:1-14 (NIV) Abraham Tested 22 Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. 2 Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” 3 Early the next morning Abraham got up and […]

Jesus the Risen One / Matthew 28:1-10 / Pastor Gordon Terpstra

Matthew 28:1-10 (NIV) Jesus Has Risen 28 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was like […]

Jesus the King / Matthew 21:1-13; Revelation 6:1-2; Revelation 7:9-12 / Pastor Gordon Terpstra

Matthew 21:1-13 (NIV) Jesus Comes to Jerusalem as King 21 As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her. Untie them and bring them to me. 3 If anyone […]

Jesus the Physician / Luke 5:12-16 / Pastor Gordon Terpstra

Luke 5:12-16 (NIV) Jesus Heals a Man With Leprosy 12 While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came along who was covered with leprosy.[a] When he saw Jesus, he fell with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” 13 Jesus reached out his hand and […]