Seeing Your Life through the Lens of the Gospels - Mark 1:14-20
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1. â€˜The time is fulfilled' - this is a decisive moment in the life of Jesus. His public ministry is about to begin. Recall turning points in your own life when something new happened and with hindsight you can say the time was ripe for it to happen, â€˜the time was fulfilled'.
2. â€˜Repent and believe the good news'. Jesus was not preaching a new doctrine, but calling for a change of heart, as a response to the good news of the gospel message. A new way of understanding God leads to a conversion in how we relate to God, a change of heart. A growth in awareness of who we are can lead us to a new level of self-confidence, another change of heart. Can you recall times when â€˜good news' led you to a change of heart?
3. The Spirit of God who was at work in Jesus calling the disciples continues to work in our day and in our lives. That is why the gospel message is one of GOOD NEWS. When has your understanding of the gospel message led you to a different style of life? Who was the â€˜Jesus person' through whom the call came to you? To whom have you been a â€˜Jesus person' in this way?
Published Sat 23rd Jan 2021 12:27:18
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