Bible Readings

Colossians 1:15-19 (NIV)

The Supremacy of the Son of God

15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. 18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. 19 For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,

John 14:1-3 (NIV)

Jesus Comforts His Disciples

14 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.

Quotes from the sermon:

‘ The glory of God is a human being fully alive: and to be alive consists of beholding God.’
‘ Because of his boundless love, Jesus bevame what we are that he might make us to be what he is.’
‘The initial step for us all to come to a knowledge of God is the contemplation of nature.’
Irenaeus, Bishop of Lyons, Teacher of the Faith, c.200