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EASTER - Living Resurrection - RESURRECTION: Mixed Blessing

Posted on April 21, 2019

EASTER - Living Resurrection - Sunday, April 21st, 2019

RESURRECTION: Mixed Blessing

 Over the course of this Easter Weekend: We have been spending time identifying, reflecting, meditating and lamenting with Simon Peter.  His personal despair, anguish and lamentation over the crucifixion of Christ and his own miserable failure towards Christ in the midst of it. 

 

Yet, in the genius and grace of God’s brilliant administration of human history, all of this, for Peter, gives way to something marvellous and beautifully redemptive.

So it is, we join Peter again today for one final stroll…              

Text: John 21:1-17

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 Digging Deeper: My Personal Reflections...

 Engage the text: Ask questions to see what answers the Scriptures provide: who, what, when, where, and how?

 

Know the text: What's the meaning for the original audience and then what is the meaning for me?

 

Listen, let the text speak: What is the Holy Spirit saying to me?

 Meditate on the message: take note of what word or phrase stands out to you. Come back to that word or phrase throughout the day, being present to its impact and invitation.

Live in light of the text: Being: what does this say about my identity?  Doing: what are some actions for me to obey this week in order to maximize the impact of this message?