The empty tomb strongly suggests Jesus rose from the dead, but the proof of his resurrection comes through faith.
How do we get from Peter the denier, full of shame and regret â€“ to Peter the apostle, leader of the early church?
Looking back, looking forward, looking out â€“ this is the life God calls us to.
God never promises to take all our troubles away, but what he does promise, is to be with us despite and through those troubles.
Size doesn’t matter to God - so let’s give him what we have, however large or small, and trust him to use us wherever we are.
When Jesus commands us to love, he does not give us licence to ignore great swathes of Scripture, but gives us the best way of understanding what it means.
Jesus is not a visitor.Â Jesus is one of us.Â He doesnâ€™t visit us, he dwells with us.Â Jesus doesnâ€™t come and go, he came to stay.
God still works through the unexpected today - through surprise, and through wonder.
No matter how full, busy, noisy and bright our Christmases might be, without Jesus there is something missing.Â Without Jesus, Christmas may as well be empty, dark and silent.
Jesusâ€™ light is for everyone and everywhen.