Theme = ‘repentance’
God wants us daily to come to him in repentance, to receive his forgiveness. This is the gospel, this is his plan for your life.
How do we get from Peter the denier, full of shame and regret â€“ to Peter the apostle, leader of the early church?
â€˜Fear the Lord and serve him faithfully with all your heart.â€™ But sometimes the desire for human praise is stronger than the desire to be faithful to God.
Let us strive, not only for heaven, but towards heaven. We donâ€™t have to earn the prize; we donâ€™t have to be paralysed by the past â€“ letâ€™s journey together, sharing our pain, struggles â€“ and joy.
Baptism is all about God saying, ‘Welcome, welcome home.’ Itâ€™s a symbol for the turning back to God that we all have to do, every day.