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For the Joy – A Plan, A Plot & Passover

About This Talk

In uncertain times our God is certain. He is at work in our lives, our churches and the nations of the world. While people plotted for Jesus' demise, God had a plan and a purpose that would be fulfilled at the Passover.

Points to Ponder

God had a plan

People had plots

But God’s plan prevails

About The Series

Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 12:2

It doesn’t take long after Christmas for the shelves of our supermarkets and corner shops to start filling up with Easter eggs. But with daylight beginning to stretch each day, it feels like spring is on the way and Easter is just around the corner. At MKCC we will be celebrating on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, both in-person and online.

This time of preparation is not new to the Church.  Lent is a 40-day period of making space for God leading up to Easter. Every year, millions of Christians choose to give things up in order to put Jesus first.

Our teaching series, ‘For the Joy’, is drawn from the incredible perspective of the cross given to us by the writer of the book of Hebrews. Together we will journey through the last week of Jesus’ life on earth as recorded by Matthew.

Resources

Read Psalm 22

How many ways is Jesus’ death described in this Psalm?

Read Matthew 26:14-16

How did Judas look for an opportunity?

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