There are some great Christmas ads this year from the big chain stores: “We give all we’ve got for the ones we love”, “Some gifts are more than just a gift”, “For the must haves that make Christmas”. What if all these things are found in Jesus?
Continuing our series exploring the names of God, this week we are in Isaiah 9:6 – God who is Wonderful Counselor, Everlasting Father, Prince Of Peace.
“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given,
The government will be on his shoulders
And he will be called
Prince of Peace.”
The bible builds a multidimensional picture of a holy God, who carries the name “God-who-makes-you-holy.” Based in the amazing vision in Isaiah 6, we look at what holiness looks like, why we’re drawn towards it, how we get it, and why it’s an unexpected answer to the deep questions of life.
Psalm 23 defines God as our shepherd – a concept very familiar to the writer of the psalm, but less so to us today. Alex unpacks the psalm to show the wonder of God our shepherd as our teacher, who feeds our soul and guides our hearts.