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Ordinary Angels: Jesus’ Twelve Disciples

New sermon series starting April 23

Perhaps we think of Jesus’ twelve disciples as ‘super followers’ of Jesus who were perfect in their faith and devotion to him. While the disciples were important and faithful people, in the Bible we also get a strikingly ordinary and fallible view of them. 

Some of the disciples we know a lot about, but others are only mentioned briefly in the scriptures. The disciples were ordinary people who followed Jesus, who was an extraordinary man. 

In this nine week sermon series, we will learn more about some of Jesus’ disciples and see the successes and difficulties they faced as followers of Jesus. From these ordinary people, we will also learn, as ordinary folks ourselves, how to be modern day disciples and followers of Jesus.

April 23, 2017 – Andrew: The First (John 1:35-42)

April 30, 2017 – John: The Achiever (Matthew 20:20-28)

May 7, 2017 – Matthew: The Outcast (Matthew 9:9-13)

May 14, 2017 – James: The Thunder Brother (Luke 9:51-56, Acts 12:1-2)

May 21, 2017 – Nathanael: The Skeptic (John 1:43-51)

May 28, 2017 – Philip: The Second Stringer (John 6:1-13, John 12:20-22)

June 4, 2017 – Thomas: The Doubter (John 20:19-29)

June 11, 2017 – Judas: The Failure (Matthew 26:14-30,47-50; 27:1-10) 

June 18, 2017 – Simon Peter: The Rock (Matthew 16:13-23)

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