On hearing the teaching of Jesus some of his early followers exclaimed “This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?” (John 6:60). Like his original hearers many people today find Jesus’ sayings hard. This sermon series focuses on nine of these harder teachings. It is not the purpose of the series to explain away some of Jesus’ radical ideas however, when seen contextually in their cultural and historical setting, the perplexity of these sayings gives way to a growing understanding of putting radical faith into practise.
Part 1 - Christians In The Wild
By forcing the reader to see what it means to serve Jesus in extreme circumstances, Luke challenges us to consider the depth of our own personal discipleship.