Full service and sermon – Nicodemus escapes lockdown?
Oh, give him the glory, great things he has done!
Good morning and welcome to our communion service. Praise God, I have welcome news. Easter is approaching and the requirement for many to shield is being lifted at the end of this month as the Covid-19 vaccine rollout is having the desired effect; to make all of us much safer.
The focus of the sermon today is for us to walk in the shoes of Nicodemus on his journey into faith in Jesus Christ, recognising all the pressures on him not to follow the leading of God’s Spirit, and his eventual “coming out” as a follower of Jesus upon Jesus’ demise. It’s a bit like coming out of lockdown; those tentative steps into what we discover is required by God’s kingdom