TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND

Home, after a wonderful trip seeing friends and family. We travelled up to Rotorua through snow on the Desert Road, and froze for a couple of nights before summer came back again… These are some of the pictures from our stay with Carley and Hans in their lovely home at Awakaponga. Even the washing line is romantic…

 

SUNDAY VERSES

 
We cannot say that Jesus was either simply a good man or a prophet. Jesus himself claimed his rightful status as God, and this was the reason he was crucified…
 
So the Jews said to him, “You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?” Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.” So they picked up stones to throw at him, but Jesus hid himself and went out of the temple.  From John 8:57-59
 
“The Father and I are one.” The Jews took up stones again to stone Him.  from John 10:30
 
They tried to stone Him because with those words ‘I Am’ He was clearly claiming to be God.So we can reject Him or accept Him, but we cannot ignore Him. For all of us He carried the cross…