The return of Jesus is the central hope of the New Testament, but many Christians today are tempted to focus on the here-and-now. Maybe we judge God’s love for us according to how our life is currently going, maybe we invest our best time and energies in things that will only last for this life. It’s important that we have our focus and hope in the right place, and know how to live in eager and faithful expectation of Jesus’s return and the life to come.

April 7, 2024 | Dan Hudson

Our starting point for this series looking at the return of Jesus is to study the Ascension. The Ascension isn’t simply the end point for Jesus’ earthly ministry, but the start of His heavenly ministry on behalf of His people.

April 14, 2024 | Luke Davydaitis

The return of Jesus was the central hope of the New Testament Christians, but this is often not the case in churches today. Luke explores why this is the case, and how we can have a better understanding of what is going to happen, when it’s going to happen, and why it is such good news.

April 21, 2024 | Dan Hudson

When Jesus returns, there will be a day of reckoning. He will judge all the people of the Earth. This message studies the reality, finality, personality, visibility, and universality of that judgement, and how we find safety on that day: Jesus.

April 28, 2024 | Luke Davydaitis

The future for believers is very bright, far better than now. Luke shows us what is going to happen to every follower of Jesus after they die, and encourages us to make this the focus of our hope.

May 5, 2024 | Colin Gault

Laying up treasures for ourselves in heaven is something Jesus clearly tells us to do. Colin looks at what this means, why this really matters, and how we might approach doing it.

May 12, 2024 | Chris Rawson

The New Testament insists that believers must live with an eternal perspective. This gives us purpose and perseverance, and transforms how we relate to possessions and people.