April2020

Corona Virus

The Corona virus has certainly become a concern for our communities. We want to let you know what Riverside is currently doing. WHAT IS RIVERSIDE DOING FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS? In light of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on Sunday 23rd March we want to let you know what’s going to[…]

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Easter Reflections – Sunrise Service

[popup_anything id=”3448″] Today’s Passage: [popup_anything id=”3450″] Reflection Thoughts from the passage “Remember how He told you…”  Multiple times Jesus had predicted His death and resurrection.  However, Luke explains that, “The disciples did not understand any of this.  It’s meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what He[…]

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Easter Reflections – Saturday

[popup_anything id=”3370″] [popup_anything id=”3371″] [popup_anything id=”3372″] Today’s Passage: [popup_anything id=”3369″] Click on the 3 horizontal segments of the above image for extra contextual information. Reflection Thoughts from the passage On Friday the unthinkable had happened. Their Rabbi, the One they knew to be the Messiah and the actual Son of[…]

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Easter Reflection – Good Friday

Today’s Passage: [popup_anything id=”3242″] Reflection What’s so good about Good Friday? Response Find a quiet place and take some time to meditate on Christ’s death and how it has changed your life. Respond to God out of that space.

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Easter Reflection – Thursday Tenebrae

Many of you grew up with Tenebrae services and it was a very meaningful event for you. Today’s reflection will assist you to have your own Tenebrae at home this evening. It can be adapted depending on if you are on your own, the number of people in your household[…]

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Easter Reflection – Wednesday

Today’s Passage: [popup_anything id=”3068″] Reflection Thoughts from the passage Betrayed by one of His own. By a disciple. By a close friend. By someone who had been with Him almost daily for 3 years. Whom He had handpicked to be an apostle. One of the twelve who had seen more[…]

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Easter Reflections – Tuesday

We are journeying with Jesus through this week leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection. On Tuesday of Easter Week He was in Bethany, not far from Jerusalem. Today’s Passage: [popup_anything id=”3067″] Reflection Thoughts from the passage Two different perspectives of the same person and the same situation. Many at[…]

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Easter Reflections – Monday

[popup_anything id=”3041″]   [popup_anything id=”3040″] [popup_anything id=”3039″] Today’s Passage: [popup_anything id=”3044″] Click on the 3 horizontal segments of the above image for extra contextual information. Reflection Thoughts from the passage Jewish people knew the Scriptures very well so rabbis, especially with their disciples, often used a rabbinical technique called remez.  They[…]

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Easter Reflections – Palm Sunday

[popup_anything id=”2974″] [popup_anything id=”2975″] [popup_anything id=”2973″] Today’s Passage: [popup_anything id=”3014″] Click on the 3 horizontal segments of the above image for extra contextual information. Reflection Thoughts from the passage Picture the scene. A crowd of people joyfully celebrating as Jesus rides by. Children running along beside the donkey. Others in[…]

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