Part 6. You can believe many things about Jesus, but if you don’t have the resurrection you don’t have the gospel. The resurrection and ascension are both absolutely vital to Christianity.
Part 5. So much of baptism isn’t actually about us. We’re declaring what Jesus has done: that he has paid the price, set us free, and brought us into new life. We get to be a footnote in his story.
Part 4. Why did Jesus die? Because of love. He wants no one (literally no one) to perish, no one to miss the rescue boat, no one to miss out on life.
Part 2. Being a Christian is about getting knowing God as your heavenly Father. It’s easy to join an organisation, or a social club, but following Jesus only happens after we personally commit and give our whole lives to Him.
Every worldview eventually arrives at a point where it’s claims seem ridiculous. Touching on atheism, humanism, world religions and spirituality, comedian Andy Kind explains why the death and resurrection of Jesus display God’s unconditional love.
Part 12. When we read Galatians 6 it’s easy to think of boasting as simply a childish act. But we consider three points: 1) that boasting is alive and well in the modern world, 2) that it is an inevitable feature of human life, and … Continue reading “Where is Boasting?”
Deliverance: part 2. With Jesus there is deliverance, there is rescue, there is salvation. We are delivered from one identity into another. When we are part of God’s kingdom we can expect to be changed into the likeness of Christ.
Joy: part 1. A sign of God’s kingdom coming on earth is joy. Jesus was full of joy and brought joy to people wherever he went. This week we walk with Jesus in Luke’s gospel and watch as he engages with the good, the bad … Continue reading “Jesus the merrymaker”
Jesus transforms lives. We never stay the same when we choose to follow him. The gospel isn’t just good news for an exclusive group. It’s a message of new life for all who would believe.