Part 4. If the resurrection of Jesus could be proved untrue, life loses all meaning and the Christian faith falls apart. If there is no God, there is no moral code, and we should simply pursue ease and comfort, and … Continue reading “Why Bother with Morality?”
Part 2. The whole of Christianity hinges on one moment in history which, if proved untrue, would cause the entire religion to come crashing down. But if true, it’s significance is of infinite importance to each one of us.
Easter Sunday is the pinnacle of the Christian faith. It’s where hopelessness and despair got flipped upside down and the impossible thing happened: when Jesus resurrected from death, and triumphed over the grave.
Joy, part 3. The future is unbelievably bright, no matter how tough things might be now. A joy-filled Christian can be cheerfully unconcerned about the future, because God is in control.
Blueprint, part 9. In Matthew 5 Jesus delivers the Sermon on the Mount: his mandate for what life in God’s kingdom will look like. He tells his disciples that they will be the salt of the earth, the light of … Continue reading “A City on a Hill”
Part 4. The statistics paint a picture: wars, poverty, crime, suicide, anxiety, pornography, addiction… the world is a dark place. But there is no contest. Jesus is the light, and light always expels the darkness.
Part 1. Rahab was welcoming even when it was dangerous, and went against the Kings orders. She was also welcoming to her enemies, because she knew they were part of God’s plan.
Part 10. Coveting is a deep rooted yearning to possess something you haven’t got, something which typically belongs to someone else. We’ll look at how coveting affects possessions, position and personality.
The final part of our three week family friendly mini-series: the showdown between Elijah and King Ahab, where they find out who’s God is real.