Part 3. Most of us don’t like to think of ourselves as sheep. We prefer to think of ourselves as rugged, sovereign, independent, I-did-it-my-way individuals. But the lives we lead and the choices we make are suspiciously similar to everyone around us.
Part 2. The gospel of John kicks off with some of the most profound and controversial words found in the whole of Scripture: “the Word became flesh and dwelt among us”.
Part 1. If you’re new to Christianity, you may not know much about what Christians believe and do, but one thing you probably do know is that Jesus Christ is at the centre.
Part 7. The third person of the trinity is often the hardest to relate to. It’s easy to understand the Father, and the Son, because these roles are very normal to us. But we can easily think of the Spirit as some sort of force … Continue reading “The Holy Spirit, the Giver of Life”
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 3. Jesus, the son, is not a created being. He is eternal, completely God, and of the same essence as the Father. If he was just a man he could never save us. It is only because he is totally and completely God that … Continue reading “Jesus: Begotten, not Made”
Part 2. We can call on God in prayer because he is our Father. We can have total confidence in him because he is almighty. He is both willing and able to act.
Part 3. Names are important, because names stand for something. There’s power in a name. In the beginning, Adam got to name all the animals and creatures God had created. But he didn’t get to name God himself. Instead, God simply introduces himself: “I AM … Continue reading “Take God Seriously”
Part 6. It’s only through faith in Jesus that we can know God. Placing confidence in anything else will fail and obscure us from him.