Joshua Generation, part 2. Looking at how the story of Rahab reveals the mercy, grace and forgiveness of God.
George Floyd’s death and the protests it has sparked globally form a stark reminder that racial injustice is still very real in 2020. And it’s not just an American problem.
Part 9. The final chapter tells us that trouble is coming (for the righteous); there will be judgment (of the wicked); and there will be resurrection. The day is coming when all wrongs will be made right.
Justice: part 2. Jesus was always promoting fairness, equity and inclusion. He would bring in the outsiders, the marginalised, the forgotten. If we as the church have experienced God’s kindness towards us, how can we in turn express it to … Continue reading “Church and Justice”
Justice: part 1. Looking at the issue of justice through the story of the woman at the well: a person who was not only part of a racially hated group, but socially excluded from her own community. Jesus steps across … Continue reading “Jesus and Justice”
Looking at Genesis 16 & 21: Hagar was an outsider, cast away from the family. But still God saw her, chose her, made provisions and promised to be with her. He rescued her son from death and made incredible plans … Continue reading “The God Who Sees”
What is justice? Who should be pursuing it? How? Where? What implications does that have for everyone?
Part 9 of our Moses teaching series. The Bible is an honest book and records some terrible acts of evil and injustice, yet does not endorse any of them. We also encounter issues such as slavery, polygamy and the violent … Continue reading “Finding God in the Tough Questions”
Part 1 of our Moses teaching series.