Life as adopted child in God’s holy family (2)

Bible Readings 1 John 4:7-21 1Peter 1:13-2:3 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, let’s just quickly recap what we have learned over the last few weeks from 1 Peter 1.  The elect of God, in Jesus Christ, through the renewing work of the Holy Spirit, received a hope which is anchored in … Continue reading Life as adopted child in God’s holy family (2)

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Bible readings Numbers 14:1-12 1 Peter 1:1-9 Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord, in many gardens grows a shrub with the botanical name brunfelsia latifolia, which is commonly known as Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow.  This name comes from the way its flowers are changing in colour form one day to the next. Each bloom opens … Continue reading Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

The right answer about our hope

Better things are coming (Series Title) Scripture Readings Psalm 34 1 Peter 3:8-18 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, One thing about a Christian is that the direction of his/her life completely changed when Jesus Christ appears on the scene.   One day the apostles were professional fishermen, the next they became … Continue reading The right answer about our hope

Doing Good (7)

Taking hold of true life Scripture Readings Hebrews 13:7-16 1Timothy 6:3-19 Introduction Daniel Petrie was once a vice president of Microsoft.  When his only sister died in a car crash he took stock of his life.   He commented: And it made me think about well, what would we put on my tombstone if I … Continue reading Doing Good (7)