Living ‘in-Christ (3) –

Bible Reading Colossians 3:1-11 Introduction In 1976 Dr Francis Schaeffer wrote a book with the title “How should we then live”.  The question is by what standard should we live.  Dr Schaeffer said when we base society on the Bible, on the infinite-personal God who is there and has spoken, it provides an absolute by … Continue reading Living ‘in-Christ (3) –

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Living ‘in Christ’ (2)

Scripture Readings Psalm 25:1-15 Colossians 3:1-11 Introduction  Dr Joseph Haroutunian, a professor at McCormick Theological Seminary, came to America from Armenia. One day a well-meaning friend said to him, "Your name is difficult to pronounce and difficult to spell--it could hurt your professional career. Why don’t you change your name to  Harwood or Harwell or … Continue reading Living ‘in Christ’ (2)

Jesus Christ only – no if’s no buts’ (2)

Bible readings Romans 6:1-11 Colossians 2:8-15 Introduction Dear friends in the Lord, Some 24 years ago we migrated from South Africa. Heila and I had to meet the requirements of the Government at the time. All along, our children, then under the age of sixteen, had nothing to do to meet any regulation. We can … Continue reading Jesus Christ only – no if’s no buts’ (2)

So that you may believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah the Son of God

Bearing fruit in Christ to the Father’s glory Scripture Readings Psalm 80 John 15:1-8 Every farmer understands that his existence hangs on the fruit of the crop he plants.  Farmers are not known for what they plant, but for what they harvest.  A cotton farmer is not someone who plants cotton seed; he is someone … Continue reading So that you may believe that Jesus Christ is the Messiah the Son of God