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) –
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)
Bible readings Isaiah 40:1-11 1 Peter 1:13-2:3 Introduction The Bible, in our reading this morning, refers to being “redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers” (1 Peter 1:18) Don’t we just all remember the joy of blowing and chasing bubbles? All the expensive toys could not compete with … Continue reading Life as God’s adopted child (1)
"To be born again is to enter into a new existence, to have a new mind, a new heart, new views, new principles, new tastes, new affections, new likings, new dislikes, new fears, new joys, new sorrows, new love to things once hated, new hatred to things once loved, new thoughts of God, ourselves, the … Continue reading Born again – a new life!