Growing in faith and assurance

Green tree growth eco concept. Tree life cycle.

2 Peter 1: 5-11 Introduction It’s quite an anxious time for new parents when the health checks happen. Is baby developing and doing all she is meant to? Is baby growing? Is she putting on weight. Failure to grow is a cause for concern. So too with Christians. Are we growing spiritually in Christ? The… Continue reading Growing in faith and assurance

Going Home (Part 3)

In today’s video we ask “Can I trust Jesus to keep his word that he will come for us and that he will take us home.” Our trust in God is not blind faith but based on his consistent, truthful character. In Scripture we see that God’s Word is always fulfilled.

All Our Sickness … All our Sorrow

All our sickness, all our sorrowsJesus carried up the hill.He has walked this path before us,He is walking with us still;Turning tragedy to triumph,Turning agony to praise,There is blessing in the battleSo take heart and stand amazed.[1] But he was pierced for our transgressions;  he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement… Continue reading All Our Sickness … All our Sorrow

Isolation and Communion (conclusion)

Chalice with wine and bread. Background with copy space

Applying to today – can we share communion during the pandemic? So, this is the bit that you’ve been waiting for. What do I think about sharing communion during the Coronavirus Pandemic?  Is it okay to do it? Whilst the conclusion is specific to this situation, there may be further implications particularly as we care… Continue reading Isolation and Communion (conclusion)

Isolation and Communion (Part 4)

The Truth and Lies issues (Systematic Theology) We have seen that making wise, godly decisions depends on knowing the truth about God, Creation, Humanity and New Creation. This means rejecting lies about all four areas of doctrine. In this post we will look at some of the doctrinal (Systematic Theology) issues at stake in our… Continue reading Isolation and Communion (Part 4)

Isolation and Communion (Part 3)

Chalice with wine and bread. Background with copy space

The Big Picture – Biblical Theology If we are to make wise, Biblical decisions about communion, then we need the big picture. There are two perspectives on this. Biblical Theology which we will look at in this post is all about seeing how the Biblical story of redemption unfolds and different themes develop within it.… Continue reading Isolation and Communion (Part 3)