Having had a look at what Calvin has to say about slaves and masters based on Paul’s teaching in Ephesians 5-6, I thought it would be worth having a look at his comments on the other two issues treated there, first on parents and children, then on wives and husbands. Calvin picks up on the… Continue reading Calvin on parents and children
One of my favourite Bible passages is Ephesians 5:21-33. It’s the passage which I looked at for my MTh dissertation and yet in many respects I’m frustrated by how it is treated by Christians. It has become the battle ground for tribal disputes and the result has been a narrowing of focus and a squeezing… Continue reading The big beautiful marriage story
What is the most important thing that a Father can pass on to his son? What is the most precious thing you can inherit as a son? We often focus on the material things, inheritance tax has been a source of much debate in UK politics as politicians seek to maximise or restrict the amount… Continue reading Get wisdom (Proverbs 4)
We are going to the Father. This is good news for all who have suffered the loss of a parent, for those afraid of dying and for those who have bad experiences of parents in the past. The way to the Father is through the Son and only through him.