The Love Of The Son God the Father loved us uniquely by initiating His plan to satisfy his perfect justice by offering Himself as a perfect sacrifice. It is because God first loved us, while we were still enemies, that the Father sent the Son (John 3:16) . God the Spirit loves us uniquely by dwelling with us […]
Jesus didn’t fixate on behaviour, lifestyle, respectability, class, culture, or anything else in the offer of his love, and he calls us to love as he does. Taken from four stories of Jesus interacting with people of diverse beliefs, race, class, morals, culture, and lifestyle Steve Archibald unpacks for us a lesson in unconditional love.
In Galatians chapter 2, the apostle Peter get’s called out by Paul for where he has chosen to eat his dinner. What’s the big deal here? Why is Paul escalating Peter’s seating arrangements into a public argument? Because the gospel matters in everything. If we really share the same gospel, then we share in everything […]
“God so loved the world that He gave His only Son…”, what strange paradox seems to lie at the heart of God’s love. So strange we often don’t even see it. God loved the world so much that He sent the Son in order to die, to save the world from…. God? What a mistake we make in trying to constrain the […]
Alive but unwilling to live, Nick Adams shares his personal story of God drawing near to him at the most improbable time; the plan of God to be present with His people; and how the church practices the presence of God to those in need.
The Apostle Paul describes two dangerous kinds of deception that can threaten the Christian, and how to guard against them. Neither the empty philosophies of the world, nor the false ritualism and rule-keeping of “religion” have anything to do with the true gospel of Jesus. Paul’s warning – “Don’t be deceived!”
Group Discussion Starters – 1 Peter 4:1-11 As we can see in this chapter, Peter is not going to be distracted from his theme of suffering and our Christian response to it! Each time he returns to the theme Peter uncovers more for us to understand. Have one or two people read 1 Peter 4:1-11. […]
Group Discussion Starters – 1 Peter 3:1-13 In chapter 2, Peter outlines 2 major “spheres” or areas of influence on our life and how we should respond to them. The first is government (2:13) and the second is work (2:18). Review those verses and discuss briefly the attitude Christians are to have in those areas […]
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