In this part of the Building a Christian Worldview series we look at Redemption – that is Jesus, the solution to the problem of sin and evil. How is that accomplished? We also look at a small part of Romans 2 and think about judging others. Links Solzhenitsyn’s piece Covid Lockdowns and the impact on […]
In this final session on the book of Revelation, we think about why it’s so important to pay attention to Revelation.
In Revelation 19 we see the beginning of “the end” – where God’s justice is seen to be done. We see that the whole of history centres around Jesus as he comes as judge. The video about Jesus the judge I mention is this one here: Our King and Judge
If you’re anything like me, it’s been difficult to find rest over the last few months. In this video we look at where we can find rest this summer. Links Rejoice & Tremble book review The Mind Renewed podcast
What would Jesus have to say to churches today about everything that’s going on? Revelation chapters 2 and 3 contain seven letters to the churches, which give us a real insight into what he has to say to us today.
Every so often I record a short ‘thought’ for the Tendring Talking Times. My previous thought is available here. There is a huge amount of division in society at the moment. The biggest culprit is of course Brexit – friends have fallen out with each other over this one. I personally have lost friends over […]
Over the last few weeks I’ve been spending a bit of time in Matthew 5 preparing for various sermons. As well as being struck by how rich the Sermon on the Mount is – you could easily do a sermon series on the Beatitudes, for example – I’ve been struck by how profound Jesus is […]
Three years ago, I lamented the use of the word “bigot” especially in the context of same-sex marriage. In the last week or so, I’ve read a couple of other things which have really said what I wanted to say much better. Firstly, Brendan O’Neill writes about “The New Bigots” as he considers the treatment […]
“How do I see Jesus?” Not a question people ask very often, but nonetheless it has a lot of answers. Do I see Jesus by trying to be a good person? Do I see Jesus by praying a lot? Do I see Jesus by looking deep inside myself to try to find out what God is […]
Aristotle once said, “knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom”. What do you think about that? Do you agree, disagree? Let’s park that there, I’ll come back to it in just a moment. At church yesterday I preached a sermon about Jesus’ famous words from John 8:12: “I am the light of the world. […]