To know God's love, to show God's love

Light to the End

This Sunday morning we plan to finish our studies in the book of Ephesians, Paul’s vision of the Christian life and his call to us to live as children of light. And we conclude with the foundation for everything that has gone before – prayer. pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of…

1 Thessalonians

Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching  – 1 Timothy 4:13 These words underline the importance of hearing the words of Scripture, tonight we tried to recapture some of that experience of receiving, for the very first time, a letter from Paul. We gathered as they might…

Light in the Battlefield

The words of Ephesians 6:10-19 are some of the best known in this letter, Paul’s powerful imagery of a Christian in the armour of God. But what does it mean? What does it say about the Christian life? And how should we think on these vivid images? As a selection for us to choose from,…

Light in the Workplace

In the climax of his discussion of submission Paul addresses those of his readers at Ephesus who were slaves and gave them a shocking command, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ We might be tempted to appropriate these verses to our attitude…