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

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The Life Everlasting

As we look at the final article of the Apostles’ Creed we come to a confession whose English form is, perhaps, a little misleading. Because “eternal life” in the New Testament does not emphasis duration in the same way we might assume. Eternal life is not distinguished primarily by its endlessness, but by the quality of life…

Who needs a Ruler?

We continue to work through the simple presentation of the gospel found in the Two Ways to Live leaflet – you can find the presentation here. This evening we continue to reflect on the first step, the beginning of the story, God is the loving ruler of the world He made the world He made…

The Resurrection of the Body

I believe in the resurrection of the body is the 11th article of the Apostles’ Creed and the hope it expresses functions in a number of ways in Scripture: Resurrection as Hope Resurrection as Praise Resurrection as Judgement Resurrection as Salvation as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son to…

God Ruling

The starting point of the good news begins by telling where we all begin: God is the loving ruler of the world He made the world He made us rulers of the world under him You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honour and power, for you created all things, and by…

Promise

In the wake of the catastrophe of the Fall the early chapters of Genesis depict the spiral of mankind towards utter destruction, a descent that nothing could stop, not even the Flood. And so God engaged in the most important conversation in human history and gave a promise that would change mankind’s destiny, I will make…

Creation

The story of the Bible begins with its creation, an account that doesn’t simply tell us that the world we live in was made, it also makes it clear that, in the very way God created – he invested our world with meaning and with expectation.