‘He’s a born again Christian.’ This phrase suggests that there are some Christians who are born again, and there are other Christians who are not born again. What are we to make of this? According to Jesus, you cannot be a Christian unless you have been born again. There is no such thing as a […]Read More The Kingdom Of God: John’s Gospel And Letters
“Come to him … be yourselves built into a spiritual house” (1 Peter 2:4-5). This speaks to us of personal conversion and life in fellowship with God’s people. The life of holiness, to which we are called, is to be lived in fellowship with God’s people. We are to encourage one another to live a […]Read More Faith, Holiness, Worship And Witness
We believe in one God (Romans 5:1-11; Romans 10:9-13; Romans 15:7-13). The Statement is made up of five sections: (i) We believe in one God; (ii) We praise God the Father; (iii) We proclaim (or confess) Jesus Christ, God the Son; (iv) We trust God the Holy Spirit; (v) We rejoice in the gift of […]Read More Statement of Christian Faith (2): We believe in one God (Part Two)
Psalm 135:1-21 ‘Praise the Lord’ (1-3,19-21). ‘The Lord is good…The Lord is great’ (3,5). In our worship, we focus on both God’s greatness and His goodness. God is great in power: ‘Great is our Lord and mighty in power’ (147:5). He is also great in love: ‘How great is the love the Father has lavished […]Read More Great Power, Great Love
* We need to be filled with the Holy Spirit. * We need to feed on the Holy Scriptures. * We need to worship the holy God. * The holy God leads us in the way of holiness. * We walk in the way of holiness when we keep our eyes on our holy Saviour. […]Read More God is holy. He calls us to be holy.
When we have big problems, help us to remember that You are bigger than all of our problems. Where do our problems come from? They come from our sin. That’s our biggest problem. That’s no problem to You, Lord – “Christ has put away sin by the sacrifice of Himself” (Hebrews 9:26). Thank You, Lord, […]Read More When we have big problems, help us to remember that You are bigger than all of our problems.