Tag Archives: Eternal life

Hall of Fame: Isaac, Jacob and Joseph

Hebrews 11:20-22 All the patriarchs, as they approached the end of their lives, expressed their complete confidence in God’s promises by imparting blessings of power and prosperity to their children. Isaac conferred the inheritance on his youngest son Jacob (Genesis … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Enoch

Hebrews 11:5,6 We know even less about Enoch than about Abel. Compared with his contemporaries, his life was short; but his witness was powerful. “Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away.” (Genesis … Continue reading

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Can we be sure?

We believe in… the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting John 6:38-40 “I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of Him who sent Me. And this is the will … Continue reading

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Verse of the month: May 2017

“Abraham was looking forward to the city with foundations, whose architect and builder is God.” (Hebrews 11:10) Abraham was a pilgrim: he had been called out of one city (Ur) to go to another – a heavenly city that could … Continue reading

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Staying alive

The will to live is incredibly strong. ‘While there’s life, there’s hope,’ we say. Perhaps this is why so many people with terminal cancer insist on having further treatment rather than accepting supportive, palliative care – even though the cost … Continue reading

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Watching the Olympics (again): Winning the prize

II Timothy 4:7,8 When the Bible promises that we shall wear crowns, it doesn’t mean royal crowns but victory crowns – like the laurel wreaths that the winners in the ancient Greek games were presented with. Our modern trophies are … Continue reading

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Going home

We believe in… the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting II Corinthians 5:1 We know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built … Continue reading

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