Tag Archives: Resurrection

Our reason for hope

We believe in Jesus Christ… who rose again from the dead on the third day. I Thessalonians 4:13,14 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not … Continue reading

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Messy Church: False doctrine

I Corinthians 15:1-20 The Gospel brings salvation. And that salvation depends on having Christ as our Saviour. For this reason, Christianity cannot be a theological free-for-all. There are some matters on which we may legitimately disagree (Romans 14:1), but there … Continue reading

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Hope for the future

We believe in Jesus Christ… who rose again from the dead on the third day. I Peter 1:3 In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the … Continue reading

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Festival time: Firstfruits

According to the Middle Eastern fertility religions, the gods had to be bribed or manipulated into giving good harvests. But the Israelites did not have to do this! Instead, at the beginning of the barley harvest they were to acknowledge the … Continue reading

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Acts 13:13-43

Strategic evangelism What is Paul’s missionary strategy? He tells us in his letter to the Romans: he preaches “first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.” (Romans 1:16) He didn’t make this up himself; it’s based on Jesus’ parable of … Continue reading

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The path to life

Psalm 16:7-11 The path that we choose must not only guide us through our present life; it must also take us to the right destination. David has complete confidence in the God whom he knows as his Teacher, Guide and … Continue reading

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Glimpses of the Gospel: Resurrection

Like many other victims of depression, Job is preoccupied with thoughts of death. At times, he longs for death to put an end to his sufferings (e.g. Job 6:8,9); it would be a merciful release. But he also sees himself … Continue reading

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