1 Timothy 6:3-21 As the new year approaches, we have a chance to think through what it is we want to achieve in 2020. Whilst many around us chase money and earthly possessions, Paul calls us to chase something dramatically different. Here he warns us of the dangers of the path chasing earthly treasures and the great promises reserved for those who chase godliness in Christ.
Colossians 3 : 1-17 Many in the world are facing something of a modern identity crisis. Who am I and what makes me me? The Bible offers the solution – giving security, hope and status in Christ which in turn leads to a radical transformation in lifestyle.
1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13 Whilst the Wharf decides where best to invest their money in the summer of 2018, we consider why investing your time, energy and money in the Barge is so vital as we seek to match Paul’s number one desire for the Church he cared so deeply about – that they stand fast.
1 Peter 1:13-25 What are the marks of an obedient child? Hope and Holiness. A mindful hope that is certain and fixed on Christ’s return. And a Holy life that is transformed, avoids sin, fears God and is dictated by love.
Luke 18:9-17 Righteousness is more than just some religious buzz-word. It is the way we can have a relationship with God. So how can we get this righteousness? In Luke 18 we see an example of the wrong approach and the right approach as we meet a Pharisee and a Tax Collector.
Luke 12:13-21 Should we take Jesus’ warning against greed seriously? If so, why is greed so dangerous and what should our motive be for being generous with our wealth?
Luke 5:27-32 Sin is a disease more widespread than seasonal flu and more deadly than Ebola. Jesus can cure it, and he’s the only spiritual doctor who can, but first…