Matt 2:1-12 Listen in to the talk from the Barge Christmas Carol service as we think about why some gifts aren’t as good as they first appear and why God’s gift is the exact opposite.
Galatians 4:12-5:1 Over a period of some 300 years, 11 million Africans were transported across the Atlantic in bondage. The slave-trade was as a terrible part of our history of which we should be deeply ashamed. But Galatians warns us about a spiritual slavery which is still ongoing today, and from which Christ alone can set us free.
Galatians 5:26-6:18 At work are you clear what your boss expects of you? How about with God? In this final section of Galatians God has written down what he wants from us – that we boast in the cross of Christ, and fulfill the law of Christ.
Galatians 3:25-4:11 “If you want to judge how well a person understands Christianity, find out how much he makes of the thought of being God’s child, and having God as his Father”, wrote the theologian J I Packer. So how much do you make of the thought? This passage will help us make more of it.
Galatians 3:19-24 Before he trusted in Christ, John Wesley was very moral and religious. Looking back on that time he said later that ‘I only had the faith of a servant, not that of a son’. Many people, like Wesley in those early years, mistake life under the law for true Christianity.
Galatians 5:16-25 There is much conflict around the world today, but actually one of the biggest conflict hotspots is in us as Christians. What is the cause of the conflict? And in our daily Christian lives, how can we experience victory rather than defeat? How can we win? This passage tells us.