1 Timothy 6:11-21 Sometimes people are very active at work and in the gym, but spiritually they are couch potatoes. This passage urges us as Christians to get up off the couch and get active spiritually, and stay active – a
oney can buy. Some teachers within the church encourage believers to do the same. But the Bible has a very different outlook. It warns that the love of money is the road to ruin and destruction.
1 Timothy 5:1-6:2 A church should be an honour culture. That is the theme running through this passage. But we need to understand what that means biblically – because it’s very different to what an honour culture is in other settings.
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Ephesians 2:11-18 Where can we find peace for our world – in our homes, workplaces, communities, between nations? The Bible claims that the central event of the first Good Friday, the death of Jesus on a cross, is the key to peace. But how? And what kind of peace does it bring?
Timothy 4:1-16 Watching the horror of the war in Ukraine on our screens, we are so grateful to live in a country at peace not war. But spiritually we are at war. This is not peace time. Spiritually we are under attack. There is a war on; a battle for truth. This passage tells us how to wage the good warfare.
who we appoint to different roles? It’s just church, after all! But it all depends on what you think the church is. If the church really is the household of God, then nothing matters more.
Babylon is God’s sword with which he will exact his justice upon Jerusalem. We can trust that he is in control and is just because the sword of ultimate justice fell on JEsus, and he will one day return to wield the sword of judgement.
The people of God have their sinful history described using the metaphor of adultery. Our aim is to not forget the God who makes atonement.