Philemon 4-6. After his greeting, Paul next mentions his prayers for the recipient. In his words we hear indications of the way he will write in the rest of the letter. He thanks God for his friend’s faith and the
There are times when we feel we are walking in a valley under the shadow of death; our verses have that taste to them. But Paul shines with calm faith in the midst of this deadly trial and he is
In today’s first “Sermon from Home” we return to Acts 27 and Paul’s voyage across the Mediterranean sea. In particular, we look at v21-26, to see Paul’s confidence in the Lord in the midst of a terrifying and deadly storm.
Genesis describes the start of the world as good (Ge 1:31): a place where early humanity could live in innocence and peace (Ge 2:25). Society today is rather different! Sin has created division, disharmony and violence. The Lord has promised
For nearly 2000 years Jesus followers have been known as ‘Christians’. Where did the name come from? An ancient city called Antioch (sited near to modern Antakya in Turkey), where not only that nick-name but also the first local church
There are things we cannot do. Some are physically or mentally beyond us. But others we simply cannot face because of what they stir up within us: they are utterly off-putting. Yet, at times, we may have to do them