Life as adopted child in God’s holy family (2)

Bible Readings 1 John 4:7-21 1Peter 1:13-2:3 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, let’s just quickly recap what we have learned over the last few weeks from 1 Peter 1.  The elect of God, in Jesus Christ, through the renewing work of the Holy Spirit, received a hope which is anchored in…… Continue reading Life as adopted child in God’s holy family (2)

Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Bible readings Numbers 14:1-12 1 Peter 1:1-9 Introduction My dear brother and sister in the Lord, in many gardens grows a shrub with the botanical name brunfelsia latifolia, which is commonly known as Yesterday-Today-and-Tomorrow.  This name comes from the way its flowers are changing in colour form one day to the next. Each bloom opens…… Continue reading Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

The right answer about our hope

Better things are coming (Series Title) Scripture Readings Psalm 34 1 Peter 3:8-18 Introduction My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, One thing about a Christian is that the direction of his/her life completely changed when Jesus Christ appears on the scene.   One day the apostles were professional fishermen, the next they became…… Continue reading The right answer about our hope

Doing Good (7)

Taking hold of true life Scripture Readings Hebrews 13:7-16 1Timothy 6:3-19 Introduction Daniel Petrie was once a vice president of Microsoft.  When his only sister died in a car crash he took stock of his life.   He commented: And it made me think about well, what would we put on my tombstone if I…… Continue reading Doing Good (7)