No Fear in Love

1 John 4:12-18

No fear in love. Fear has to do with punishment. We can be made perfect in love.  Are we shaped more by fear of punishment by God or love of God for His grace?

True or False?

1 John 4:4-6

John 16:12-13 – I have much more to say to you, more than you can now bear.  But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth.

Growth you say?

As we think and pray about Growth as a Church, please do have a read of the attached thoughtful piece of writing on the subject.

GROWTH Writing June 2016

 

Test the Spirit

1 John 4:1-3

There are sometimes different interpretations of scripture. We should ‘test the Spirit’ to know whether they should be believed or not.

EU Referendum – A Christian Response

Philippians 3 v 14-16

“Looking forward, forgetting what is behind…”. Our citizenship is in Heaven and our identity is in Christ.  This should affect how we interact with all aspects of life.

Assurance of Peace with God

1 John 3:19-24

The Apostle John wrote to a group of people who needed some assurance that they were at peace with God. After a bit of a riddle, he gives 3 marks of those who are at peace with God.

Looking back – looking forward

Psalms 111:1-10

As we approach our AGM, this passage reminds of all God has done for us. Others share their stories of what God has done over the past year. We look forward to what God will do this year, following John 15:5.