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Tuesday’s Reflection

Emmanuel City Centre: Key verse to learn: “Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” 1 Corinthians 15:55 (NIV) Key question to ask: How does Christianity mock death? Extraordinary thing to say: “I have nothing to fear from death” Tuesday: Read 1 Corinthians 15:12-34. Jesus is just the firstfruits, first example, of a worldwide harvest of God’s people…

Link of the Week – The Art of Lent

Sometimes our words fail us. Sometimes art can communicate a message in such a powerful way that we feel our words wouldn’t ever be able to articulate. As we approach Easter, here is a website called The Art of Lent (this is today’s excerpt on the theme of No Greater Love). 40 days worth of art…

The Cross

‘There is no tribunal so magnificent, no throne so stately, no show of triumph so distinguished, no chariot so elevated as is the gibbet on which Christ has subdued death and the devil and trodden them under his feet.’ John Calvin in Michael Green, I Believe in Satan’s Downfall, p.94.

Work

‘Thinking our work will glorify God when people do not know we are Christians is like admiring an effective ad on TV that never mentions the product. People may be impressed but won’t know what to buy.’ John Piper in Julian Hardyman, Maximum Life, p.78.

Real Friends

‘Real friends not only agree but disagree; real friends not only applaud each other’s strengths but challenge each other’s weaknesses; real friends not only enjoy life together but struggle through life together; real friends not only praise one another but apologise to and forgive one another; real friends not only rally around their points of…

An invitation to Christianity Explored

Who did Jesus claim to be?  Why did he come?  Why do Christians believe the message he preached to be such good news?  What does it mean to be one of his followers today? If you have questions like these and you’d be interested in finding out more join us at the upcoming Christianity Explored…