Where do you turn when things are bad? We all have something in life where turn to that makes us feel better about ourselves and emboldens us to keep going. But is your confidence in the best thing? The final chapter of Galatians shows us the only place to put your confidence.
Are you free? You’re answer to that question probably depends on what we mean by ‘freedom’. The Bible affirms that in Christ, we are free, and it’s definition of freedom is refreshing in a self-centred world.
Our world finds many things that form our identity. Our car, our partner, our home state,our school. Christ died for us, so that we can be a part of his family. This is our new identity.
The message of the Bible is not just of a God who exists somewhere ‘out there’, but of a very personal God who comes to us and is present in us. The role of the Holy Spirit is unique and wonderful and the Spirit is active in all who hear the gospel by faith.
One of the most common criticisms of Christians is hypocrisy. And the worst thing about it is that it is often true. We often don’t live up to the standards that the Bible says we should. So do we despair? Today we will look at what our Christian freedom means when we get things wrong.
Ever met people who needed ‘proof’ that Christianity is real? The best evidence of the truth and power of the gospel is what God has done in you. Today we will see how Paul helps his friends ‘see’ the reality of the gospel.
Do you feel free? Lots of things in life make us feel burdened or enslaved. Today we explore a bit about the freedom of the gospel and why it is the best kind of freedom.