Sons and Daughters?

Many Christians┬áprobably think of themselves as children of God.┬áBut if someone asks you to explain the good news of God’s amazing salvation in Christ, how often would your mind turn to adoption as a way of explaining the gospel? It’s a wonderful, Biblical picture of what God does. Let’s break it down, and as we […]

No dismay

In Christ, we see the ‘now’ but ‘not-all-yet’ of salvation without dismay. Because we NOW have in part, we will THEN have in full. The now/not-all-yet tension familiar from Romans is also seen in 1 John, the subject of our most recent sermon series. John’s writing, rather than being self-contradicting, reflects this tension. Born of […]