Christianity promises a life of fulfilment and joy. In Philippians 4:10–19, Paul highlights four strategies to pursue joy as Christians: embracing selflessness; embracing contentment; embracing thankfulness; and embracing generosity.
The writer has spent twelve chapters highlighting that the new covenant is so much better than the old covenant. But with the privileges of such a great covenant come great ethical responsibilities. Hebrews 13 identifies some of these. These covenantal responsibilities are, for the most
The Lord Jesus was often wearied because His life was characterised by serving. On one recorded occasion, He sought to find some rest for His tired body. He therefore said to His also-wearied disciples, “Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a
It is a lovely dynamic to be involved in corporate worship, aware of and encouraged by those around you. At times in our own worship services, I like to stop singing for a few moments to take in the singing of the body around me.