What do you most enjoy doing and how do you make the most of it? Often, we are so weighed down by sin that to enjoy any pleasure feels wrong or decadent. Or perhaps we struggle to believe there is much good in life to
In our studies of 1 John, we have seen that John wrote in the context of the Gnostic heresy. Among other things, the Gnostics taught that the physical world was inherently evil and the spiritual world inherently good. In Gnostic thinking, it was not possible
Death comes to all of us: rich and poor. We need to continually remind ourselves that we were created to enjoy life now, but because of sin we can’t. Finding fulfilment in Christ is the source of joy in this life.
In Ecclesiastes 2:1–11, we learn from the wisest person, who gives the most honest appraisal of worldly pleasures and human endeavours, and declares them to be utterly worthless.