John unpacks the uncomfortable challenge of Isaiah 58, and the danger of pretending to be one thing with our professed belief while living out something else entirely.
On the Sunday after Christmas Day, John Dalrymple reflects on Jesus being held in the arms of his mother, and how he subsequently offers to hold us in his own arms.
For the last two weeks in our series looking at the book of Acts, we’ve been talking about the events surrounding the death of Stephen. But what about his death (and life) itself? John Dalrymple considers Stephen’s “falling asleep” from a very personal perspective.
In the light of 2 Corinthians 5:16, John Dalrymple asks what the proper Christian perspective is on the world? From which vantage point do we look at the world, and in particular, other people – those we encounter in our daily lives as we seek to magnify the truth and beauty of Christ?
The “hero” of Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Being Earnest famously revealed to Lady Bracknell that he didn’t know details of his birth, as he was found as a baby in a handbag at Victoria Station. All joking aside, how might that situation apply to the Christian life? Who are we by birth? Where have [ more… ]