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Jesus’ teaching – worry

What did Jesus teach about worry?

Watch the film to find out what Jesus taught about worry, and God providing for us the things we need if we trust Him to.

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Jesus’ teaching – prayer

What did Jesus teach about prayer?

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Jesus’ teaching – prayer

What did Jesus teach about prayer?

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Watch the film to find out what Jesus taught about prayer, and how we can talk to God as we would a close friend.

Jesus’ teaching – reconciliation

What did Jesus teach about revenge & reconciliation?

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Jesus’ teaching – reconciliation

What did Jesus teach about revenge & reconciliation?

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Watch the film to find out what Jesus taught about revenge and reconciliation, and how we can be forgiven by God. As God forgives us, we also should forgive other people.

The Sermon on the Mount-Revenge and Love of Enemies

Learn what Jesus meant by Love your Enemies.

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The Sermon on the Mount-Revenge and Love of Enemies

Learn what Jesus meant by Love your Enemies.

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“You have to admit, love your enemies is a strange thing to say. I couldn’t quite believe it as I heard his words ripple through the crowd. What, even the Romans who have come to occupy our land? How are we supposed to love them? The […]

The Sermon on the Mount – Oaths, Vows and Promises

What did Jesus say about making promises?

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The Sermon on the Mount – Oaths, Vows and Promises

What did Jesus say about making promises?

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“I swear to God”, “God only knows”, “It’s the God’s honest truth” ever heard phrases like this before? Jewish people made many promises by swearing oaths or making vows. It was a way of trying to persuade someone they were telling the truth, covering up a lie, or […]

The Sermon on the Mount – The Law

What should our attitude to the law be?

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The Sermon on the Mount – The Law

What should our attitude to the law be?

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Ever listened to a lecture or a speech or even a sermon? What was it like? Did you enjoy it? When we read “The Sermon on the Mount” at first glance it can seem like a long sermon or lecture. And yet this was like no other […]

The Sermon on the Mount – The Beatitudes

What did Jesus have to say about being blessed?

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The Sermon on the Mount – The Beatitudes

What did Jesus have to say about being blessed?

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“Bless you” is a phrase that people often. But what does it really mean to be blessed? What does it mean to be a blessing to others? Jesus taught about this at the start of his public ministry when he addressed a crowd of people in […]

The Sermon on the Mount – Introduction

What did Jesus say about the way to live?

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The Sermon on the Mount – Introduction

What did Jesus say about the way to live?

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The teaching of Jesus that has come to be known as the Sermon on the Mount, is recorded in the gospel of Matthew and similar teaching can also be found in Luke’s gospel. Both gospel accounts have this teaching  happening early in Jesus’ public ministry. It contains […]

Drugs and the Bible

Is the Bible for or against drug use?

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Drugs and the Bible

Is the Bible for or against drug use?

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Although there are no references to drugs (other than alcohol), the Bible gives important lifestyle guidelines. Christians believe that God asks us to live a life that is pleasing to him. St Paul tells Christians to leave behind their old habits and ways and live a […]

Women and the Bible

Is the Bible sexist?

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Women and the Bible

Is the Bible sexist?

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The role of women throughout history has been an interesting and controversial phenomenon, not least in the history of the church. However, despite often having been used as a tool for oppressing women over the centuries, the Bible has many positive things to say about […]

Prejudice

What's the issue?

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Prejudice

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Britain in the 21st century boasts a diverse population, representing different nationalities and ethnicities, beliefs and values. Technological advances have meant that the world is at our fingertips, waiting to be explored and encountered. Many would agree that increasing diversity and multiculturalism is a positive […]

Nature and the Bible

What does the Bible teach about the world we live in?

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Nature and the Bible

What does the Bible teach about the world we live in?

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The Bible has a lot to say about the natural world, from the famous opening chapters of Genesis to the final words promising a new heaven and a new earth in Revelation. The Bible makes it clear that God created the world, and that His […]

Sex

What do Christians think about sex?

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Sex

What do Christians think about sex?

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Every form of life must reproduce in order to survive. Humans, like animals reproduce sexually. In every non-human species that reproduces sexually, sexual activity appears to be purely concerned with reproduction. In humans however, sexual activity is a pleasurable activity in its own right. Humans […]

Jesus’ teaching: Anger

What did Jesus teach about getting angry?

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Jesus’ teaching: Anger

What did Jesus teach about getting angry?

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How often have you been tempted to call someone a less than polite name? Have you ever been so angry that you lost control of your words and actions? Anger is a dangerous thing and it has been said that it can often become our […]

Jesus’ view of Crime and Punishment

How might Jesus’ example impact a Christian’s view of punishment?

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Jesus’ view of Crime and Punishment

How might Jesus’ example impact a Christian’s view of punishment?

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For Christians, Jesus’ teaching and actions have a huge influence over their perspectives on ethical issues. In the case of punishment, Jesus is repeatedly shown to look beyond what people have done and offer mercy to them. One example is found in John’s gospel. In […]

Jesus and Conflict

Is Jesus for or against conflict?

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Jesus and Conflict

Is Jesus for or against conflict?

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For many Christians, the teaching and example of Jesus provides the most important basis for their ethical decisions. So what was his perspective on conflict? Jesus lived through tough political times. In the first century, Israel was occupied by the Romans – a strong and […]

The Bible and Money

What does the Bible have to say about poverty and wealth?

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The Bible and Money

What does the Bible have to say about poverty and wealth?

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The Bible has a lot to say about money and its use; about a healthy attitude to wealth; and about our duty towards people in poverty. Passages from the Old Testament A book in the Old Testament called Proverbs contains lots of wise sayings on […]

Prejudice and the Bible

Is the Bible racist?

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Prejudice and the Bible

Is the Bible racist?

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Jesus was a victim of both religious and racial discrimination. Israel was under occupation by the Roman Empire, causing tension and animosity on both sides. There was hatred between the Jews and their neighbours of mixed race, the Samaritans (i.e. people from a region called […]

Giving

What do Christians think about giving?

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Giving

What do Christians think about giving?

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A good test of how much something or someone means to you is how much you are willing to give for it. You may spend a huge amount of money or effort on a gift for a special person. You may spend all your time […]

Jesus’ Teaching: Prayer

What did Jesus teach about prayer?

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Jesus’ Teaching: Prayer

What did Jesus teach about prayer?

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Prayer is important for Christians, as they believe it is one of the main ways through which our relationship with God can grow deeper. Just as we grow closer to our friends when we spend time with them, so Christians believe that in spending time […]

Jesus’ Teaching: Faith

What did Jesus teach about having faith?

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Jesus’ Teaching: Faith

What did Jesus teach about having faith?

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The dictionary states that the definition of faith is complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Jesus had absolute faith in God the Father and encourages people to have the same faith. One day Jesus’ disciples asked him to increase their faith but he […]

The Unforgiving Servant

What does it mean?

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The Unforgiving Servant

What does it mean?

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The parables were stories Jesus used which enabled him to explain his teachings in a way he knew that the people would remember. They were also a means in which he could teach tough principles that were central to the Christian faith. One of these […]

The Lost Son

What does it mean?

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The Lost Son

What does it mean?

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‘The Lost Son’ is the third of a group of Jesus’ parables about the idea of losing and finding. In the first one, a shepherd has a hundred sheep and then goes looking for one who wanders off. In the second one, a woman who […]

Prodigal Lost Son

Parables: The Lost Son

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‘The Lost (or Prodigal) Son’ is a very famous parable. It is the last of three parables Jesus tells about ‘lost’ things – first a sheep, then a coin, then finally a child. In the parable, the father represents God. The son represents the people […]

The Good Samaritan

What does it mean?

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The Good Samaritan

What does it mean?

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We all have people that we find difficult to love, those we would rather not know or cannot ever say anything good about. Jesus is asked a question “Who is my neighbour?” – that is, whom am I responsible for? He does not give a […]

Parables: The Good Samaritian

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One of the most famous parables of Jesus is known as ‘The Good Samaritan’. Samaritans were a group of people living next door to the Jews. (The Jews were the first people to hear Jesus’ story.) The Jews and the Samaritans were enemies and avoided […]

Jesus’ teaching: Money

What did Jesus teach about money and giving?

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Jesus’ teaching: Money

What did Jesus teach about money and giving?

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Money. It can do wonderful things and change lives for the better. Equally, it can be a cause of stress, arguments and leave our lives in a mess. Having too much can make you greedy for more, having too little can make you desperate. The […]

Jesus’ teaching

What did Jesus teach people?

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Jesus’ teaching

What did Jesus teach people?

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Jesus was known as Rabbi or teacher as he taught people a lot about how they should live and the decisions they should make. But what exactly did Jesus teach about: revenge? worry? prayer? giving? These films show Jesus’ core teaching on these important issues.