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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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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 -Adultery and Divorce

What did Jesus say about adultery and divorce?

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The Sermon on the Mount -Adultery and Divorce

What did Jesus say about adultery and divorce?

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Discussing relationship breakdown can be very emotive especially when unfaithfulness is involved. When Jesus tackled the issue of being unfaithful in marriage and marriage breakdown it’s important to have some understanding of the culture to which he was speaking. In the Old Testament if a man […]

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 World Community – living out the gospel

What can we learn from Pierre-Marie Théas about how we should treat others?

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The World Community – living out the gospel

What can we learn from Pierre-Marie Théas about how we should treat others?

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It can be easy to get to know a neighbour who lives nearby or to show love to family, friends and people that act in a likeable way but it’s much harder to love a stranger, or a person who lives miles away who you don’t see very […]

Big Questions: What is Love?

What do you love most in the whole world?

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Big Questions: What is Love?

What do you love most in the whole world?

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What is true love? Is there a difference between physical and unconditional love? What does the Bible mean when it says that God is love? Love is a very complex issue and yet it is at the very heart of the Christian faith. In 1 […]

The Greatest Commandment

What does it mean to love God and love your neighbour?

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The Greatest Commandment

What does it mean to love God and love your neighbour?

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Jesus was once asked ‘Teacher which is the greatest commandment in the law?’  Rather than pick one specific commandment Jesus summarised the whole Jewish law in two principles – ‘love God and love others.’ In both the Old and New Testaments, love along with such attributes as […]

Introduction to Christian Ethics

How do Christians decide what is right or wrong?

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Introduction to Christian Ethics

How do Christians decide what is right or wrong?

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How do Christians decide what is right and what is wrong? Christians ethics, that is the moral principles that govern how you live, are based on God’s word as found in the Bible. Jesus taught that there are two commandments that should be at the […]

The cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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The cross

What do Christians believe happened when Jesus died?

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Is anyone perfect? Is it even worth trying to be perfect? What is sin? Is there any consequence to sin? What does it mean for us that Jesus died on the cross? Find out a Christian view about sin, the impact it has on us […]

Jesus’ teaching: Love

What did Jesus teach about love?

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Jesus’ teaching: Love

What did Jesus teach about love?

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Jesus’ teaching is very clear we are to love one another – even those who you consider to be your enemies. You have heard people say, “Love your neighbors and hate your enemies.” But I tell you to love your enemies and pray for anyone who […]

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 […]