There are a lot of things going on in 2 Corinthians and it would be easy when preaching through the book to pick up on each in isolation. These fascinating themes include Continue reading
I’ve been including a few big picture overviews of Bible books and parts of books over the last week. In the Autumn Bearwood Chapel will be looking at 2 Corinthians together. Here’s an introduction to the book. Continue reading
This is the penultimate talk in our believing and belonging series. We have talked about what healthy churches look like, who should belong to a church, the importance of baptism and communion and how we are to use our gifts together in the service of the Gospel. Next week we will be looking at pastoral care and church discipline. Today we are going to talk about giving. Continue reading
The label is specifically associated with the apostle Paul. He was a tent maker by trade and would often take up his trade in order to bring in financial support. Continue reading
The question we started to answer was this: “What do we do with 1 Timothy 2:15? How does it fit with Paul’s theology?”
1 Timothy 2:15 says:
15 But women will be saved through childbearing, assuming they continue to live in faith, love, holiness, and modesty
To answer the question, we really need to answer 3 questions.
- What is Paul’s overall Theology?
- What exactly is Paul saying in 1 Timothy 2? How does verse 15 fit into the context?
- What exactly does 1 Timothy 2:15 mean?
In this article we are going to look at Paul’s theology. Continue reading
Power has been unavoidably on my mind over the past few weeks. Not, I hasten to add because I’m in the middle of a power struggle but because this word seems to sum up a lot about what is happening in the wider world and because it is a key theme running through our Bible teaching Continue reading