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May
07
2012

Hebrews 12

Category: WTTB Reflections, New Testament

Hi all, Pastor Paul here.  This past Sunday's message may have been a hard one for some.  I recommend visiting a Going Deeper group this week even if you are not a regular member as each group will be pressing into this topic in small group settings.  Call the office if you would like the name and location of a group near you.  Did you notice the internal consistency of Hebrews in your morning readings?  The author says in chapter 12: 12Therefore strengthen the hands...keep reading»»


Feb
27
2012

1 Corinthians 14:20-25 (Gift of Tongues)

Category: WTTB Reflections, New Testament

Hi all, Pastor Paul here.  Today in your readings you encountered a tricky little teaching by the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 14:20-25.  To our ears it rather sounds like Paul gets himself all twisted up in a knot.  He begins by saying that tongues are a sign to unbelievers but then goes on to say that tongue speaking in church should be restrained for fear it might offend unbelievers.  He says that prophesy is for believers, but then goes on to say how helpful it can be...keep reading»»


Jan
31
2012

Romans 3 - Communion Prep

Category: WTTB Reflections, New Testament

Hi all, Pastor Paul here.  I don't know if you realise it, but today you walked on Holy Ground.  Today in your reading you read Romans 3:21-26 which according to Martin Luther, Father of the Reformation, is the Holy Centre of all Christian faith.  It is an ideal passage to reflect on as we prepare ourselves for the experience of communion this Sunday.  Allow me to break this titanic teaching down concept by concept with the end goal that when we partake of communion on...keep reading»»