In 1 Corinthians, Paul writes about the divisions between rich and poor, including meals they were supposed to be sharing. These are brought vividly to life by the Roman satirist Juvenal. Advertisements
What does freedom look like? What are we saved from and what are we saved for? And what difference does that make to our lives and our attitudes?
Does God learn? How does that fit in with our theology? What would it mean if he does? What does it mean if he doesn’t?
How do we see ourselves? Do we think that we are better than other people? Worse than them? Do we recognise our weaknesses and our strengths? Do we excuse our sins, or are we too harsh on ourselves? What about a more realistic reflection on what we are like?
What is the message of the book of Ecclesiastes? How should we understand it? It’s perhaps one of those books that we don’t spend much time reading or thinking about. However, it’s one of my favourites, so this is my sermon about it!
A woman from the Syria needs help. How do those capable of giving that help respond? Do they feel her pain, or dismiss her because she is ‘different’ in some way? This was what happened 2,000 years ago, and what is happening today…
How do you speak about God? What does that mean? What does it look like? How can we and how can we fail to speak about God?