Theme = ‘sin’
Let’s together make a conscious decision to put on the new self, the new life God has won for us, and given us freely in Jesus.
How do we get from Peter the denier, full of shame and regret - to Peter the apostle, leader of the early church?
Jesus died willingly. He was not forced to die by an angry or cruel God. He knew the cost, he knew the pain, and yet he still gave himself freely, for you and for me.
Christians need a biblical attitude: neither judgemental, nor ‘anything goes’, but encouraging and warning one another with humility and love.
‘Revering God’s name’ means doing everything so that if people see it they praise God. It means doing your best, not offering God second best.