• ‘The Lost Message of Paul’ – a synopsis

    Chalke, Steve. The Lost Message of Paul (2019).  SPCK. Kindle Edition. Although ...

  • Apostolic concerns – sermon notes

    1 Timothy 6:3-21 Parents can love their children too much – or so they are ...

  • Beginning and continuing with Christ – sermon notes

    Text: Colossians 1:1-14 Paul's letter to the Colossians is an absolute treasure. ...

  • Discussion Starters, Acts 9:1-19a

    (a) Many of us tend to view our own conversion to Christ in contrast to Paul’s: ...

  • Discussion starters, Paul’s epistles

    Ephesians 2:1-10; 3:14-21; Philippians 2:1-18; 2 Timothy 2:1-13; [...]

  • Erastus of Corinth

    'During the eighteen months he was in Corinth (Acts 18:11) Paul evidently converted ...

  • Keep faithful to the word – sermon notes

    Text: 2 Timothy 4:1-8 Here we have some of the very last words spoken or written ...

  • Life in the Spirit – sermon notes

    Romans 8:1-17 Where do we start with Romans 8?  It’s a sumptuous banquet ...

  • Paul and the empty tomb

    There are those (including some Muslim scholars) who like to drive a wedge ...

  • Paul the villain

    Preaching recently in Curaçao, Diocese of Venezuela, The Most Rev. [...] ...

  • Paul’s view of the Cross

    By God's marvelous grace Paul had come to view [the] cross as: a. The Mirror, ...

  • Pauline descriptions of hell

    Douglas Moo observes that in most English versions, the word 'hell' is not ...

  • Prayers of St Paul

    I've been reading and studying Paul's great prayer in Colossians 1:1-14.  ...

  • Radical faith – sermon notes

    Text: Romans 4 There is much concern about ‘radical’ religion these days.  ...

  • Rom 7:24 – Who is the ‘wretched man’?

    Paul describes, in vv15-24, a high level of emotional turmoil.  But who is ...

  • Romans 11:26a – ‘And so all Israel will be saved’

    Background and context “And so all Israel will be saved” – Romans 11:26a ...

  • Steve Chalke on the neuropsychology of ‘sin’

    One of the strangest chapters in Steve Chalke's The Lost Message of Paul is ...

  • The gospel is the story of Jesus

    Many Christians feel a tension between the teaching of Jesus in the Gospels ...

  • Why preachers cannot ignore the New Perspective on Paul

    To talk of a ‘New Perspective on Paul’ (NPP) is to imply that there is ...