J.I. Packer says ‘The historic [doctrine] of the Trinity…confronts us with perhaps the most difficult thought that the human mind has ever been asked to handle’. C.J. Mahaney talking about difficult questions his kids ask him about the Bible, says ‘There is one question more difficult to answer than the one about the Trinity and that is ‘Daddy what’s a concubine!’ Seeing the wonder of the unique Christian God is essential if we are to see and be part of His big call to change the world. Here, Raj unpacks the gems of a Triune God and why the doctrine of Trinity really matters and makes a difference! He says ‘Jubilee, the Spirit of the Lord, the Eternal, is on you and I. The Lord has appointed you and I for a special purpose. Let’s be willing to be His servants and co-workers!’
What does it mean to be truly free? In the last of our Jubilee20 celebration talks, Gavin unpacks God's plan for freedom, what that meant in the bible and what it means for us today. How can we ensure that we are people who are constantly walking in freedom? How can we play our part in setting captives free?
On the day we celebrate 20 years of Jubilee, Jeremy speaks about wells to be unblocked as we go forward and some of the things that can stop us from this.
Jim Elliot, Christian missionary and martyr, wrote in his journals 'Remember always that God has taught you the importance of a building ministry'.
The church is Gods ultimate Kingdom expression on the earth. Jesus came to build his church. He promised us that nothing would stop Him. He told stories of the building process often, the importance of clearing the clutter, the necessity of solid foundations and what the walls would look like.
Isaiah saw a vision of the big plan of God in history - to rebuild the ancient ruins and restore the places long devastated; to renew the ruined cities that have been devastated for generations.
When it comes to being broken-hearted, we tend to think of our own experiences through a victimised lens. God is an expert in having a broken heart, and he’s also the best healer of one. His promise to bind up the broken-hearted through The Anointed One is a great source of encouragement. In the words of Charles Spurgeon “there are many sorts of broken hearts, and Christ is good at healing them all.”