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Life Eternal

As mentioned previously, ‘Life Eternal’ (or equivalently Eternal Life) appears to take the place of the central motif of Jesus’ discourses in the Gospel of John, as opposed to ‘the Kingdom of God’ in the Synoptic Gospels. Jesus is also often spoken of as giving us new life in Paul’s Epistles.

To begin with, in terms of images and ideas:

  • What do you think of when you think of ‘heaven’?

  • What do you think of when you think of ‘eternal life’? (more…)

Thought for the Week 21/05/2012

From Libby Hawkness-Smith, Chaplaincy Administrator:

In many churches around the world, Christians are celebrating the Ascension of the Lord today, the day when we the end of Christ’s ministry on Earth and His return to Heaven. Most consider the awe of God, that He reigns on high in Heaven and that He oversees all the earth from His position in power. Few think about the effect on the disciples at Ascension. (more…)

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