Love – hang on you want me to love who?

Four key biblical themes came to their fulfillment in the arrival of Jesus: Peace, Hope, Joy, and Love. We use love in all sorts of ways, “I’d love a pizza”. and “I love Game of thrones.” are quite different to “I love you”.  SO what was Jesus on about with love ? Check out The Bible projects video on Love.

Joy – More than Happiness

Happiness is fleeting. You feel it when you find a carpark, but loose it in a moment when someone beats you to it. Happiness is fickle because it’s entirely connected to situations that can change in a moment. Joy is something  else. Jesus reckoned that he told his disciples a whoile bunch of stuff so that their joy might be complete (John 15:11).  Check out the Bible projects video on Joy below  

Hope – waiting for the “Not yet”

Everyone hopes. It’s a looking forward to something, or someone.  It’s the possibility of change for the better.  In the midst of brokeness and pain we hope for something better.  Kids find it natural to hope. As adults, most us have tempered our hope against our experiences of life. It’s truly human to hope, but the Bible tells us that it’s not only humans that hope. The Bibles outlook is that creation is looking forward to a change, longing for better.   Check out the Bible projects video on hope. TO LISTEN, TO LOOK  (Anne Weems, Kneeling in Bethlehem) Is it all sewn up-my life?  Is it at this point so predictable, so orderly, so neat, so arranged, so right,  that…