Righteousness

The Path of Righteousness

The Path of Righteousness
Feeling a deep conviction that many Christians today, especially younger generations, have no strong sense of the need for personal holiness and have never sat under extensive teaching on righteousness, and knowing the extensive call of God in Holy Scripture to uprightness before God, and that this is the vital gift of God, John Alley here brings scriptural truth to life. Beginning again with the fascinating account in Acts 24 of Paul's trial before Felix, where, as "Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid," and then discussing John Wesley's famous sermon "Christ our Wisdom,…

The Path of Righteousness #2

The Path of Righteousness #2
Feeling a deep conviction that many Christians today, especially younger generations, have no strong sense of the need for personal holiness and have never sat under extensive teaching on righteousness, and knowing the extensive call of God in Holy Scripture to uprightness before God, and that this is the vital gift of God, John Alley here brings scriptural truth to life. Beginning again with the fascinating account in Acts 24 of Paul's trial before Felix, where, as "Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid," and then discussing John Wesley's famous sermon "Christ our Wisdom,…

Our Values: Open

Our Values: Open
Philip Alley begins this message by reiterating some of the values already discussed and then raising the value of openness. Philip uses hospitality as an example to being open to others, quoting many Scriptures which refer to the use of hospitality. The early church, says Philip, had at their disposal the clearest of messages – the cross – and the simplest of tools – the home. In church there is one speaker and all others listen, but in a home situation all are free to contribute. Jesus links His royalty and kingship to hospitality – “Whatever you did to the…