Even though this year hasn’t ended yet, it’s been so awesome that we’ve already started planning how to make next year even better! Continue reading
With the exam season starting next week, and a ton (or 1,016.0469 kilos, if you prefer) of essay deadlines all piling up, I decided to write out my Top 10 Revision and Essay Writing Tips.
… We know the meaning of these words because Jesus Christ rescued us from this evil world we’re in by offering himself as a sacrifice for our sins. – Galatians 1:3-5 [MSG]
A few weeks ago, I finished reading the first five books of the Bible. These books contain so many laws God gave the Israelites through Moses that they left me feeling a bit down. I then started reading Galatians and, while reading the verses above, I was overwhelmed by God’s grace, and everything Jesus did for us. Continue reading
Coming to University is a huge transition for anybody to make. If this is your first time in Sheffield or if you are returning after going home for the Summer we’d love to encourage you to come along and check out Church for Students.
Starting next week our morning gathering is at 11.15am and our evening gathering begins at 7pm.
We would love to meet you, welcome you to Sheffield and help you in whatever way that we can so that you find a Community and a Church that’s right for you.
The Parable of the Bags of Gold – Matthew 25:14-30
In this Parable we read about a man who goes away on a journey and entrusts all of his wealth to his servants. The servants are given wealth in proportion to their ability – their natural strength (v.15). As the story progresses we find that the servant who is trusted with 5 bags of gold puts the money to work and gains five more bags. Similarly the servant who is entrusted with 2 bags of gold puts it to work and earns 2 more bags. Lastly we read of the servant who dug a hole in the ground and buried his master’s money keeping it safe but not putting it to good use.
The servants who earned more gold with their master’s initial investment were spoken highly of and invited to share in his happiness. In contrast the servant who takes his masters money and hides it is called wicked and lazy. He is told off for knowing the character of his master and not putting what he had been given to good use. Continue reading