Hymns of the Passion Venue: Cape Town Union Church, Kloof Street. Time: 8pm, Thursday 29 March 2018. Bookings: The event is free but bookings are required as spaces are limited: We begin the weekend on Thursday evening with Hymns of the Passion – an evening of poetry in song as we enter into the narrative of Christ’s journey from the […]
A musical retelling of Hallgrímur Pétursson’s Passíusálmar DATE: 29 March 2018 TIME: 20:00 – 21:15 VENUE: Cape Town Union Church, cnr Kloof & Eaton Streets, Gardens. Entrance is free, however bookings are required because seats are limited. Throughout the centuries some of the richest expressions of religious sentiment has been contained within great art. Hallgrímur Pétursson’s […]
How do you deal with deep-seated hostility between different groups of people? Our country is one with a history of such hostility. A long history of racial segregation and apartheid created many barriers between different groups that persist up to the present day. Does Scripture speak to such issues? In Ephesians 2:11-22 we get to see how Paul applies the gospel work of Christ to deep historic hostilities that existed between Jews and Gentiles. By studying his words we can learn much about how the gospel tears down the wall of hostility in our churches today, creating a new humanity made up of a racially and ethnically diverse group of people.
This is the third talk in our Ephesians sermon series.
In this passage we consider the concept of slavery to our inner desires in the light of Paul's description of people as "dead in their sins' and the hope of the new life that Christ's resurrection makes possible.