What was first century Israel like? Who were the main players of the day? And into what kind of world was Jesus born? This first session of Theology Matters will help us to understand the historical background of the gospels and give us fresh insights that will help us read the story of Jesus’ birth in context.
Many Christians assume that the point of the gospel is that we get to spend eternity in heaven when we die. But is that really what the Bible teaches? These seminars look at what the Bible says about heaven, new creation, and life after death.
For many, the book of Revelation is one of the most puzzling sections of the Bible. Confusing symbols, mysterious imagery, and sometimes unpleasant descriptions make it daunting to read and difficult to understand. In this series of seminars we look at some of the key themes and tricky passages, learning how to interpret and learn from this important book.
To many Christians, the Trinity is a strange and confusing mystery, too difficult to bother trying to get our heads round. To others it feels like an abstract idea with no practical relevance. These seminars show that the Trinity is actually a beautiful, life-giving idea that should cause us to worship.