The Gospel on Sin 14-16 Feb 2008
Sin has always been a 'dirty' word
For some it implies hidden pleasures, evokes longing, titillating the senses.
At the same time polite society shuns it for its accusatory stance. Are we that bad that we deserve to be labelled sinners? “Is there not good in every human being?” is the mantra of today's world, even after Enron and Anderson.
What's the Christian view on all this?
More importantly, where is the Christian in all this? Does the church need to re-examine itself especially in its evangelism and edification? By definition Christians do not delight in sin. But do Christians deny it? Certainly in the way some Christians seem to avoid it in their dealing with polite society, you'd be forgiven for thinking that sin has gone out of fashion even for Christians. Or perhaps even in the way sin is seen to be a matter peripheral to the heart of gospel faith, even here perhaps do we see the tell-tale shape of Christianity in the 21st century?
Just how central is an understanding of sin to a faithful understanding of the gospel?
TTC 2008 brings Christians like yourself and others together to think through this theological issue under God's Word. It promises to be 3 days of warm fellowship, good food, thoughtful prayer, and an equipping of the mind for faithful ministry.
Rev. Dr. Andrew Cheah
Andrew Cheah is the Sub-Dean of St Mary's Cathedral. He trained as medical doctor in Adelaide before embarking on a ministry apprenticeship followed by 4 years at Moore Theological College in Sydney. With his family he returned to Kuala Lumpur to serve the church full-time. Andrew is passionate about reaching the unreached with the Gospel of our Lord Jesus and is keen to see God's people discipled to maturity in Christ and equipped for works of ministry. He loves to eat and can often be seen tucking into a hearty banana leaf lunch. Andrew is married to Judi and they have two daughters, Hannah and Beth.
|The Gospel and Sin||Rev. Dr. Andrew Cheah||Download|
|The Origin of Sin||Rev. Dr. Andrew Cheah||Download|
|Sin in the Old Testament||Rev. Dr. Andrew Cheah||Download|
|Sin in the New Testament||Rev. Dr. Andrew Cheah||Download|
|A Systematic Doctrine of Sin||Rev. Dr. Andrew Cheah||Download|
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