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Questions of Faith

Do you have a question about the Christian faith that you’ve always wanted to ask but never had the opportunity to, or you just didn’t know where to start?  Questions of Faith seeks to provide a short 500 word answer to help start and guide your journey into exploring some of life’s big questions.

Questions of Faith began as a bimonthly column in the village newsletter but has been extended as a digital platform.  Currently new topics are explored every two months and will be available via this page and also in print form in the village newsletter.

If you have any questions you would like to explore or you would like to dig deeper into one of the questions and answers below, please get in contact via: info@therfieldchapel.org

What is God Like? (Part 2)

Last time we started exploring one of life’s greatest questions ‘What is God like?’ by looking at John’s Gospel.  This month we continue considering this same question as we look at the extraordinary statement of how God has made Himself known.  The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and…

What is God Like? (Part 1)

This is one of the great questions that people have wrestled with over millennia and is a question of paramount importance, because what we think about God will affect the way we relate to Him.  To think of God simply in terms of Creator might lead us to imagine a being of great power and yet relationally distant.  If we were brought…

If someone lived a godless life but in their last moments turned to Jesus, would they get to go to ‘heaven’ when they die?

I’ve included heaven in quotation marks because sometimes what we think of as ‘heaven’ is different to what the Bible teaches, but that’s a question for another time.  In answer to the question I was asked, yes, it is possible for someone to live a godless life, turn to Jesus at the last moment and then be welcomed into God’s Kingdom –…