Have you ever imagined that looking at a bush could radically change the direction of your life? This actually happened to Moses. In a split second reaction, Moses fell from the Egyptian royal court to tending sheep in the desert. But when he inspected a bush, a new career path opened up to him. As
In 2 Timothy 4:7 the apostle Paul describes the Christian life in three metaphors – A Fight, a Race and a Trust. They tell us that the Christian life demands bravery, perseverance and fidelity.
The closest thing to unconditional love that many of us have ever experienced is the love of a mother, whether our own or someone who has chosen to be our adopted mum. Unconditional love is the way that God expresses his love for us so it is fitting to discuss His unconditional love on Mother’s
The verses of the text start with the small but powerful word ‘If’. It’s a conditional clause. If we have wandered from God there is a way back. If I am in a dark place. If we want to be a greater church in God’s kingdom work, there is a way for that. If we
God not only used Hosea’s words, but his very life to point out Israel’s unfaithfulness to him but also his great love for them. The book of Hosea foreshadows God’s redemptive work on the cross through Jesus Christ.Read More +
We have been dipping in and out of Mark’s gospel for some time. We left it last time, just before the Triumphal entry. We pick it up again, with the teaching of Jesus through the last week of His earthly life, the time between Palm Sunday and His crucifixion. Jesus packs a lot of activityRead More +
We may often be faced with some common hang-ups with the authority of the Bible when it comes to why we believe what we believe. Who hasn’t heard these sorts of remarks: “Why believe something that was written so long ago?” “Times have changed, move on.” “Can we believe that what was said and doneRead More +
Over against the war-scarred, sin-strangled world, let us reflect on the wonder of wonders in the text of texts. The measure of love is always its willingness to give; its capacity for sacrifice. In giving Christ, God gives us all things in Him. He leaves the throne of heaven for a stable in Bethlehem andRead More +