Precious Invitation

July 3, 2022
Independence and autonomy are highly valued character traits throughout the Western World. They are to be fought for, often with much striving, persevering through pain and disappointment and failure, all…
In a letter to the church planted in Corinth just five years previously, Paul addresses the ungodliness plaguing the congregation there: immaturity, instability, divisions, jealousy and envy, lawsuits, marital difficulties,…
God’s Plan ‘A’ (there is no Plan ‘B’) includes His Church being the Dwelling Place of His Spirit, to enable her to be a clear expression of His heart in…

Heirs, apparently

January 23, 2022
One startling new reality for the disciples-become-apostles was the abundance of the gift of grace which continually energized, motivated, filled, blessed, sweetened, their day in day out lives. The writers…
24th Oct 2021 ‘COME BUY WINE WITHOUT MONEY’ John 7:1-14 JESUS THE JEW (in what ways did Jesus conform to Jewish customs? Here and elsewhere in the Gospels?) John 7:14-27…

In Praise of ‘Much More’

October 10, 2021
Jesus told his disciples that he had much more to say to them concerning the Gift of Salvation, more detail than they were able to bear at the moment, more…

Calling All Sheep

September 19, 2021
Random is not a descriptor of the story of God in Scripture. From Genesis to Revelation there are continuous threads weaving a central theme. The God of Creation, our God,…
Because of His bounding joy, God went to meticulous lengths forming us in His image. Then, Adam’s tragic failure in the Garden marred that image. Until that moment when Adam’s…
The Resurrection Scheme of Things As the Holy Spirit continued wooing souls, sweeping them into the newborn Church of Jesus, the persecution, from both Jewish leaders and Roman authorities, continued…

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