CS Lewis famously said that “joy is the serious business of heaven”. But how seriously do we take joy? Praying and meditating on this tonight showed me that I (and think many of us) don’t take this seriously enough. However the bible and therefore God place a premium on joy. I would even [...]
This year is all about walking in love and and seeing His glory revealed. And so our hearts desire is to embody this attitude in every area of our life and worship – including our giving.
Giving is pointless without love:
1 Corinthian 13 says: “If I [can] speak in the tongues [...]
I love the way that God is so unlimited by our circumstances. I love the way that there are no barriers that withstand His word. I love the way that he speaks through anyone and anything, anywhere.
I have been travelling for work in China. On the evening of my second to last day, at [...]
The concept of “taking the land” is a central theme of the book of Joshua. As Joshua and the people of Israel are obedient to the commission passed down by Moses and their forefathers and step out in faith on the promises God made, we also get a first hand account of what it looks [...]
As Jesus breathed His last, by this point marred beyond recognition and no-doubt suffering from acute respiratory distress, He must have coughed up blood. The liquid of life (Lev 17:11) was every more slowly circulating in His veins and instead was flowing all over Him and around Him. And thus He must have diffused the [...]
John Wesley on spiritual gifts: “Some of these appear to have been chiefly designed for the conviction of Jews and Heathens, as the calling out devils, and speaking with new tongues; some chiefly for the benefit of their fellow Christians, as healing the sick, foretelling things to come, and the discernment of spirits; and all, [...]