An act that Made us: Redeemed; Complete; Healed; Reconciled; Loved; Perfected; Empowered Brought us: God’s Kingdom; His Spirit; Truth; Hope; Eternal Life; The gift of worship Took away illusion and self-deception. So, why do we mourn? Embrace joy this Good Friday for all you’ve lost was never supposed to be yours anyway. Continue reading Good Friday Defined
In a society becoming more secular, are we not seeing the open doors? Are we now concerned with the comfort of the saved at the cost of the work of the Gospel? This is the mission field, we have been born into the mission field, comfort is behind us. Let’s go for the work of God. https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/gospel-opportunities-opposition/ (Steve McAlpine, Gospel Coalition) Continue reading Repost: Want Gospel Opportunities? Embrace Opposition.
Lately I have been getting a bit … challenged by statements in the media and social networks on how the church should be more [tolerant; inclusive; non-discriminatory; etc]. Then what is more disturbing is that some have started stressing the point that they are these things and you almost feel as if they are adding hashtags to the Gospel. #inclusiveJesus; #DiversityGospel; #JesusisPoliticallyCorrect etc. Please don’t … Continue reading Some Truths Are Unalterable
Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of God, but was strengthened in his faith and gave glory to God, being fully persuaded that God had power to do what he had promised. Romans 4:20-21 NIV YouVersion My very is that “we will be strengthened in faith and [be] fully convinced that what He [has] promised, He [is] able to perform”. Unless … Continue reading Foundations
My friend (Name Withheld) has recently had a journey through cancer that is a story worth sharing. With his permission I leave it with you now. I have altered only a few words and done very minor editing as he told the story far better than I could. When I went into hospital for the biopsy, I found it really difficult to have trust in … Continue reading Cancer and Faith
A Faith Divided, A God Defined “Whoever, then, acknowledges me before people, I will acknowledge before my Father in heaven. But whoever denies me before people, I will deny him also before my Father in heaven. “Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace but a sword. For I have come to set … Continue reading A Faith Divided