Tag = ‘jesus’
I came across this post by John Cooper (lead singer of Skillet ) this morning. It is written in response to a number of high-profile ‘influencer’ (i.e. pop culture famous) Christians announcing..
The account of how Jesus fed a crowd of ‘five thousand men, besides women and children,’ is well known (eg Matthew 14.13-21). Jesus has been teaching the crowd and healing the sick all day, ..
This week I was due to preach on Mark 13, but for various reasons it didn’t happen. Instead, I thought I’d write a blog post using the material I gathered as part of my studying for the sermon. ..
The coin I’ve often pondered the significance of the coin Jesus asks the Pharisees to produce in this passage: Keeping a close watch on him, they send spies, who pretended to be sinc..
One of the most challenging sayings of Jesus comes in Matthew 8.22: Another disciple said to him, ‘Lord, first let me go and bury my father.’ But Jesus told him, ‘Follow me, and let th..
David wrote Psalm 30 for the dedication of the Temple, praising God for helping and healing him when David called for help. He calls on the people to praise God, for his anger is only temporary.
I was just chatting with a good friend, with whom I have had many theological discussions. But it all boils down to the advice he gave me (I’m sure he wouldn’t mind me sharing his wo..
“Do you want to believe in the living Christ?” says Barth. “We may believe in him only if we believe in his corporeal resurrection. This is the content of the New Testament. We are always free t..
I had a long conversation last night with a good friend about various theological topics. Some of them will find their way on here, in time. The first of them is the doctrine of assurance. How can..
On the BBC website today I read this article : Children ‘damaged’ by materialism. It is particularly aimed at advertisers who specifically target children. The Children’s Society said adults..