Tag = ‘jesus’
This was the pattern of Jesus’ ministry and I believe it should be the pattern of what we do, too: making, growing, sending disciples of Jesus.
‘What in God’s name is happening in Christianity?’
‘We now learn who God is from singing praise songs rather than the teachings of the Word’
‘Bring them here to me’
Jesus says, ‘My job is the feeding; your job is the bringing.’
It’s (not) the end of the world...
Jesus has warned us in advance, so we know what is to come, to keep our faith firm in the only one who can carry us safely to the end.
Give to Caesar...
When Jesus says, ‘Give back to Caesar what is Caesar and to God what is God’s,’ is there anything more going on than a clever answer?
Let the dead bury their own dead
How easy it is to let the cares and concerns of this world crowd out our faith.
Psalm 30: I will praise you for ever
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.
Grace and Mercy
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 words!..
“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 to reje..
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 we ..