Suffering and troubles are part of our existence. How can we respond? Jesus faced thorns and warned us of the cost of discipleship. … More There will be Thorns- Look, See, Pray
This passage is not a scientific description of how come we have different animals, nor an account of cosmology, of bio-diversity, or of the geological time-line. It is truth about God. It is truth about the world we live in and our place in that world. But it is not scientific, historical truth, and was never intended to be. … More Genesis 1:1 – 2:4a
For Jesus, it was not enough just to know he had healed someone, he also wanted to meet her, and to know that she really was OK after all. And he also know that it was better for Jane to meet him, not to stay anonymous. Jesus wanted to encourage her faith, to lead her closer to God, and to completely transform her life, not just bring physical healing. … More All Age Talk -The Woman in the Crowd
I like Thomas. I too am a sceptic. I’m about a sciency and rational as you can get. And I am currently studying theology.
Isn’t that a bit … well … inconsistent?
John Wesley – great man, yes? I certainly can’t fault his enthusiasm, and his bro wrote some cracking hymns but (at this point I turn my back to the camera to protect my identity) … whispering … I’m not sure I’d have liked him that much. Is that a dreadful admission? … More Romans 4:1-5, 13-17
Do I have 100% cast-iron proof that my faith is true? No. It’s not the kind of thing one can prove, just the same as I cannot 100% prove that my daughter loves me. She could just be a very convincing actor. Nevertheless, I accept by faith that she does – and that is not an unreasonable faith. … More 1 Corinthians 2:1-12, (13-16)
Repent: not merely to say ‘sorry’, but to turn around, to change direction in life. Believe: not merely to give assent to a truth, but to stake one’s life on it. … More Matthew 3:13-17 – Baptism of Christ