How do we know God’s will? Making decisions as a Christian is a partnership between God & ourselves. Sometimes it’s supernatural and sometimes it’s natural.
Society tells us that we should accumulate “stuff” throughout our lives. However if that is the goal, then we have misunderstood the meaning of life and our purpose in this world.
You know what gagging is, right? It’s that awful, violent feeling just before you throw up. This isn’t something nice to even write about!
Many people want to find Jesus, but they look for him in the wrong places. If you want to find Jesus, don’t look within yourself.
Although history has not always shown it, Jesus, Paul & the author of Genesis were all Christian feminists – advocating the full equality of women & men.
“Can’t you just tell me what the amazing thing is, George?” I asked, without looking up from the computer. “No, Mum. You have to see it! Come on!”
The woman had told several lies about me. Rumours circulated and the hurt grew. I wanted to fight back and defend myself, but I knew it wasn’t the way. When Jesus was criticised and rejected, his humility and kindness lay in his sense of identity; in being so completely sure of who He was.
Who are the “unblessed” today? Might they not be the homeless, the addicts, the sex-workers, the abused and the victimised? Why it is those who society considers the “unblessed,” who are blessed by Christ.
As we celebrate Valentine’s Day this week, what is it about the bride and groom metaphor described in the Bible that we can learn from when we think of our relationship with God and the conversations we have with him?
Just today I dropped my peanut butter toast on the ground. I picked it up and ate it, because of the famous “Five Second Rule.”