Jesus promised us that in this world, we would have trouble. The question is: what do we do when it comes? When the tragic realities of a fallen world hit us or those who we love, what do we do … Continue reading “Psalm 130: What Do We Do With Suffering?”
We take a break from our Psalm teaching series to look at the lyrics of ‘The Blessing’ – a song taken straight out of Numbers 6.
Written by King David, thousands of years ago, this is a song about resuce, deliverance and salvation that captures the heart of the gospel, years before Jesus walked the earth.
What does it look like to bring our complaints, our laments, our fears before God? Many of the Psalms provide us with ways of bringing such prayers and songs before our Father. Today we look at Psalm 42.
For thousands of years Christians and Jews have turned to the Psalms in times of upheaval, stress and crisis, and found comfort. Today we look at a Psalm that speaks to one of the most unexpected challenges we’re facing: that … Continue reading “Psalm 139: You have searched me and know me!”
Easter Sunday is the pinnacle of the Christian faith. It’s where hopelessness and despair got flipped upside down and the impossible thing happened: when Jesus resurrected from death, and triumphed over the grave.
The final instalment of our Jonah series, Jurgen discusses the similarities between Jonah and Jesus… and how Jesus is far, far better.
Jonah, chapter 4. The storms of life can whirl around us, but so often it’s our hearts themselves that get caught up in the chaos.
Jonah, chapter 3. For the most part, Jonah is a story of failure. But in chapter three things improve. Jonah preaches to Nineveh—the capital of the Assyrian empire, which at the time was the world’s largest—and they repent.