Part 6. Hebrews 12 tells us that “For the joy set before him he endured the cross”. Jesus took joy from the future to persevere through the present. As followers of Jesus we can imitate him in this.
In Psalm 22 King David, amidst great trouble and difficulty, pours his heart out to God but also chooses to fix his eyes on Him.
The Forgotten Arts, part 4. When we regularly meditate on Scripture, we feed our minds and souls with the thing it needs most. As in Psalm 1 we become like “a tree planted by streams of water”, yeilding fruit and … Continue reading “Scripture”
Lesson 1 from the School of Wisdom, part of our four week family series ‘The Good Life’. We take a look at Proverbs 27:6 — ‘The wounds of a friend are faithful, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful’.
CentrePiece, part 8. We’re in a culture that loves new things. Rather than fixing something broken, we replace it with the latest model. But Jesus doesn’t give up on us. He takes the broken world and makes it new.
Part 4. Esther found herself in a situation where she could have chosen a very comfortable life. But instead she stepped out, risked her life, and saved her people.
Peace: part 2. As Christians we have access to God’s perfect peace. That does not mean life is easy, but it means we can experience an indescribable peace despite our circumstances.
Looking at the story of Hannah we discover three main points: when tragedy comes, we need to trust God; when we make promises to God, we need to honour them; and He is the life-changer, the role-reversersal.
Part 6 of our James teaching series.