The Forgotten Arts. In Genesis 18 we see Abraham do something quite foreign to British culture – he haggles — and with God himself, who is surprisingly open to our prayers.
The Forgotten Arts, part 11. In John 13 we see Jesus wash his disciples feet: he lays aside his majesty and decends to the lowest point in the room, where he does the unthinkable work of a slave.
The Forgotten Arts, part 10. Submission can often be seen as a dirty word, but there’s real beauty, strength and freedom to be found in its practice, which was modelled perfectly by Jesus.
The Forgotten Arts, part 9. Biblical confession is a collision of two things: knowing the radical depths of your sin, and knowing the radical depths of God’s mercy.
The Forgotten Arts, part 8. When we celebrate with others it can do something that cannot be achieve alone. It can help complete our joy.
The Forgotten Arts, part 7. Do we genuinely approach God with reverence? Is reverence and fear the same thing? And how do we understand ‘the fear of the Lord’, which the Bible affirms as good, with a God who ‘is … Continue reading “Reverence”
The Forgotten Arts, part 6. How do we practice spending time on our own, with God, to deepen our relationship with Him?
The Forgotten Arts, part 5. Taking a day of rest is not just good for us. It is an act of worship, and one that causes transformation in our lives.
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”