By Faith, part 8. Abraham repeats his mistake of lying about his wife to a pagan King, Abimelek, but he does so out of fear and unbelief in the Goodness of God.
By Faith, part 3. Who is this amazing and mysterious character Melchizedek, who shows up in Genesis chapter 14? Is he simply a Canaanite King, or could he be the appearance of someone much more incredible?
God of All Things, part 1. Trees are mentioned in the Bible more than any other aspect of creation, and all major characters and events had a tree marking the spot. Jesus was crucified on a tree, and although this … Continue reading “God of All Things: Trees”
Pentecost is a celebration of the birth of the church, where all the barriers which have separated human beings are overcome by the supernatural presence of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 8. For those who have put their faith in Jesus Christ, you are eternally secure now and in right standing with our Lord God.
We have a heart set free and released from fear. Everything we are and have is in the orbit of God’s grace. As we give, it’s in response to this great freedom and love, and not in spite of compulsion … Continue reading “The Heart of Generosity”
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.
Acts, part 21. The early church was mobile and dynamic, and along with this came to need to say ‘goodbye’ to close brothers and sisters.
We’re taking a break from our series on Acts to focus on an old treasure — worship — and to understand why we worship the way that we do.