Joshua Generation, part 8. War is part of the fallen human condition, and will always be amongst us. But we have One who has come to bring peace. Jesus is the hope of the nations.
Ruth, chapter 2: Life is full of patterns and random events. God is good and sovereign over all our choices and provides for our every need.
Incomparable, part 4. Peace is not the absence of trouble. It is the presence of God, even in the most troubled situation.
George Floyd’s death and the protests it has sparked globally form a stark reminder that racial injustice is still very real in 2020. And it’s not just an American problem.
Part 1. We are living in divided times. It seems like everyone wants to blame and attack the other side. It’s ‘their’ fault. But if we only seek to blame we shut down the opportunity to bless others. Rather than … Continue reading “Bless not Blame”
Part 8. Looking at the ninth commandment: we’re not to speak badly or to lie. Sounds easy in itself, but we speak up to 20,000 words a day, but only around 700 have any real value. And we’re increasingly living … Continue reading “Do Not Bear False Witness”
Part 5. The command to not murder is simple, but in Matthew 5 Jesus explains that anyone who is angry with his brother is guilty of the same thing. Jesus’s primary concern is the root, not the fruit. Get the … Continue reading “You Shall Not Murder”
Arguments, feuds and skirmishes of all kinds abound in our culture. Online we can be both anonymous and unaccountable, saying whatever we want. But as citizens of heaven we are called to be different.