Jonah, Chapter 2. It’s often claimed that this phrase from Jonah 2—“Salvation belongs to the Lord”—is one of the most central phrases out of the whole of Scripture.
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.
Joy, part 6. Jesus always looks at the heart behind our giving. It’s never about the amount. We don’t give to catch God’s attention, we give as a response to all he’s done for us.
Joy, part 4. The absolute centre of God’s affection, love and joy is his son, Jesus. When we place our faith in Jesus, we’re placing ourselves in the epicentre of God’s joy.
It’s easy to settle for what we can manage in our own strength. But when be attempt bigger things, we become increasingly thirsty for God.
Lesson 4 from the School of Wisdom, part of our four week family series ‘The Good Life’. We take a look at Proverbs 18:24 — ‘A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who … Continue reading “A Friend that Sticks Closer than a Brother”
Lesson 3 from the School of Wisdom, part of our four week family series ‘The Good Life’. We take a look at Proverbs 15:1 — ‘A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger’.
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’.
Blueprint, part 11. God doesn’t just command certain things of us, he empowers us through the Holy Spirit to fulfil them. One of the things he’s called us to do is to bring joy to the ends of the earth.