Hiatus

I have decide to stop writing for a while (at least publicly) – probably until the new year. Life is changing and I want to be as open and responsive to God as possible – leaving my blog for a while is part of giving more time and attention to my Lord. Do...

Robert Raikes

I am thoroughly enjoying reading John Ortberg’s book, Who is this Man? In it Ortberg describes the impact Jesus, and therefore his followers, have had in shaping society through the two millennia since his birth, death and resurrection. Ortberg tells of the...

Besetting sin

In my preparation for preaching I looked at Hebrews 12 and thought about the verse describing, “the sin that clings so closely,” or as the NIV puts it, “the sin that so easily entangles.” I read this section by an old Puritan writer here. It is...

Recent Tweets

These were posted between November 2-19. “We should be more concerned with reaching the lost than pampering the saved.” David McGee “Habits are to the soul what the veins and arteries are to the blood, the courses in which it moves.” Horace Bushnell “Jesus always...

Welcome Jesus

Matthew 13 and 14 give to great examples of how people responded when they encountered Jesus. 13:51-58, And when Jesus had finished these parables, he went away from there, and coming to his home town he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished,...
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