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19
Jun
Righteousness of God

The Righteousness Of God: Part 2

You’re sitting undercover one afternoon and you begin to hear drops of rain on the roof. There’s not many to begin with and then it starts to get heavier. It’s such a beautiful afternoon, so you decide to stand out in the rain. You move out from under the cover of shelter and you just […]

11
Jun
The Faith | Works Conundrum

The Faith | Works Conundrum

Acceptance By Grace Through Faith Alone The simple truth that we find acceptance with God through faith in His grace alone is the Bible’s most beautiful theme. Grace began long ago when God set in motion the means for humanity to find their way back to Him, to find their way home. He promised Adam […]

04
Jun
God and His righteousness

The Righteousness From God: Part 1

“The Gospel is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes… for in it the righteousness from God is revealed’.” – Romans 1:16-17 One of the most moving subjects in the Bible, which is at the heart of the Good News, is called ‘the righteousness from God’. What is ‘the righteousness from God’, […]

28
May
faith that is toxic

Toxic Faith

It seems hard to believe that people who have answered Jesus’ call to a life of freedom could so easily lose the sense of joy and relief they first felt. It’s difficult to understand why Christians who have been made free and ‘alive in Christ’ would choose to return to a kind of spirituality that […]

14
May
life with jesus is the ultimate good news

Life With Jesus: The Ultimate Good News: 2

Imagine someone asks you, ‘What is it you deeply want and desire that would make you the happiest you could be?’ — Before you answer however, imagine the person who asked the question is the wisest, most knowledgeable, most understanding, most loving and most good-willed person towards you, who knows you better than you know […]

08
May
The Ultimate Gospel Good News

The Ultimate Good News: 1

If a person was asked, ‘What do you love most in life?’ surely, above all objects, all possessions and all experiences, they would answer with a person in their life. To have all else in the world – all property, all scenery, all exquisite food and drink – but be without the people we love, […]

23
Apr
Imagine a king who serves the servants

The King Who Serves

Imagine a king in his throne room, sitting on his royal throne. He is dressed in all his royal regalia, with a glistening crown upon his head and a golden sceptre in his hand. Set before him is a long, royal table, beautifully set for his guests, who will be eating before him on this […]

19
Apr
Jesus and the Resurrection

The Resurrection Of Jesus

To the thoughtful mind, the greatest argument for the resurrection of Christ must always be the fact that Christianity rose with its founder. Nothing but resurrection can explain the transformation of the men we saw running in panic from Gethsemane into the fearless evangelists of the Acts of the Apostles. Transformed These cowed, despondent men […]

04
Apr
Jesus teaches his disciples about prayer

Prayer: Our Father In Heaven

“Our Father in heaven, holy be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” – Matthew 6:9-13 […]

02
Apr
The Bible is full of the Good News

The Good News In All The Bible

Much of the Bible is dedicated to expressing the awesome beauty of God, and then calling upon people to live and reflect Him in their life. When we read these parts of the Bible, it can feel impossibly heavy: ‘How can I possibly live like this? I’m nowhere near the beauties and excellencies of God!’ […]