Newsflash – I love scripture. The recent reason for loving the Word is because of the relationship between Paul and Timothy. It’s one thing for us to see the example of Jesus in front of the disciples. We can see that and say it’s alright for them, they had the perfect example to follow. Yet […]Read More You’ve Seen Him In Me – Let Them See Him In You
I love reading scripture with others. Whether they are outstanding orators and dramatists or those struggling in their reading. I love it because through it – just the reading of it – I get so much more than just reading it by myself. There’s something to be said for giving that a go as a […]Read More Reading It Together
You read it one way, he reads it another way, she reads it another way and they don’t even think we know how to read it which is why they go to somewhere else where one person wrote the text which makes it a lot easier. Then others suggest we don’t need an ancient text […]Read More What Does The Scripture Say?
You can’t put everything that’s in the Bible in a play or a television production or a movie. Genealogy for a starter would be tough to portray. There are parts of Scripture, however, that lends itself beautifully for dramatisation. You ever read those narrative parts in a way that was captured in a visual manner. […]Read More Dramatisation: You Ever Done This?
There is a difference between a skilled person using their skills well, being known for that skill but with a character that lacks and a person who may not have outstanding skills but commits their life to having an outstanding character. The end of the life of Asa is tragic. Tragic because of the character […]Read More The Rise and Fall of Asa: 5 – A Wholehearted Life for the Giver
Obedience and faithfulness is based on a humble attitude. Without it there is the danger of all of that being replaced by something far uglier. Asa has a good reputation among the Kings of Judah. In a reign that lasted longer than that of any of his predecessors the large majority of it was spent […]Read More The Rise and Fall of Asa: 4 – How It Went Wrong
When things are tough, it’s more than understandable that the pressure will either bring you down or challenge you to persevere more. What happens, however, when things turn massively in your favour? What if things really appear to be working out for you? Asa made a very good start to his reign as far as […]Read More The Rise and Fall of Asa: 3 – What To Do When Things Go Well