“I remember … When they were young, they would fall, hurt themselves and come running to me. They ran to me because I could take the pain away. They ran to me because I could make it better. They ran to me because everything they needed was found in me. They got older and thought […]Read More On The Run: The Problem in a Memory
It was a privilege to be invited to dinner, but the conversation, for all the wit and humour flying across the table, was very sobering. There was a father of several children. He was devoted, considerate and caring to his children and in his community. When his wife died, with his children fully grown with […]Read More A Word On Exploitation
This Psalm plays like a complimentary piece to the previous Psalm. That previous Psalm gave us plenty of reasons to remember what God has done. This Psalm gives plenty of reasons to remember how we are likely to respond to what God has done and it’s not pretty. It would be comforting to think that […]Read More Psalm 106 – What Have We Done For God Lately?
I know there is a concept known as atheism. I am very much aware of it. I just don’t think they really mean what they purport. It’s a bizarre movement that seeks to counter the existence of a being that would be beyond their conceptualising anyway. It’s like a turkey not believing in Christmas dinner […]Read More Psalm 53 – Relief From Relentless Rebellion
This is a fascinating question and an equally fascinating approach to it worth considering. For His Name’s Sake Shalom C. L. J. DrydenRead More Is It Possible to Be Truly and Fully Free from Sin in This Lifetime?
Paul is serious about the church living the life in the light of the eternal plans revealed to them. He’s built a foundation of what God has done in Christ. He has described vividly why there’s good reason to rejoice in the glorious works of Christ. It’s in the light of that we are to […]Read More Exploring Ephesians: From The Old, Now Walk In The New
And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.” (Genesis 2:16-17 NIV) The source of life and fruitfulness is God. Choosing […]Read More Bad Fruit and the Self Life (The Fruit Series 12)