It is important to pay attention to the teacher. It is very clear who Jesus is talking to throughout the teaching on the Mount. Crowds were amazed at what Jesus taught. Jesus was not delivering for the crowds. The teaching throughout was specifically geared to those who claimed to follow Him. It was one thing […]Read More Rock Solid Living
Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. (Matthew 7:13-14) Say what? The way is hard that leads […]Read More Two Ways – Look for the Narrow Gate
When you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is […]Read More Giving In The Secret Life Of Saints
You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good […]Read More Why Can’t They See?
I was just having a look at some of the things I wrote five years ago. There was this piece I put together about some Jesus questions. It was interesting reading some of the questions that I had at the time and what the five years have done in helping me work through some of […]Read More More Jesus Questions
As a boy my interests were in reading and football. In that order. It helped then, that one of my favourite things to read about was football. Of course I watched it as well. I wanted to be like two players – John Barnes and Peter Beardsley. They played the game in an exciting way […]Read More Someone Better Down The Road
It was my delight and honour to get to attend their wedding. I’m not always one for those public occasions, but when a good friend invites you, then it’s the least I can do to show up and celebrate the blessings of the Lord. It’s a real treat as well to get to listen to […]Read More Avoiding Complacency: There’s Always More …