The word, “fear”, can have many connotations. It can be used to describe the feeling of being afraid, a reverence for something or someone, the intent to obey, the heart behind that obedience. [Ecclesiastes 12:13] gives us instruction to “… Fear God and keep His commandments, For this is man’s all.” Other translations of this … More The God We Fear
Last week, I was doing some questions for a study when I paused to reflect on the reason we call the gospel “good news”. I know it is good; I call it good, I know it gives me joy, and I know it has been my hope in life. Yet more than this, I see … More The news is good!
I’m back at the story of David, caught in the tornado of his crazy life and his incredible walk of faith. He was shepherd boy, giant-slayer, fugitive, king of Israel, a sinner, a worshipper, a man after God’s own heart. David’s life championed certain values and one of these is that we should always honour … More Honouring the Lord’s Annointed
Have you ever had to do something you felt unqualified for? You may have been thinking, “Why me?”, “Is this really ok?”, “What should I do?” When God asks us to do something, we can be confident that it will never be outside our capability because the God who made us knows exactly what we … More The Unqualified
We could travel to the ends of the earth, see every culture, learn every language, taste every delicacy, try every hobby and meet thousands of people, but it would never be enough. We could rise to the top of our careers, find fame and fortune, make a beautiful family and still, it would never be … More Never Enough
My sister introduced me to a new digital art program last week. She set it up, taught me the shortcuts and let me have a go. “It’s the Samaritan woman at the well,” we decided as my first piece began to take shape. As I drew, I thought about her story, her encounter with Jesus. … More He Knows Me
We have a God who is powerful, yet merciful. Having been tossed into a stormy sea after disobeying God’s command to go to Nineveh, we see God’s mercy towards Jonah. Jonah chapter 2 tells us that God prepared the fish to swallow Jonah, and after three days and nights, commanded the same fish to vomit … More A Jonah Journey P3: Inside the Whale