What images are brought mind by the word, “majesty”? I picture a crown, a great mountain, a rushing turquoise stream. These are things that cause me to stand in awe, to look up, and to ponder the One reflected in the wonder of earth’s jewels. Majesty invokes a sense of greatness, of something beyond us, … More The Meaning of Majesty
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Possibilities stretch out like the ocean’s horizon. One decision, one small turn can alter the course of a person’s life, and we don’t always see the destination before we arrive. Will we let ourselves be paralysed by doubt, or will we walk on the water … More What if God?
(Republished with permission from Press Service International, for Christian Today Australia) Every house has its own character, and it speaks something of the people who live there. We were having dinner with some friends a few weeks ago when one of them prayed and gave thanks that we were able to worship in the house of … More Welcome to the house of God
Life has its moments –achievements and celebrations, sickness and despair. Yet, just as in marriage, when we promise to stand by one another through every season, we as the church of Christ, promise to love God at all times when we say “yes” to Him. I was sick just recently, and on the fifth day … More Loving God in Sickness and in Health
Peace is more than non-conflict; it is the deeply rooted sense of contentment that we all have access to in the presence of God. In [John 14:27], Jesus says, “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be … More Peace I give you
We can boast to self gain, or boast to the glory of God. In the last few weeks, I have been thinking about what it means to boast in Christ. On one hand, the word “boast”carries connotations of pride, yet on the other, it also promises a testimony that tells of God’s glory. How do … More Our Boast in Christ
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