Delight in the Fear of the Lord

Delight in the Fear of the Lord

“A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and of...

How To Not Be A Douche

How To Not Be A Douche

In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul the Apostle uses these words at the start of a long section instructing them to pursue unity: “Be completely humble and gentle; be...

The Hero is Here

The Hero is Here

I have always been a fan of action films, especially where there is a hero involved. It could just be one hero, it could be a whole group of heroes coming to save...

Bible Handling | How to study the Word

Bible Handling | How to study the Word

A while ago I did some training for the church I help lead, in ‘Bible Handling’, which are tools and principles to help everyone study the Bible better. I did...

God is like a Peacock

God is like a Peacock

God’s glory is his character “Then the Lord came down in the cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed his name, the Lord. And he passed in front of...

Why is the Bible so…random?

Why is the Bible so…random?

Is it just me? Have you ever thought to yourself ‘why is the Bible so random’? Why is it the way it is?…yeh, me too! The Old Testament seems to...

Philippians Overview | The Gritty Gospel

Philippians Overview | The Gritty Gospel

Christ centred worldview 1:1-11 – Joyfully Sharing in the Gospel That we would see the gift of salvation as so precious, be filled with an affection for other fellow recipients...

Psalm 23 | All I Need Is You

Psalm 23 | All I Need Is You

1-3: I AM FULL Jesus fulfils the desires and needs of my soul – my need for love, approval, acceptance, belonging, peace, security, success, achievement! So with the Lord as...

Ephesians 6:10-24 | Stand Firm

Ephesians 6:10-24 | Stand Firm

10Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11Put on the full armour of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. The...

Ephesians 5:21-6:9 | Christ Shaped Relationships

Ephesians 5:21-6:9 | Christ Shaped Relationships

21Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Continuing Paul’s subject of living as children of light, another aspect of this submissive Christ-like relationships between spouses, between parents and...