1 John Overview | Blessed Assurance

1 John Overview | Blessed Assurance

1 John 1:1-4 | Fellowship with the Word of Life1That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked...

1 Thessalonians – A Model Church

1 Thessalonians – A Model Church

1 Thessalonians 1 | The Work of the Gospel1Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy,To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and...

How to Read the Bible with Purpose

How to Read the Bible with Purpose

I think one of the reasons why Christians find Bible reading and Bible study so challenging and hard work sometimes is because we come to it with the wrong purpose...

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...

1 John 5:13-21 | In Christ

1 John 5:13-21 | In Christ

13I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life. John starts to conclude...

1 John 5:1-12 | All or Nothing

1 John 5:1-12 | All or Nothing

1Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. Belief is synonymous with new birth. It...

1 John 4:7-21 | Love is the Evidence

1 John 4:7-21 | Love is the Evidence

7Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8Whoever does not love does not know...

1 John 4:1-6 | Test the Spirits

1 John 4:1-6 | Test the Spirits

1Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. False prophets...

1 John 3:11-24 | Love One Another

1 John 3:11-24 | Love One Another

11For this is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another. 12Do not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and murdered his brother....