There are two ways to learn lessons; by the mistakes of others (less painful), or by your mistakes (more painful). Daniel warned Nebuchadnezzar the path he chose would lead to destruction, yet he did not listen. We often become smug when a ‘show off’ is brought down a peg or two… except when it happens […]
When the world demands that we worship its idols will you bow the knee in fear or take your stand in faith? Is this just a ‘nice Bible story of three brave young Jewish lads’? We might not have a literal fiery furnace to help focus our minds, as they did, but the modern world […]
Daniel, a bright, handsome, Jewish ‘whipper-snapper’ without any physical defect or blemish, together with three counterparts, is chosen to serve the king of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar. But, can Daniel serve both the king of this land and The King of All Creation at the same time?
In this final in the series, Richard takes us through one of the most difficult of fruits that marks us as belonging to Jesus, self-control. If it were up to us, we would never be able to bear this fruit, but we have help!
The gospel calls us to treat others the way God has treated us. We should love as we have been loved, forgive as we have been forgiven, and be gentle as God has been gentle with us. We see this in the parable that Jesus told in Matthew 18:21-35.
How can there ever be peace in a world so full of every kind of war? We need the Holy Spirit to help us look beyond this world to One who offers us the kind of peace that we’re all waiting for. We need to Spirit to help us look to Jesus. Click on the […]
The Holy Spirit wants all of us to keep growing in the joy that comes from knowing Jesus Christ. He shows us the priceless kingdom of heaven, and helps us to meet and know the king who brings forgiveness, power and eternal hope.
There’s no doubt about it – love actually is all around us. But what does love for God and others look like when the Holy Spirit produces the fruit of love in us? We looked at Luke 7:36-50 to find out.