Monthly Archives: January 2020

FASTING: What’s That All About?

When you fast, do not look sombre as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on … Continue reading

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YOUR WORSHIP STINKS

21 ‘I hate, I despise your religious festivals;    your assemblies are a stench to me.22 Even though you bring me burnt offerings and grain offerings,    I will not accept them.Though you bring choice fellowship offerings,    I will have no regard for them.23 Away with the noise … Continue reading

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HOW TO END UP JUSTIFYING THE UNJUSTIFIABLE

Its deeply disappointing when you discover one of your heroes wasn’t quite as heroic as you thought. Over the last few years I have experienced that profound sense of disappointment and disillusionment with one of my theological heroes, the Swiss … Continue reading

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The Extraordinary Calling Of Ordinary Believers

The New Testament has an extraordinary calling for ordinary people like you and I. God’s Word calls on us to live a radical lifestyle, a lifestyle that reflects the character of our God in cultures that have rejected God. Scripture … Continue reading

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PRAYING PAUL’S PRIORITIES

I think I said before that I try and make this time of year have a particular emphasis on prayer, particularly praying for the church. I wrote last week about being challenged by the Lord’s Prayer in what to pray … Continue reading

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A NEW YEAR PRAYER

I usually try and make sure that in the last week of the year as one-year ends and another one starts that I make prayer a priority. I want to hear God’s voice as I reflect on the year just … Continue reading

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