Today is a unique opportunity to get involved with what God is doing around you. You have the choice of whether to be involved or not. You can partner with God or go it alone – the choice is yours. Will you let that opportunity slip through your fingers?
It is wrong to think that God and the devil are two equal, opposing forces. God has abundance whereas the devil very much has a budget. God keeps the devil on a short leash and the only power that the devil has is the power that God allows him to have. The devil is defeated,Continue reading “God and the Devil”
Church is a place where with live with the tension of disagreement knowing that the bond that unites us is far greater than anything that could divide us.
Let’s keep it simple here… when all is said and done Christianity is not about religion, laws, rights and wrongs, man-made traditions, attending church, saying and doing the right things, being better than others, being pure or a whole host of other things that we associate with it. When everything is washed away it isContinue reading “Simple!”
Unless our faith is anchored in the person of Jesus Christ himself, and not on the teachings of a particular church or preacher, then the wind and waves of this world will eventual sink our faith.
It is possible to be devoted to the church and yet not be devoted to Jesus and his teachings. It is not, however, possible to be devoted to Jesus and not be devoted to the church. In fact, if you are devoted to Jesus you are the church.
We cannot be static Yet we must stand firm Movement is required And stillness as well Constantly changing Changeless We must never remain the same Fluid And at the same time solid We must be more of a body Far less of a building It must be less about religion And far more about relationshipContinue reading “We Cannot Be Static”
That which you receive from God, be it money, blessings, wisdom, peace or whatever, pass on to those around you. Be a channel for God to your community, church, family, workplace, friends, neighbours and whoever you meet.
Lord, for your grace we ask. For those who are hurt, confused, angry, upset, devastated, hopeless and desperate because of the Church of England General Synod’s decision today, surround them with you loving arms and give them peace. Help them to look to you and show them the way ahead. For those for whom theContinue reading “Lord, for your grace we ask.”
We are the church! You and me are the church. The building we meet in on a Sunday is not the Church. We are the church gathered on a Sunday and also you and I are the church at home, at work, at the shops. Wherever we go we are the church. You cannot goContinue reading “The Church”