Jonah – Misunderstood & Unappreciated?

I recently came across an article that, using data provided by Bible Gateway, has listed the 10 least popular Bible books – that translates to least read on Bible Gateway, the first book on the list was Jonah. The story of Jonah is well known, I suspect not only for those who have grown up…

Why have you forsaken me? – Part 3

Over the past two posts we’ve been looking at Jesus’ fourth saying from the cross, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?, which is known as his cry of dereliction. We have looked at Habakkuk 1:13 and Psalm 22, this time out I hope to try an wrap this up, but we will…

Why have you forsaken me? – Part 2

Last time out we began looking at Jesus’ fourth cry from the cross, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’, traditionally known as Jesus’ cry of dereliction, we began looking at the question as to whether the prevailing teaching surrounding this verse and song writers such as Stuart Townend and Kari Jobe etc…

Why have you forsaken me?

Just recently at the church that I attend we have been singing a new song called Forever, you can check out a video of the song here. I really like this song, but there is one line that got me thinking, and it’s at the start of the second verse which is “One final breath…

Rev 3:20 – The knocking at the Door

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me. Now that is a great evangelistic verse isn’t? Well actually no it’s not, although you would think it was given the way that some…

By The Will of God

Jeremiah 29:11 says “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares The Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, to give you hope and a future.” As a Christian this verse and others like it have been of great encouragement to me at different points in my life. However I…