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…

The Presence of God

Three men, Pete, Geoff and Kevin, found themselves one day in a large room, filled with people. These men had never met each other but on this day, through coincidence or fate they happened to be in that same place. Pete, had heard about a man called Richard, he had heard a lot about this…

New Year…. New Hope!!

As 2013 passed into 2014 and a new year began, and for many there came a new and fresh set of hopes and dreams. Maybe for some 2013 was a year to forget, at every turn it felt like you were being dragged deeper and deeper into more pain and suffering, there may have been…