“Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you're not saved yourself, be sure of that!” ― C.H.Spurgeon Some short Saturday thoughts. Many of the social media posts that I see on Facebook and Twitter from 'millennials' today have nothing to say on the excellencies of Christ. Nothing to say of their salvation, nothing to say of His grace, ... Continue Reading
Spurgeon wasn’t remembered for how great Spurgeon was, but for how great his God was
"Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever." - Hebrews 13:7-8 Why is the author of Hebrews encouraging us to remember our leaders, to consider their conduct and to imitate their faith? They spoke ... Continue Reading
How can I truly know God?
“And now, O Lord God, you are God, and your words are true.” – 2 Samuel 7:28 As an early Christian I asked myself, “How can I truly know God?” I allowed the philosophies and ideologies of the day to influence my knowledge of God and myself. I was blinded by what tickled my itching ears and what my heart believed to be right in ... Continue Reading
To be created is to be related to God.
"WE CAN NEVER REALLY SEEK GOD IN EARNEST UNTIL WE BEGIN TO DESPAIR OF OURSELVES." - JOHN CALVIN In my personal study Jeremiah 9:23-24 has been pressing into my proud heart of flesh. It's so easy to trust in ourselves, our own works, wisdom, might and riches. I've been a Christian for 20 years now and I still battle with depending on self for ... Continue Reading
Christmas is over so now what?
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God - 2Corinthians 5:20 With Christmas over we can sometimes feel the focus on Jesus Christ has ended, like the decorations and presents we can put Christ away, hidden until the next big event to remember. . ... Continue Reading
Am I getting my Church high?
"Many people go to church, not to learn the truths of God's Word, but to get an emotional high." - John MacArthur Sadly Church over time has become soft and flabby here in the UK and across Europe when it comes to God's word, it has exchanged the truth and tough teachings of Scripture for a worldly lie that exchanges knowledge for emotions, no ... Continue Reading
Evangelism lessons by Daniel Sturridge
"I love you. Jesus, I will praise your name forever" - Daniel Sturridge England and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been getting a lot of media attention in the last couple of years for his goals, skill on the ball and for his evangelism. Yes you read that right; the 24 year old's evangelism is simple yet effective. After scoring in ... Continue Reading
THE REAL MEANING OF EASTER
"where there is no faith in Jesus & repentance of your sin there is no good news or salvation." ****************REPLACED CHRIST**************** Go google Easter and see what you come up with (seriously do it now if you have time), surprised that Jesus is not the first thing you come up with?! The world view of Easter is vastly ... Continue Reading
VICKY BEECHING, “GOD’S IN FAVOUR OF SAME SEX MARRIAGE.” REALLY?
"As Bonhoeffer says, marriage is more than your love for each other. Vastly more. Its meaning is infinitely great. I say that with care. The meaning of marriage is the display of the covenant-keeping love between Christ and his people” (p. 15 of This Momentary Marriage by John Piper) . ********************SHARING MY ... Continue Reading
Book Review: ‘Growing Up’ by Robby Gallaty
“I’ve come to realise that when people don’t know what to do, they don’t do anything” - Robby Gallaty Robby is the Senior Pastor of Brainerd Baptist Church, a Southern Baptist church located in the Belvoir community of Chattanooga, TN. In Growing Up Robby shares vulnerably his rocky past of drug addiction and shares how Jesus used this and ... Continue Reading