“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
HEADSHIP DEFINED BY GRACE.
Headship is the divine calling of a husband to take primary responsibility for Christlike, servant leadership, protection, and provision in the home. - John Piper John Piper has been such a model to me in leading the family and the church and is spot-on in the above quote. Leading the family is not easy and has been something God has broken ... Continue Reading
Books I enjoyed in 2015
“Reading is more important to me than eating." - John Piper. As a dyslexic book worm I love it when people post book recommendations, granted it takes time to read and process the words, pages, chapters and books but I love it. Not for the sake of academia, but for the sake of knowing God and myself in relation to God. Nothing beats (or ... 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
What Insurgent has in common with Easter
"Bury the truth - when that message gets out, it will be the end. Kill them!" After watching the recent Insurgent film as part of the Divergent series I thought this wasn't a half decent action movie with a bit of romance in there too to even it out. However the line that came out of the baddy's mouth above hit me between the eyes, "Bury the ... 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
The 70 Resolutions of Jonathan Edwards
"Being sensible that I am unable to do any thing without God’s help, I do humbly entreat him, by his grace, to enable me to keep these Resolutions, so far as they are agreeable to his will, for Christ’s sake." - Jonathan Edwards Jonathan Edwards is one of many Christian hero's I have, his passion for his faith, discipline in Christian ... 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