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The W word (part 2)

“Wrath.” We know that there’s sin and evil in the world, and we wouldn’t want God to be indifferent to it. But we’re less fond of the idea that we’re part of the problem, and that God’s wrath would be directed toward… 391 more words

Biblical Meditation

When being a nobody with nothing is just right

I’ve been pondering more on ‘Christ in You: the hope of glory’ and my thoughts have taken me to John 3 and 4.

In John 3 Jesus is talking to a ‘Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews‘ but shortly after in John 4 He is talking to an unnamed woman at a well in Samaria. 850 more words


The W word (part 1)

When I became a Christian, it’s because someone told me, “God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life.” I really didn’t know what that meant, but it sounded nice. 623 more words

Biblical Meditation

Birth pains

John 3 recounts a conversation between Jesus and Nicodemus, a Jew, a Pharisee, a member of the Sanhedrin (the highest legal, legislative, and judicial body of the Jews), and a highly respected teacher of the Old Testament scriptures [1]. 348 more words


Being true

Being of sound mind, I believe everything my wife tells me.

Not because I agree with everything she says, but because I know that she would not intentionally deceive me. 387 more words

Biblical Meditation

Still the One (and only)

I’d love to tell you all about my time in London or Paris. Yes, I’ve been to both cities. But pretty much all I know of them personally is this or that part of the Heathrow and De Gaulle airports. 515 more words

Biblical Meditation

Mistaking means for ends

Many of you reading this are involved in some form of ministry. You do what you do because you believe in it, and you may even have some sense of having received that ministry as a calling from God. 508 more words

Personal Reflection