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Fleeing God

Recently, God has brought me to book of Jonah.  I thought it was strange because in my memory, Jonah is a pretty crappy prophet.  All he did was run from God and when he finally submitted to the task that God had for him, he was annoyed and told God that he would rather God strike him dead than to save the people of Nineveh.    1,101 more words


is the whale
that swallowed Jonah.
You feel justified
to stay still
and let it eat you.
It is only afterwards
that you realize
you decided to jump in.


A Life Of Repentance (preparing for MGPC 22/10/17)

Song: In Tenderness
Call to Worship
Song: Let Your Kingdom Come
Prayer Of Confession
Song: What A Wonderful Saviour Is Jesus
Affirming our Faith: The Apostles’ Creed… 85 more words


Jonah and Nineveh

I recently attended a Biblical Hebrew workshop based on the text of the book of Jonah, and this reminded me of an article I prepared some time ago based on James Jordan’s most helpful insights into this book. 22 more words


The God of Detours

How common it is to experience disappointment and a sense of abandonment by God when we adopt a course that we believed to be God’s will, only to experience it as a failure, a loss, a bust in some way. 448 more words


Thou Shalt Not Kill

“You shall not murder.” Exodus 20:13

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering- Yoda… 1,028 more words


When Sinners Repent

“Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.” (Luke 15:7) 811 more words

Faith And Practice