Bible Studies, Christian Life, Uncategorized

Temporary and Lasting Pleasure

I said to myself, ‘Come now, I will test you with pleasure to find out what is good.’ But that also proved to be meaningless. ‘Laughter,’ I said, ‘is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish?’ I tried cheering myself with wine, and embracing folly – my mind still guiding me with wisdom. I wanted to see what was… Continue reading Temporary and Lasting Pleasure

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Assurance, Justification & Sanctification

How do you know that you are really a Christian? The trouble with Christians is that they tend to look at themselves too much. The trouble with looking at yourself too much is that you will eventually freak out. Why? The longer you look at yourself, and I mean truly look at yourself, you will be… Continue reading Assurance, Justification & Sanctification

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My favourite resources for family worship.

Family worship and discipleship is something that I have been thinking about a lot recently. As my children grow up, they are becoming more and more aware that following Jesus is really important to mum and dad. They are also are becoming more and more aware that most of their friends (and their parents) don't… Continue reading My favourite resources for family worship.

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God’s Not Really That Holy, I’m Not Really That Bad

The following blog post was written by Tim Challies... How do you know that you really get the gospel, that you really understand and believe it? Or perhaps better said, how do you know that the gospel has really gotten you, that it has taken hold of you and begun to permanently transform you? I… Continue reading God’s Not Really That Holy, I’m Not Really That Bad