In my last post, I spoke about the danger of zeal without knowledge. Ironically, those who feel most strongly about the church's health can very often become a hindrance to it. If we are passionate Christians, the onus is on us to make sure that our passion is both formed and informed by a solid… Continue reading What does it mean to be biblical?
Psalm 17 6 I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer. 7 Show me the wonders of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes. 8 Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide… Continue reading Psalm 17: I Shall See Your Face (part 2)
Psalm 17 New International Version - UK (NIVUK) A prayer of David. God is the one who vindicates his people 1 Hear me, Lord, my plea is just; listen to my cry. Hear my prayer – it does not rise from deceitful lips. 2 Let my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right. Essentially this is a prayer… Continue reading Psalm 17: I Shall See Your Face (part 1)
The Challenge of the Global Village The world is becoming a smaller place and more people are being exposed to the various cultures, religions and practices contained within it. This, I would argue, is a good thing. When I moved to London from a fairly sheltered community in South Africa, it was one of the… Continue reading Is Christianity unfair to those raised in other faiths? (Part 1 – learning to be honest)
Psalm 12 New International Version (NIV) For the director of music. According to sheminith. A psalm of David. We live in a world tainted by evil In his song Good People, Jack Johnson expresses a sentiment that thoroughly biblical. "Where'd all the good people go? I've been changing channels I don't see them on the TV shows. Where'd… Continue reading Psalm 12: Purity in a Tainted World
Psalm 1 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK) 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.… Continue reading Psalm 1: Who are you listening to?