Father of all,
So often we find ourselves caught up in justifying ourselves and our choices,
make us remember that our trust in you is all that can justify us.
Father of all,
Last year my mission was to lose control of my life. Or at least to give up the illusion that I had it under my control.
What I do is what I believe… I think. This post began nearly two years ago at the start of the Course in Christian Studies I recently completed. It was homework. I suppose I really should finish it. The task: two columns. Left: things I really believe about God. Right: The implications for the way […]
Tonight, at a village Baptist church, it is communion. The sermon has been preached and now a different atmosphere falls. Solemnity, reverence, hush. A deacon leads a prayer of thanksgiving, recalling perhaps the agony of Christ on the cross, the disbelief that it was possible that he went through that suffering even for me, even […]
Does there have to be a reason for the way the world is?
At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ He called a child, whom he put among them, and said, ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever becomes humble like this child is […]
Discussing approaches to the Bible at the course last night. Came across the beginnings of a rewrite of Psalm 91 in an old notebook this morning. I’ll try and finish it. One of the suggested principles we came up with for approaching the Bible was to trust in its truth, even when the truth was […]