Richard Burgess, 20.03.2021 In the previous post we saw that those who are in Christ (in union with him) are no more under condemnation, and have a new life through the Spirit - and that is powerful! But more than that, we saw in Romans 8:29, that God has predestined us to be like Jesus. … Continue reading Called to be like Jesus – part 2, healing and deliverance
Richard Burgess, 12.03.2021 Life goals are a big thing, they give focus, shape and impetus to our lives. If you're going to be an athlete you work on a whole host of things in order to run or jump, ultimately, to win. Likewise a teacher, a pilot etc... God has a life goal, a destiny … Continue reading Called to be like Jesus – part 1
Richard Burgess. 09.02.2021 The wrong foot. Jesus said, "Go and make disciples..." Every Christ follower is called to be a disciple not simply a believer, yet in thinking about discipleship there is a very real danger of starting out on the wrong foot: now I am saved I need to live for Jesus, I’ve got … Continue reading Living in Union with Christ
The most popular blog this year has been one from 2017, Kingdom Dynamics. So here it is with some updating... We are called to pursue the kingdom, a kingdom quite unlike any other; to seek it first, not as the first in a whole list of things, but as the one that governs all the … Continue reading Kingdom Dynamics
Have you ever stopped to think about it - what if there had never been a first Christmas? What might our world have looked like? What difference would it have made if Jesus had never been born? You might start with removing the gifts, then the lights, followed by the tree and the tinsel... Then … Continue reading What if Christmas had never happened?