Jesus – the opening of God’s arms to our pain

The astounding message of Christmas is the opening of God's arms to our pain and brokenness, a pain and brokenness born of our rebellion, our sin, our selfishness - not something one would expect of God, after all god's just don't do that sort of thing, but then the God of the Bible is true … Continue reading Jesus – the opening of God’s arms to our pain

The Wrath of the Lamb

Some will remember when children were taught to pray, “Gentle Jesus meek and mild....” and many have sung, “no crying he makes...” But, what kind of image does this conjure up of Jesus - a very nice, ‘docile’ Jesus - compliant, non-offensive, someone who just gets on with everybody, and is everyone’s friend? My ‘personal’ … Continue reading The Wrath of the Lamb