Looking at some of the recent reports hitting the news it seems that an increasing number of Christians are intent on making God in their own image after their own likeness. To do that of course we must follow this world in making much of ourselves, our thoughts, our feelings, our wants etc.. "If this … Continue reading God with no Boundaries
Hallowed be Your Name
Hallowed be your name. What does this third phrase in the Lord's prayer mean? Different versions translate it in different ways, 'hallowed be your name,' (KJV, New International Version, English Standard Version), 'may your name be kept holy,' (New Living Translation), 'Your name be honoured as holy,' (Holman Christian Standard Bible), 'Uphold the holiness of … Continue reading Hallowed be Your Name
Communion – what is it? 2
To understand communion we need to look at where it came from. The scripture provides us with a very direct clue “As they were eating...” (Matthew 26:26). The question is what were they eating? And the answer is the Passover meal, something which Jesus said, "With desire (strong desire) I have desired to eat the … Continue reading Communion – what is it? 2
Revelation – Cataclysmic Conflict or Glorious Hope?
For many Revelation is about a cataclysmic conflict somewhere in the future - maybe ours. As such it holds out a gloomy prospect - things certainly aren't going to get better, in fact quite the opposite. But is this really so? The end of Revelation takes us back to its beginning, with reminders of the … Continue reading Revelation – Cataclysmic Conflict or Glorious Hope?