Love. Profound word, much abused word. The Bible is a book of love, true love, a love so profound and beautiful, and Christmas is about the dramatic unfolding of that love. 'God is love' the Bible simply states. As a trinity of being Father, Son and Holy Spirit, God has always been a loving being … Continue reading No greater love
Daily bread, we all need it. Bread represents what's necessary for life - there's a lot we think we need that we really don't. There's a lot that we want and seek and when we get it actually adds to our perceived needs rather than reducing them. When David said in Psalm 23, "The Lord … Continue reading Give us Today our Daily Bread
I don't know who first said it but the Happy Land of the Trinity is a beautiful expression of all that the Holy Trinity is as Father, Son and Holy Spirit from all eternity. It is so because... God has never been lonely. God has never lacked in love. God has never needed. God has … Continue reading The Happy Land of the Trinity
Sunday I had the privilege of introducing our new series on The Trinity at Gateway, Why Our God is Unique among the gods, and once again I was inspired, awed, and excited by the doctrine of the Trinity, or more particularly, knowing God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. One church member remarked beforehand that … Continue reading There’s no one like our God!
When we become Christians we have a new identity in Christ and a new power within, yet even as we sing songs that speak about what Christ has done, and the past being behind us, and the new life in front, the past seems to lurk in the background and from time to time stare … Continue reading Growth – when the past catches up with us