“Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness for they shall be filled” Jesus Christ urges us into activity. The activity is urgent, vehement; it is the most energetic activity that one could possibility imagine, therefore Jesus employs the metaphor of hungering and thirsting. There no need more basic to the physical man than … Continue reading HUNGERING AND THIRSTING; Food for the Soul
We have travelled through uncertain and troublesome days. If we were told one year ago that tens of thousands would be dead in our own nation and hundreds of thousands worldwide, before another twelve months have passed – we would have been paralysed with incredulity and horror. These days have come and we are still faced with the possibility of a second wave but the people of God have experienced the peace of a God who never fails, because we have positioned ourselves by this Gospel river which has made glad our hearts.
NORTHERN IRELAND IS NOW THE LAST REMAINING JURISDICTION WITHIN THE BRITISH ISLES WHERE ABORTION HAS BEEN LEGALISED BY THE LAWS OF MEN AND WOMEN.
The Hebrew Day of Atonement was the holiest and most sacred moment in the calendar of the ancient Jew. This was the day when the High Priest would enter into the Holy of Holies, beyond the veil of the sanctuary where the Ark of the Covenant was housed. The acceptance of the High Priest by … Continue reading ATONEMENT AND ASSURANCE
PEACE FOR A BROKEN AND DIVIDED WORLD “Black lives certainly matter, the innocent victims of terrorism must matter and the future of babies yet unborn definitely matter. There is a common thread which runs through all of these situations that are unfolding in the world and in our society today - the desire of the … Continue reading PEACE FOR A BROKEN WORLD
This God, in His person and His determinations, is truth. There is so little that we can depend upon in the world. Life is uncertain, economies are fragile, society can be so fractured, doctors at times differ, one scientific discovery circumvents the last discovery - and so we are reminded constantly that life is a thick mist of uncertainty. Left to our own devices man does not possess the truth, at least not within himself. We struggle to find truth.
How can face fear in this world, especially the fear of death and know perfect peace?
Moses, here, was in the business of comforting God’s people, in a hard place by showing them their personal interest in the everlasting God.