Blessings, boundaries and the church
What kinds of behaviours can the church give its blessing to, and what boundary lines need to be maintained?
Breaking the cycle of intergenerational perversity
Our national leaders seem to keep repeating the mistakes of the past and failing to capitalise on the opportunities of the present. Why do things keep going wrong?
The wrong kind of fear
With so many anxiety-inducing factors looming on every hand, how can we avoid being swamped by fear?
The heavenly wisdom of a soft answer
The impulse to retaliate in words when we are misrepresented is strong, but is it the way of heavenly wisdom?
Why love is one of God’s commandments
This is His commandment, that we should love one another. Why is it so pleasing to God when His people love one another?
How to defy discouragements
When discouragements loom, faith in the God of grace finds ways to defy them.
Six things to pray for in the new year
What would a happy new year look like? Here is what Moses aspired to.
Four comforts as time passes
Time passes, but the covenant-keeping God remains unchangeably a refuge for His people. What comfort can we take from this?
Reasons why believers love Jesus more than anyone else
Love always shows itself. When Jesus shows how much He has done for us in His love, how can we fail to love Him in return?
Are we born innocent?
None of us is as good as we should be, but are we really sinful by nature? Here is what Paul says.
Sensitivity to spiritual insensitivity
When things look bleak for Christianity, are we hard-hearted or tender-hearted in our response?
Eight things love will do for Jesus
While Jesus lay buried in the grave, it looked like His followers had been shamed and lost all hope. But the love in the hearts of the women couldn’t be suppressed.
How to achieve authenticity
How important is it to be true to ourselves, and how does the Bible help us with this?
Five things Jesus teaches us about prayer
The transfiguration – a time of unique blessedness in the life of Jesus – was preceded by a time of prayer. What is He teaching us by this fact?
How grace takes us by surprise
The methods God uses in His grace are often completely counterintuitive to us. Here are some of the surprises of grace – and how we should react.
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