We love God’s promises in Jeremiah to give His people a future and a hope. These promises appear in the top 10 Bible verses in the world! What’s really interesting is that these promises were given to those facing 70 years of exile in Babylon. Check out my latest blog to find out more
Daniel & his friends are taken into exile and face a rigorous training programme designed to assimilate them into the Babylonian culture. But rather than conform, they resolve not to compromise on a raft of issues that conflict with their faith in God.
Exile is a part of the Bible from start to finish. In particular, the exile of Judah to Babylon stands as a pivotal moment in the history of God’s people. In the New Testament, God’s people are once again described as exiles in the sense that this world is not our true home
Reflections on the life of Edvin Bolstad who passed away last week aged 81. He was a dear friend, mentor, encourager and brother in Christ. We will miss him greatly and are are so grateful for all he poured into us.
In part 9 of #BreakingtheMould we tackle the question of what is the need of the hour. For Jesus the answer is all about people willing to step up and step out
Often we do not find it easy to believe in Jesus. In Matthew 8-9 we have all sorts of examples of people acting in faith, in fear and in doubt. These stories are hugely encouraging for us as we look to God to continue to work miracles in our own lives.
This final post examines Ezekiel’s vision of the river of life which will one day flow from the temple. It is the remarkable picture of how God brings life and vitality to His people
What does it look like to build our faith with wisdom? Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount finishes with a parable about how to build houses in such a way as to last. Jesus likens it to putting into practice all that He has been teaching us.
Water is often used as a picture of our suffering. God however promises to be with us despite all that life brings our way. This blog will wrestle a little with how we can trust God in the midst of these times.
Life is framed around our need for sustenance. We all need to drink deeply, but ultimately those needs can only be satisfied in God alone. Four beautiful pictures make this point abundantly clear…