The Glory of God (Day 2 of 4)

Recap Day 1... FIRST LENS: CREATION Job 28:20-28 Wisdom; the divine nature of God in creation I want to take the words of Job and ask God to turn those words into a picture of God’s glory. This element of the glory of God is wisdom. Glory pictures: God understands the way of wisdom and… Continue reading The Glory of God (Day 2 of 4)

Spiritual preparation for crisis

We are in the midst of growing crises. Yes, plural because we have been distracted by the covid-19 crisis. We need to consider the economic pressure that has arisen from this infectious illness and other consequences (e.g. mental illness from isolation and grief from loss of loved-ones). Also consider the growing attacks on freedom of… Continue reading Spiritual preparation for crisis

The second coming of Christ (part 3): Jesus as Bridegroom, King and Judge

I have always been taught to start with the end goal in mind. This gives me direction in life and enables me to make plans to reach that goal. What end does God have in His mind? On one level, how can anyone possibly answer this question? Yet, God is so full of love and… Continue reading The second coming of Christ (part 3): Jesus as Bridegroom, King and Judge

The second coming of Christ (part 2): An invitation

  I have spoken to many people about Jesus’ second coming. Most, if not all, do not engage in this vital truth of scripture. ‘We don’t know the day or the hour’ is a common reply. ‘It’s not the main game’ is another or ‘it will take care of itself’. In my experience it is… Continue reading The second coming of Christ (part 2): An invitation

The second coming of Christ (part 1): The Gospel of the Kingdom

              I believed for many years that the gospel was the Gospel of Salvation. Jesus lived, died on the cross and was resurrected. All I had to do was repent and believe to be saved. My goal was heaven because the alternate was too much to contemplate. All the endless distractions of the world led… Continue reading The second coming of Christ (part 1): The Gospel of the Kingdom