Joy?

Does God have a sense of humour? I believe so. We are, after all, made in God’s image and we certainly have a sense of humour! Jesus may well have been known as the ‘Man of Sorrows’, but he was also the one who told His disciples “I have told...

Looking for heroes

Garry spoke last night from Matthew 5:1-12, looking at the subject of what it takes to be a hero for God. We generally think of heroes as someone brave, fearless, with exceptional strength and courage. Soldiers often have to perform heroic tasks, saving the lives of...

Mercy, not judgment…

Dave spoke from Psalm 51 this morning, the psalm written by David after he had committed adultery with Bathsheba and connived in the death of her husband, Uriah. Unlike people (who tend to want to emphasise the good parts about themselves without mentioning anything...

No double standards

James 2:1-13 looks at the double standards we can often live by. As he has previously said in chapter 1, we need an eternal perspective if we are to cope with the trials and temptations of everyday life. It’s so easy to be swayed by public opinion, having our...

You reap what you sow

Last night we looked at Hosea 10:12“Sow for yourselves righteousness;Reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unploughed ground;For it is time to seek the LORD, until He comes and showers righteousness on you.” Hosea, one of the 12 minor prophets, is...