Category Archives: Bible

Jesus and the Reading Public Part One

It’s a rare novel that has taken off if it deals with Jesus.  Sure, those novels are worthy and deal with deep issues, but you’re unlikely to find a bestseller (the Bible itself excluded, not being fiction!) that has used … Continue reading

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The Worldview of Fiction

Thinking again about Terry Pratchett, and secular fiction.  This is important for me as an English teacher.  Is there spiritual value in reading deliberately secular fiction?  Or for that matter, secular poetry, or secular drama?  Yes, I would argue. There … Continue reading

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Living His Testimonies

I want to explore Psalm 119.  Not all in one go!  But I have been appreciating it for some time now, and recently I bumped into someone who had gone one better than me and memorized the Psalm in Hebrew.  … Continue reading

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Luke 9

Luke 9 the Reading Just read this one through, and I’m struck by what David Pawson said about Luke, that it is the most loved of the gospels, but the least read (about 3 mins in).  For example, I am very … Continue reading

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Looking for Luke

something of worth, the more distinct and rarefied and precious it is? Continue reading

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Shortcuts to His presence

In the incredible mercy of God, when we don’t deserve it at all, we sometimes find ourselves in the flow of what He is doing – either sharing something of Him when we weren’t looking for it, or receiving a … Continue reading

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Fifty Summer Tweaks for Preachers (reblog)

Just caught up a bit with Pete Mead’s splendid blog  Biblical Preaching and was so impressed with his summer series that I thought I’d pop it here in one go.  For me, numbers 10, 16, 20, 22 and 44 look really … Continue reading

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The secret of your destiny

We only know what God has planned for us when we open His Word and read the luminous stories of those who God used.  I read in a sermon the other day that everyone in the Bible given an assignment … Continue reading

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The Story of God

 

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More of this, less of this

This is a shameless reblog from an excellent guy I have rediscovered recently (only just published!).  So no, don’t let me comment on it at all – just go ahead and read it.  I am right there with him.

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