Submission to God

‘that it may go well with you’ (Eph 6:3). God wants it to go well with you, children and all. That’s a great thought! And he tells us how. Often we invite our own misery, and we invite the discipline of God because a loving Father must discipline his children for their good (Heb 12).

Read More

Prayers

Is there any greater encouragement to pray than in the words of Luke 11:1-13? Here we find not only a pattern for prayer but also the huge encouragement of the Lord Jesus himself to: ask and you will receive, seek and you will find and knock and the door will be opened to you. This

Read More

Rewards

Christians are promised that in the world to come ‘they will reign for ever and ever’ (Revelation 21:5). We will reign under Christ and with Christ. Reign over what? Over creation, as humans were always made and meant to (Genesis 1:26), but there is also the possibility we will reign over cities as a reward:

Read More

God is a family God

God is the family God, three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. This is the first family, the original family; every other family derives from this family, the divine family. We are invited into this family by the Father through ‘the door’ who is the Son (Jesus) and by the new-life power of the Holy

Read More

Trinity

The word ‘trinity’ is not in the Bible but the idea is all over the New Testament. Open the NT at almost any page and you will see Father, Son and Holy Spirit working together in perfect teamwork for salvation and the good of his people. Romans 8 is a particularly rich experience of this

Read More