Tag: God

Should I be afraid?

There is a lot of talk in Christianity about fear. In fact one of the most repeated commands in the Bible is ‘do not fear’ or ‘do not be afraid’. Paul writes to Timothy, explaining to him that ‘God did not give you a spirit of fear!’, therefore do not be afraid! How then do…

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Using a Prayer List

I’ve not really ever been one for using a prayer list, but over the last few weeks it’s beginning to take root in my daily walks with God. I’ve been following the prayer method explained in the book ‘How to Pray’ by Pete Greig. P-Pause, R-Rejoice, A-Ask and Y-Yeild. It’s been a great read and…

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Interested?

“The secret to success is taking an interest in life.” I read this quote recently as part of a personal growth programme I’ve signed up to. And I really do agree with it. I think a lot is written about the importance of self-discipline, perseverance and a good work ethic. These things are great and…

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Downsizing Word Output

“Our instinct is too often to speak of everything we know, as if doing so is the only way to authenticate ourselves”. “Talking too quickly, too much, and too cleverly is [oftentimes] destructive…the spiritual men and women I’ve come to admire were generally quiet-spirited and more silent than verbose” It is probably ironic that on…

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3 Descriptions

In the story of Noah, we are given three distinct descriptions: He was a righteous man He was a blameless man He walked with God Righteous – we know from Hebrews 11:6-7 that it was Noah’s faith that made him righteous. Blameless – we know from James 2:21-24 that true, saving faith is evident in…

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