Category Archives: More serious

My Faith, Our Faith, Shield of Faith

In Ephesians, Paul refers to faith as a shield. We know various types of shield, the kite shield popular among medieval Knights (especially in movies), the sci-fi force-field often referred to as a shield as well as the shields which … Continue reading

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Supporting those he sends

What did Jesus teach? When Jesus sent out the 12 in Matthew 10.9,10 and the 70 in Luke 10.7 he says that they shouldn’t need to support themselves but should be supported by those that they teach. Basically teaching local … Continue reading

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Altering the Altar

In the Old Testament, pre-Mosaic, altars were used for 2 purposes. Sacrifice and memorials of moments of intimacy with God. In Mosaic Law, it was similar, there were 2 altars for 2 different purposes. The golden incense altar in the … Continue reading

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Prophetic?

My first thought was wondering if the death of David and Bathsheba’s firstborn was a prophetic pointer to easter, the son of the king dying for another’s sin, but it may not be. then I realised that the more interesting … Continue reading

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Break my heart for what breaks yours

    Once again ‘What is Love?’ As I have mentioned in previous posts on the subject it includes action, a desire to bless someone and a willingness to make sacrifices for someone else. However a significant part of it … Continue reading

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More on Love

Love is not the desire to be blessed by someone, but the desire to be a blessing to someone. These days it seems to often be confused, perhaps because it is often accompanied, especially when the love is romantic, by … Continue reading

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Adoption

Why is adoption awesome? God adopted us into his family. Instead of just choosing to keep and keep loving the child who was born to you, who you helped make, your choosing to love a child who is a complete … Continue reading

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