Tag Archives: Creation

Grace displayed through the Incarnation


As Christmas approaches, we see many images of a child in a manger and this reminds us of the amazing fact that we are celebrating is God becoming a man. Before the incarnation, the eternal Son of God,  the second … Continue reading

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The Image of God in Humankind:some thoughts


The whole concept of the Divine Image in humankind is central to understanding who humankind is according to the Bible. In our days when humankind is reduced to just a collection of atoms in the thoughts of many in secular … Continue reading

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The Greatness, Humility And Glory of God Our Saviour


Too often when we isolate one aspect of who God is we  miss the riches of his self-revelation, I realise that in this post I will do this because when one considers the greatness of God that is inevitable. The … Continue reading

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The Great God Who Comforts His People.


We often think of God bringing comfort to people but so often we imply that all their problems are solved whereas the word of God brings comfort to people in the midst of their problems. Isaiah chapter 40 is an … Continue reading

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Celebrating the faithfulness of God the creator.


So often when we speak of God’s faithfulness we speak in terms of salvation and spirituality but our God is the one who created all things and sustains all things by his word of power. We need at times to … Continue reading

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Thinking Christianly


When we are confronted with issues we are often tempted to use proof texts from the bible to present a Biblical view. Proof texting can be dangerous especially as it often means that we rip a verse out of context … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: Creator, Redeemer and Revealer


In many parts of the New Testament we see the glory of who Jesus is, but in this post I just want to look briefly at Hebrew chapter 1. In this chapter we find a description of Jesus in his … Continue reading

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Is Reformed Theology A Grand Vision Or Just A Tulip?


We very often hear discussions of the Five Points of Calvinism as though they amounted to the totality of Reformed thinking,John Calvin himself would have been horrified that his theology had been reduced to just five points. Of course historically … Continue reading

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Creation,Fall and the Promise of Redemption


When we read the first 3 chapters of Genesis it is easy to be so taken up with the subject of creation and the fall that we altogether miss the promise of redemption. Chapters 1 and 2 show us the … Continue reading

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Holy Comunion and Healing


The very essence of Holy Communion is that it demonstrates all that Christ has achieved for us in his redemptive sufferings it therefore seems to make sense to have prayer for healing during a communion service. Of course this implies … Continue reading

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