Tag Archives: Redemption

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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Advent: A Time of Anticipation


It is very easy to think of Advent as a time when we have Advent calendars and light Advent candles these traditions are good in themselves if they help us to remember the true meaning of Advent but so often … Continue reading

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where does true wisdom come from?


Paul when he writes to the Church at Colossae is concerned to show the supremacy and sufficiency of Christ, the Colossians were tempted to follow some very clever sounding teachers who would lead them away from Christ. The temptation is … 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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Have we forgotten the real Spirit of Christmas


As we listen to the Christmas story the major players that we fix our attention on are Jesus,Mary,Joseph, the shepherds, the angels and the wise men. We make mention of the fact that Jesus is the Father’s gift to humanity … Continue reading

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Living with Epilepsy: Reflections on 60 years of battle


In this post I want to share with you in a very honest way some of the problems facing a person who has epilepsy. Even today one finds that having epilepsy seems to be a condition which carries a stigma. … Continue reading

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The Message of Liberation and Restoration: some thoughts from Isaiah 61


Isaiah the prophet declared many great things and was used of God to communicate so much of the gospel message to us. Isaiah 61 is particularly significant as Jesus declared that these words had been fulfilled in him. It is … Continue reading

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Jesus exalted in heaven for us


Our Lord Jesus is the exalted Lord and King and at the same time he is the great high priest in heaven. Interestingly the writer of the book of Hebrews sees the priesthood of Jesus as something that should draw … Continue reading

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Jesus the King who cares.


We confess that Jesus is Lord and King but our conception of his kingship is very often not shaped by his own life. We tend to see Lordship in terms of an authority who wields power over others, but is … 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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