Even in hardship we can look forward to something better. How can we make this song ours today?
We sometimes doubt ourselves and we sometimes doubt God but this psalm is an encouragement. Verse 7 tells us: ‘Be at rest once more O my soul for the Lord has been good to you.’
Just as marathon runners trust their training to help them overcome challenges, so as Christians we need to exercise our trust and hope in God and then we can keep on going in our Christian lives. It’s not a sprint, it’s a long distance journey.
On Remembrance Sunday, we remember the sacrifices people made in World War 1, that ended 100 years ago today. However, it’s hard to know the reality of war when you weren’t there. Before Jesus’ crucifixion, His disciples remembered the first Passover 1300 years before when the Israelites first marked their doorposts with the blood of […]
Songs Jesus Sang – Psalms 113 to 118 What songs would you choose or what playlist would you listen to before you died? Today we are starting to look at the last songs that Jesus sang before he died on the Cross.
We hear people sometimes say that there are many ways to God and it doesn’t really matter how we get there. Jesus shows us in this passage that this is not true but that the gate is small and the road narrow that leads to life.
This passage is not the biblical version of Horrible Histories. Instead it shows God’s victory for the Israelites.
Can you think of a time when you have been spiritually exhausted, really really tired, say travelling, looking after a newborn, studying for an exam. Jesus has 3 words for us: ‘It is finished’. We are going to look at what ‘it’ is.
Have you ever been asked to do something you don’t feel equipped for? Yet this passage tells us that is what Jesus does. He calls us to tell people the Good News.
On this happy day that Emma Gordon is being baptised, this passage is a dark one. But it is important to recognise that Jesus experienced the Cross in order that our sins could be washed away. In this passage, we witness Jesus experiencing the dereliction of God, ie God has left Him alone. We ask […]