Joh 5v39-40 – I love the idea of

Have you ever met someone who reads every book and watches every documentary on health and fitness? They constantly talk about the importance of a healthy lifestyle. However, they seldom engage in exercise and tend to eat unhealthy foods. They are more in love with the idea of being healthy rather than practising healthy habits… Continue reading Joh 5v39-40 – I love the idea of

Joh 1v1 – Capisci? Understand?

Is language essential for a true relationship? I contemplated this as we travelled through Italy for our honeymoon. We struggled to make connections with the people we met. This was exemplified in our relationship with our hotel shuttle driver. He told us he was from West Africa, so we shared a common African heritage. He… Continue reading Joh 1v1 – Capisci? Understand?

Jam 4v8 – Merry Go-Rounds

Have you been on a play park merry-go-round? To enjoy it, some people sit on the ride while one person spins it as fast as they can. As the ride spins, those sitting close to the centre feel stable while those sitting towards the edge feel the pull and have the greater risk of being… Continue reading Jam 4v8 – Merry Go-Rounds

Luk 23v42 – Do you remember me?

Have you ever been in a situation where you meet or see someone and think to yourself, wow, that person looks familiar, maybe, maybe not? And then, if you realise who they are, you certainly can’t remember their name. Why do we remember some people and forget others? It is often those we have had… Continue reading Luk 23v42 – Do you remember me?

Joh 17v3 – Do you know God?

Do you know God? It’s a crazy but important question, and the answer has eternal consequences. “And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.” (John 17:3). We could answer “yes” if know simply means “to be aware of”. However, the Greek word… Continue reading Joh 17v3 – Do you know God?

Hos 13.6 – Forgotten

There was a father who was blessed with a beautiful baby girl. He loved and doted on his daughter and was so proud of all her achievements. He gave her everything she wanted and paid for her to attend the best schools and university. As a result, his daughter became very successful and was highly… Continue reading Hos 13.6 – Forgotten

Joh 1:12 – Brand New

Levi, Prada, Nike, Gucci. Brands and labels are very powerful. Many people are prepared to spend a lot of money to buy these brands or get the right to be associated with them. These brands make us think we will be admired by others. Yet besides an illusion of admiration, there is little more an… Continue reading Joh 1:12 – Brand New