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Are you looking for Hope? Try Romans 15.13
If you turn on a tap, you expect water. If you pour from a carton of juice then you expect juice. When you ask God to pour something into your life, what do you expect? According to Romans 15.13, God … Continue reading
Broken Beyond Repair or Ready to be Restored?
How does this photo make you feel? What do you see? Is this a broken and beat up boat doomed to disintegrate on land or is it a boat that is ready to be restored and returned to the sea … Continue reading
Posted in change, creative communication, Faith, Following Jesus, Listening to God Tagged being open to change, brokenness, despair, God at work, God transforms, hope, hope in God 3 Comments
Hopeless or Hope?
It’s possible that following the General Election result in the UK that you are feeling despondent today? A few weeks ago I produced this design for a prayer card that we are going to circulate to the homes around our … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, hope, Life experiences, politics, Prayer Tagged coping with chaos, disappointment, hope, hope in God, politics, prayer, put your hope in God Leave a comment
The Light of Jesus Shines Everywhere, Even In and On Brokenness
In the village of Alresford in Essex, there are ruins of an old church (St Peters). I have been to these ruins many times, but yesterday I was struck by the way that the light was shining on them. You see, the … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, hope, Life experiences, Relationship with God Tagged brokenness, God has called us out of darkness into the light, hope, hope in God, Jesus is the light, Jesus the light of the world, put your hope in God, the darkness acan never extinguish the light, the darkness can never extinguish the light, The light shines the brightest in the darkest places Leave a comment
While There is Light we have a Chance
I loved watching the latest Star Wars film. I enjoyed the action and the humour but what struck me the most was the line: While there is light we still have a chance. In case you still haven’t seen it, … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, film, hope, Jesus Tagged film, hope, Jesus is the light, Jesus the light of the world, let your light shine, light of the world, star wars, the force awakens, the light and dark side of the force, The light is more powerful than the darkness, The light shines the brightest in the darkest places, you are the light of the world Leave a comment
The Cross, Light and Hope
I enjoyed a fantastic walk today with my wonderful wife and during the walk we went past this cross. The sun was shining and I was inspired by the way that the light was shining on and around it. It … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, hope, Life experiences, salvation, Saved by Jesus Tagged cross, hope, jesus saves us, Jesus the light of the world Leave a comment
On the Saturday of Easter week did it feel to the disciples like Jesus and God had failed?
The day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is a reminder of how life often feels. The disciples must have been distraught as they tried to come to terms with what had happened and we can only imagine how they … Continue reading
Posted in Easter week explained, Faith, God is with us, Holy week, Holy week explained, hope Tagged despair, Easter Saturday, God of hope fill you with joy and peace, Gods priority is the salvation of the world, hope, Romans 15 13, sundays coming, the disciples mourn Jesus, Your comfort is not Gods priority 4 Comments
Hope in a hopeless world: Mockingjay Part 1
I have just seen Mockingjay and thought it was an amazing and thought-provoking film. Catching Fire finished with Katniss being rescued and taken to District 13 where the resistance was based. The ending left me with a feeling that things … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, Faith, film, hope, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness, Overflowing Tagged christian review of mockingjay, despair, God of hope fill you with joy and peace, hiding or facing up to pain, hope, katniss, Mockingjay part 1, overflow with hope, Romans 15 13, the bible and mockingjay Leave a comment
Finally seeing what was there all along
What do you see in this picture? It is actually a photo of some pirate ship shaped play equipment but when I looked at the picture later on my computer I saw something completely different. All I can see when … Continue reading