The parable of the Unforgiving Servant spells out in severe terms the necessity of forgiving those who wrong us “from the heart”. An issue that arises here is the very real difficulty people can have in bringing themselves to forgive.
||Pastoral Passage|| The sweetness of salvation must be more than a fond memory. It must be the fuel of the Christian life that propels us forward in the present and all the way to the end.
Last weekend four of our young men were baptised at our church camp. What follows are the questions that were asked, with some comments the significance they carry.
Two subtle but significantly different ways we can approach scripture.
Trusting the God who knows everything and knows him, the psalm writer submits himself to be examined, corrected, and guided.
I would like to promote the use of ‘real’ (i.e. paper) Bibles for personal reading.
In the fourth and final scenario of Jesus’ parable of the sower we come to the ideal outcome for someone hearing the message of the kingdom.
Spot your weeds, and pull them out.
On what do we base our confidence of persevering in the faith?
Is our following of Jesus easier than he intended it to be?