tsth mercy2

As we continue our story through the life of Joseph from the book of Genesis we are confronted with the moment where Joseph and his brothers reconcile. This is a moment that is a long time coming in this narrative. Up until this moment his brothers have hated him, ridiculed him, abused him, thrown him…

tsth thankfulness

As a church family we are studying through the life of Joseph, which is found in Genesis chapters 37 -50. When we are introduced to Joseph, he is a seventeen year old young man and he is the son of Jacob. Joseph had eleven brothers and these chapters chronicle his life. His story begins with…

stubborn

Our Christian life is like running a marathon and doing the hurdles at the same time. King David’s life illustrates this well because while you can never argue whether or not David loved God, but you can also never argue whether or not David had his issues with hurdles from time to time. And yet,…

QuestionsWaiting

Three Questions to Ask When You’re Waiting from our collection of talks: ‘What Do I Do?” Most people will agree that King David was just a teenager if not much older when anointed. Yet he doesn’t actually take his throne till the age of thirty years old. It’s not uncommon to see Biblical characters have…

ChooseJoy2

Let’s Choose Joy… The original word in the New Testament Greek for joy is xαρά pronounced ‘chara’. The short definition is ‘joy’ or ‘gladness’. Now the etymology of the word is very significant here. The Greek word for joy is χαρά (chara) is derived from the word χάρις (charis), which is the Greek word for…

WDID guidelines

I googled how to make a better decision’ and the following pieces of advice. I understand some of them, some of them just seem a little counterproductive when making a decision: *Be independent. (all by myself??) *Turn your brain off. (for reals??) *Just decide. (ok, but how??) *Think fast and slow. (huh?) Whether we realize…

WDID map path 2

Is God’s Will for my life more like a map or a path? Let’s start in the book of Proverbs written by King Solomon all those years ago… Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him,…

eyes bible 2

In our current collection of talks on Sunday mornings, What Do I Do?, we have discovered the priority of God’s Word in our lives. We have recognized it as the very voice of God that has been preserved for generations for us today. I’m often in discussion with followers of Jesus Christ who would like…

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