Category: Matthew

Injustice ball and chain

The Just and the Unjust

Jesus will bring justice to the world.


May 7, 2021 0
Embarrassed Woman

Seven Ways to Avoid Being a Religious Nut

No one wants to be a religious Pratt. How do we avoid unwittingly becoming one?


March 1, 2021 0
Parallel Universe

Jesus and the Parallel Universe

Parallels are stories with at least two meanings.


February 17, 2021 0
Boar Trap

Escaping the Offence Trap

Offence means far more than falling out with somebody. The Biblical idea of offence has been replaced with a Soap Opera version. We would do well to regain and accurate idea of what it truly means to offend and be offended.


January 2, 2021 0
Light at the end of the tunnel

Trapped in Difficult Circumstances? – Don’t Lose Hope!

The survival guide for those trapped in difficult circumstances.


October 16, 2020 0
A shepherd with his sheep

Where Have All the Pastors Gone?

Pastoral care is the Cinderella of the church ministries. It is time she came out of the basement and went to the ball.


October 9, 2020 1
The empty tomb

Jesus’ Miracles

We judge counterfeits by examining them against the real thing. Jesus set the gold standard for the miraculous. How do claims of modern miracles and healings compare?


October 2, 2020 4
duck drowned - failure and SOS concept

Good News-We’re not Superheroes!

We live in a culture that is superhero obsessed. This is not just the comic book characters but includes celebrities, leaders and sports personalities. Our stories often are about people with exceptional qualities. The most intelligent and beautiful are presented as the norm we should all aspire to. The top few are praised whilst everyone…
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September 19, 2018 0
metal gear cogwheels for machinery and equipment

We are all different

The times in my life when I have been most effective is when I have been myself. When I have tried to be someone else I have been unreal, frustrated, half-hearted and not very successful. There are many reasons why we are not always true to who we are. In our religious groupings there tends…
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August 16, 2018 0
Mousetrap

Temptation

We all have to fight it, Jesus beat it one hundred per cent. We can learn from how He dealt with it. Temptation comes to us from three different sources, from our own hearts (James 1:14), from the world (1 John 2:16), and Satan (Matthew 4:3). In the case of Jesus, the temptation was not…
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August 10, 2018 0
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