Category Archives: Salvation

The Reality of ‘Now’

‘“In an acceptable time I have heard you, and in the day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the accepted time; behold now is the day of salvation (2 Corinthians 6:2).’ How do we understand ‘now’? Most … Continue reading

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A Christian’s Great Adventure

For much of my life I’ve been fascinated with sailboat adventurers – more specifically people who sail small boats across oceans. I suppose my interest in them can be traced back to my history teacher who made the voyages of … Continue reading

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The Apostles’ Creed

When I was sixteen I was confirmed in the Church of England. Preparation for the event included learning and reciting ‘The Apostles’ Creed, which goes as follows: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth: And … Continue reading

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“Come Unto Me.” – The Words of Jesus

I was searching through folders and files I keep on my computer, and I came across some old notes entitled ‘Life Words’. They were all about the invitation Jesus gives to everyone to COME to Him. This is a universal … Continue reading

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The Name of Jesus

What’s in a name? There can be an awful lot of significance in a name, and none more than the name of Jesus, to whom the writers of the New Testament ascribed more names*. Mary the mother of Jesus was … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Righteousness

A Paradox My online dictionary defines ‘paradox’ as: a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd, but in reality expresses a possible truth. In the previous post ‘Raised with Christ’*, I drew attention to the ‘paradox’ of Christians being … Continue reading

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Raised with Christ

For the past three Sunday mornings I’ve heard sermons on the subject of ‘Life After Death’. Surprisingly the Bible is pretty sparse on revealing what sort of life the raised people of God will have in the new earth (Revelation … Continue reading

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