Category: Scripture

“The person who knows my commandments and keeps them, that’s who loves me. And the person who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and make myself plain to him.” John 14v21 I was struck last night by how much emphasis Jesus puts on doing what he says. John […]
Occasionally when I am reading through something it seems as if God shouts out loud at me and speaks a word that is so appropriate and so relevant that I am bowled over by it. Over the last few weeks of working up at the church I’ve been revisiting Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening book as […]
“Bear with me a little, and I will show you, for I have yet something to say on God’s behalf.” Job 36v2 When Elihu arrives on the scene at the end of Job it feels to me like such a mixed up thing. He says some things that are right and good and true and […]
“And they sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great” Job 2:13 I’m sure it’s been said before but it struck me how useful it is to actually say nothing sometimes. Job was in terrible […]


Job 2:10 … Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil? There is a paradox in this verse; we know that God is good and he loves to give good gifts to his children and yet we also know that because he is sovereign he is the one who controls all […]
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