Tag Archives: Jesus

Devotional: It is finished

When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the majesty on high… Hebrews 1:3 …fixing our eyes on Jesus… who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the

Jesus the exorcist

Not far from my house is a field. One early summer as I was riding past it on a Sunday morning I noticed that the field had marquees up and thousands of Ethiopians had descended on the field. Curiosity got the better of me and I

The Son of Man came…

Reading the introduction to Tim Chester’s excellent book A meal with Jesus was one of those moments where a little insight struck me with great force. It’s a lesson I’ve used many times since as I’ve sought to explain why food is so important in the life

Come follow me

Discipleship is at the heart of the Christian endeavour. We are not simply believers in a faith tradition but followers of a person. In Mark 1:17 as Jesus begins his ministry he finds Andrew & Peter fishing by Lake Galilee and James & John mending

3 ways to know what God is like

This is a question that crops up every now and then. How is God knowable and how do we know that God is like this and not like that. Historically the Christian faith has given three main ways of answering that question. Through what has

Book Review: More than a Carpenter

Josh McDowell’s More than a Carpenter has been a staple of Christian apologetics since its first release in 1977 and had according to my 2001 copy sold well in excess of 10 million copies worldwide. Covering issues such as the textual evidence for the New

The Curiosity Index (25.06.2015)

Would you ever pay a bribe? The answer, if you live in the developing world, may not be as easy as you think. Was Jesus fatherless? “The Gospel of Mark represents the earliest surviving biography – if that what we should call it – of Jesus’ life.

What happened to Judas?

It’s one of those questions that crops up on a fairly regular basis, what happens to a man who betrays the Son of God? Let’s investigate. SO who was Judas? Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve apostles (Mt 10:2-4). Iscariot literally means ‘man of