Christian Living 

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 right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2 Once I’ve got the children in bed, I don’t like to stop and sit down until I know I’ve got all the jobs done and am ready for the next day. If I stop and sit…

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Who can stand?

Recently Psalm 130 was read out at one of our Wednesday evening gatherings, with the emphasis on verses 3 & 4. “If you, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared.” (Psa 130:3-4) It contrasts our sinfulness, God’s holiness and compassion and our response in just 23 words. Theology in poetry or song is a beautiful thing. But it’s easy to mis-read it. The initial question is framed in such a way that the answer seems obvious.…

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