The Path of Life (Psalm 16 & Acts 2)

It’s hard to be happy. It’s hard when your world is turned upside-down. It’s hard to be happy when we’re busy. It’s hard when we feel in danger. Being happy is hard. But we still want to be happy! So, when do we expect happiness? You might think that the time to be happy isContinue reading “The Path of Life (Psalm 16 & Acts 2)”

Two Ways, Two Destinies (Psalm 1)

A day out with the family is always a treat. I remember as a kid, we’d bundle into the car and head off somewhere. Sometimes we knew where, but other times we’d have to ask. Mum would say, ‘It’s a mystery tour.’ And sometimes it seemed to be as much a mystery to them asContinue reading “Two Ways, Two Destinies (Psalm 1)”

Freed from the Fear of Death (Hebrews 2:14-18)

Sunday 18/07/2021 Hebrews 2:14-18 (NIV 2011) 14 Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death – that is, the devil – 15 and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear ofContinue reading “Freed from the Fear of Death (Hebrews 2:14-18)”

The Desolating Decree – Part 2 (Daniel 9:20-27)

There’s plenty of bad news around. But what good news are you hoping for? We don’t expect to wake up one morning to find that this world has been transformed into some kind of paradise because of the actions of mankind. But we still have hopes for our broken world this side of the newContinue reading “The Desolating Decree – Part 2 (Daniel 9:20-27)”

The Desolating Decree – Part 1 (Daniel 9:1-19)

Let me start with a question for you: What is real Christianity all about, in one word or phrase? It’s about salvation and forgiveness. Christianity is about being rescued by Jesus. But lots of people think Christianity is about trying to do good so that we will be accepted by God. Is that what youContinue reading “The Desolating Decree – Part 1 (Daniel 9:1-19)”