Tag Archives: Heaven

Everlasting Rest

“An inheritance which is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you.” I wonder how often you think about heaven, and about the glorious inheritance that is kept there for you, waiting for you to arrive and claim it. Over the last few months I’ve been slowly reading my way through a book called […]

Throne Room

This evening I would like to invite you to consider your place in the throne room of God. In today’s western democracy we don’t think much about thrones, or at least I don’t, but Hebrews was written in a world where throne rooms really were the seat of power. They were the places of council, […]

The Rubber Hits the Road

You know, sometimes Jesus says some uncomfortable things and this morning’s reading from Mark’s eyewitness account of Jesus’ life has to contain some of his most uncomfortable teaching. We are just about exactly half way through Mark’s book, and this is the turning point. Up to now we’ve seen Jesus teaching, healing, and performing miracles […]

Don’t Worry. Be Ready.

This afternoon we’re thinking about the different times of life we go through, and the different things that life can throw at us, and how we can be ready for those things. In the part of the Bible that Andrew just read for us, Paul was writing to his Christian friends in a place called […]

A Matter of Life and Death

It’s a matter of life and death. Whether or not a cancer is detected quickly enough. Whether or not an ambulance arrives quickly enough after a heart attack. Whether or not a family has a mosquito net and knows how to use it. Whether a child has had their Polio vaccine. Whether or not a […]