Month: September 2018

  • Taking Offence

    Taking Offence

    It is very easy to find fault with people and organisations. Last night at Open Arms “Heart & Soul” meeting, Sean Booth spoke the word of the Lord to us.  I took the following notes in mind-map format. The word that struck me most was “Be Honouring”.  I noted that that includes honouring those who […]

  • Bound

    The story below is about a hypothetical old testament character bringing a bullock to the temple to be sacrificed as a whole burnt offering. I go on to draw the conclusion that our flesh is just like that bullock, substantial, costly and unwilling to go to the slaughter. Bucking and pulling, the bullock refused to […]

  • Faith and Heart Attitude

    Faith and Heart Attitude

    How do you get into heaven? Jesus says you have to be a certain way.  He sums up this way in the beatitudes: “Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of the heavens.” (Matt. 5:3) Alternatively, you can suffer and qualify that way: “Blessed are those who are persecuted for the […]

  • Coherence

    Coherence

    “What is the difference between a bird and a car?” I heard the Holy Spirit saying to me in my thoughts this morning. Don’t mock, God is quite capable of speaking to you too in plain English. A wagtail had just mounted my car outside and flitted about in its inherent freedom. A bird is […]