Tag Archive | pleasing God

Thoughts on worship in church – part 1

Thoughts on worship in church – part 1

Here we look at the use of songs in churches, bringing in the Presence of God, anointed songs and worship that is real. Bringing in God’s Presence: How do we bring in God’s Presence? Well some may say that He is everywhere so how can we do such a thing? But in the Bible there are examples […]

Trampled on by a Christian’s selfish ambitions

Trampled on by a Christian’s selfish ambitions

Christian mud slinging: My blog has been very quiet lately – why? The reason is that I have felt very battered and that God’s work in which we were involved in has been snuffed out. The thing that made it really hard to stomach was that it came from a local church leader who wanted […]

[10] Ready to meet God?

[10] Ready to meet God?

50% of the church is NOT ready to meet God according to Jesus’ parable of the ten virgins!   (This article based on Matthew 25:1-13 which is included at the foot of the page) “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet […]

A warning from God

A warning from God

In God’s eyes Nineveh, the Assyrian city, was a bad city and yet He reached out to them in mercy. They certainly didn’t deserve His mercy and they lived 300 miles away from Israel. But God sent the prophet Jonah to Nineveh to preach to them. The only thing we are told about this message, […]

God’s purposes move in mysterious ways

God’s purposes move in mysterious ways

Throughout history the Lord has always desired to have someone, or a group of people, or a nation, to be His people or spokesperson. So very early on, He chose individuals, like Noah and Abraham, etc. Then later He gave His Laws to Israel and He sent them prophets. But what about the rest of […]

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Every congregation will have it’s own view on what sins are terrible and what isn’t so bad. Here’s an example: One day Paul and Gill (names changed) started to attend the church, and everyone was pleased to see two new faces in the congregation. Everything was going well, but then they said that they were […]

Jesus the Speaking Prophet Part 4

Jesus the Speaking Prophet Part 4

What are the things that Jesus – the speaking prophet – teaches us? Let’s break it down into 3 subjects: [a] Firstly, He teaches us to see into our own hearts The further we are away from God, the less we know of what bad things there are in our hearts. The religious people in […]