More Devotions about Jesus’ Identification

More Devotions about Jesus’ Identification

Many doubt that Jesus was both fully God and fully human. Yet if we’re honest we realise that Jesus was more than a good teacher. The practical implications of Jesus becoming human means we’re included in God’s family and become Jesus’ brothers and sisters by faith....
Devotions about Jesus’ identification

Devotions about Jesus’ identification

He became one of us, fully human, ordinary, common, an everyday human being. Jesus brings us face to face with God who demonstrates his intimate involvement with us and his intense desire to be in relationship with us. God answers Isaiah’s cry to tear heaven apart and...
Devotions about Jesus’ identification

More devotions about being surprised by God

There are many surprises in the Bible. Many are surprised that God isn’t the killjoy they thought he was and that faith is the thing that impresses God the most. We can be surprised by the unpredictableness of Jesus, his family thinking him mad, or that he owned his...
Devotions about Jesus’ identification

Devotions about being surprised by God

God surprises us with his excessive, extravagant, extraordinary compassion, his attention to detail and his intimate involvement in our lives. He has many surprises in store for us, but I’m continually surprised by his abundant grace and kindness, even in the Old...
FOMO : The fear of missing out – Eve

FOMO : The fear of missing out – Eve

Last year on a beautiful autumn afternoon I was driving to my home near the Snowy Mountains in Australia, and I saw the season’s first snow on the mountain peaks. It looked like white gelato. I live the perfect distance from the mountains. Far enough away to avoid...
Communion : Pleasing a God of grace 

Communion : Pleasing a God of grace 

David describes God like this: “But you, O Lord, are a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness” (Psalm 86:15). Likewise, Jonah similarly describes God. “You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to get...