Renewing our minds

Yesterday’s YouVersion verse of the day was Romans 12:2. The associated devotional referenced 2 Corinthians 10:4–5. It struck me deeply that these texts complement one another. We must renew our minds constantly to be transformed from a focus on the flesh to a lived experience of a Spirit-led life. This is possible in knowing that the battle in…… Continue reading Renewing our minds

The love of Jesus

The last few days, I’ve listened over again to a sermon from Tim Keller titled “The love of Jesus”. The text used is John 13:1–21. The highlights for me include Tim’s points that: Love is washing. Love is an action. It’s doing and not passive.The fruit of the spirit is described in the singular because…… Continue reading The love of Jesus


Today, on my morning walk, I listened to Alistair Begg preach from the text Psalm 32:1–2. “Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Blessed is the man against whom the Lord counts no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.”Psalm 32:1–2 He spoke of happiness and true happiness! What a…… Continue reading Happiness

How to hate your parents

This morning, on my walk, I listened to a Timothy Keller sermon from the Gospel in Life Podcast. It was titled, “How to hate your parents”. A bit of a challenging title, right? This is part of a series on the hard sayings of Jesus. I’d often wondered about this notion of hating my mother…… Continue reading How to hate your parents

George Herbert’s “Prayer (I)”

I’m currently in my second reading of Timothy Keller’s book, “Prayer: Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God”. This is a fabulous book on prayer. Dr Keller spends time going through George Herbert’s poem, viz., “Prayer (I)”. What a wonderful set of words which richly describes the highs and lows of prayer. If you want a…… Continue reading George Herbert’s “Prayer (I)”

Alistair Begg: No place for truth

William Booth. "I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, and heaven without hell.

I’ve been alive for more than 50 years, and in all that time, It’s only been in the last few months that I’ve heard about the postmodern age. Apparently the postmodern age is the age in which we live in 2021. The post-modern post-Christian world In the last few months—due to a growing hunger…… Continue reading Alistair Begg: No place for truth