Archive for March, 2013

Palm Sunday

Posted: 25 March, 2013 in My stuff
Palm SundayRejoice heart and soul, daughter of Zion! Shout with gladness, daughter of Jerusalem! See now, your king comes to you; he is victorious, he is triumphant, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.   — Zechariah 9:9

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To be quite frank…

Posted: 22 March, 2013 in My stuff

 “The world will no longer believe teachers unless they are first of all witnesses.”

…to identify himself so clearly with a reformer of Christian lifestyle, instead of a doctrinal apologist, is extremely telling and very hopeful.

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…a grain of wheat…

Posted: 19 March, 2013 in My stuff
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wheat-225x150If we are followers of Jesus, if he is the teacher and we are the learners then we need to learn from his example. He chose to do the will of his heavenly father. He calls us to do the same.
As we grow to be more like Jesus we must come to the point in our journey where we too can say ‘Not my will but yours be done’. (more…)

Indulge yourself again“Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me”.

Deny yourself – The disciples had to learn, and we have to learn, that God is not here to fulfil our expectations. In fact, we are not here to fulfil our own expectations. We are here to follow Jesus and to live out the Kingdom of God in a rebellious world. (more…)