Archive for September, 2009

NLT's Mosaic releases today! —

NLT’s Mosaic releases today! NLT’s Holy Bible: Mosaic launches today and ‘is about helping you encounter Christ in a deep and authentic way, through insight from every continent and century of the Christian Church. Historical and contemporary art and writings from across the globe offer a depth of Scriptural wisdom and understanding as you read […]

Prayer rubs us against God —

Prayer rubs us against God. Our internal alignment changes. The magnetic attraction of Christ draws us to some things and pushes us away from others. We retain our individuality; we are still totally ourselves … but with a new polarity. Contact with God makes you – yes, you – godly. His will and your will […]

Leave your native country —

In amongst family, friends and church, I am trying to make sure that I do a little personal bible study each weekend.  At the moment, I’m working my way through the LifeGuide Bible Study entitled Faith: Depending On God.  This weekend’s study was ‘Abraham: Faith Under Construction’ and focuses on Genesis 12:1-9. The Lord had […]

Mosaic —

Although I’ve just grabbed a new NLT Study Bible to add to my collection, I like the premise of the Holy Bible: Mosaic from Tyndale House Publishers. I have swapped a few tweets with Mosaic’s general editor Keith Williams in recent weeks and notice that he’s just popped out a video overview of Mosaic and […]

On Forgiveness —

When it comes to a question of our forgiving other people, it is partly the same and partly different. It is the same because, here also forgiving does not mean excusing. Many people seem to think it does. They think that if you ask them to forgive someone who has cheated or bullied them you […]

IronFish & Manna —

On my last birthday, my wife gave me a beautiful IronFish Cross Pendant.  A month or so back, after a summer and autumn of harsh New Zealand sun, sea and showers, the leather thong snapped. While I was in the Henderson Manna Store the other day (buying a reciprocal birthday present for my wife!), I […]