Three Not Easy Steps to Forgiving

Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. “And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses Mark 11:24-25 Have you noticed that most of the teaching on believing in…

Is it Time to Pray?

The Bible study I am doing now is about the prayers of Jesus. I knew that Jesus prayed but didn’t realize that in nearly every scene we read about He is praying. He prayed at His baptism and He prayed to multiply bread. He prayed a blessing on children and He prayed for Jerusalem. He…

Which Ananias are You?

And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth Acts 23:2 This story is about 3 men named Ananias. While that seems a curious name and no one I ever knew has had it; in New Testament times it appears to have been quite common. These three…

Marriage, Covenant & Virginity

Originally posted on Grace and Truth:
My beautiful country, Australia, is currently holding a postal survey with the question: “‘Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry? Yes or No” The last votes are due in next week and we find out the result in about a month. Putting aside the emotional,…