I was talking to someone about prayer, about a prayerful life. They said, quite rightly, that they want it to be something natural, that flows from them not worked for. I agree. I was discussing the phrase in Philippians where Paul encourages us to work out our salvation with fear and trembling. Confusing because salvation … Continue reading When is Work not Work?
People say the Bible is confusing, that God changes from 'Old Testament wrath' to 'New Testament love', that the rules and regulations are contradictory. We need to read the Bible with the help of the Holy Spirit because then things become easier to understand. It's very clear in the readings today that there's a choice for … Continue reading Not Confusing At All
It's been an odd few weeks, I've sat down daily to write my blog and several times walked away with nothing written not because God and I hadn't talked but because there was nothing for me to share. I have moved past the guilt phase, the 'oh but you promised' phase into a phase where … Continue reading From Chaos to Clarity