Salvation is not the addition of a programme to our already full hard-drives, or a reboot, but the offer of abundant life
Don’t accept anything you find written here without first verifying it in your own experience.
The central question is not about who is in, who is out, who is right or who is wrong, but Is there love?
I usually spend a day with the following day’s scripture so that in the evening I have something to share in these FFF posts.
We know, in solidarity with our Muslim sisters and brothers, that our only hope is in God. Our only hope is in God.
I’ve been a part of a few great end-of-year gatherings in recent weeks and there’s always some great conversations
And this is a problem we share. We are all runners – running from God’s love, escaping the relationship in which we are most loved
Then, before sundown that evening, something remarkable happened. We heard the Muslim family of faith in our city, wives and husbands, parents and children of those who had died, speaking of love
Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction.
The problem of this ‘feeling’ of love, is that if I had to wait for the feeling before I loved, I wouldn’t get around to actually loving very often.
“In the present order of things, Divine Providence is leading us to a new order of human relations…”
The new wisdom of the Magi was that they now knew how to listen for and recognise the voice of Christ
This encounter which begins a life of intimacy with God, is the most fundamental need of every person.
This eve of a new year heralds a new dawn. Let us look expectantly to a new year, new joys, new possibilities
God never lets anything happen unless it serves for the growth and maturation of those He has called.