Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: Our destination

I Peter 1:3-5 Unbelievers have only the things of this world to hope in (such as money and fame) – things that will one day come to an end (Job 27:8). But Christians have the hope of eternal life, because … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? A God to wrestle with

When Moses went to Pharaoh with God’s demand for the release of the Israelites, Pharaoh asked (not unreasonably), “Who is Yahweh?” And Moses might have said, “Well, it’s a long story…” Part 11 (Genesis 32) As he approaches Canaan again, Jacob … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook

I Peter 1:1,2 Peter’s first letter has been described as ‘a travellers guide for Christian pilgrims.’ It is addressed to those who have been chosen by God to be His people, and it is a handbook for Christian living in … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? The God who is everywhere

When Moses went to Pharaoh with God’s demand for the release of the Israelites, Pharaoh asked (not unreasonably), “Who is Yahweh?” And Moses might have said, “Well, it’s a long story…” Part 10 (Genesis 28-31) Isaac and Rebekah have two sons, … Continue reading

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God grief

Why do we wear clothes? There are some obvious practical reasons: for warmth, and for protection. But clothing also has other, social functions. Uniforms identify our profession, our employer, or maybe our religion. In many subtle and not-so-subtle ways, what … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? Our guide

When Moses went to Pharaoh with God’s demand for the release of the Israelites, Pharaoh asked (not unreasonably), “Who is Yahweh?” And Moses might have said, “Well, it’s a long story…” Part 9 (Genesis 24) Time marches on, and Isaac grows … Continue reading

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Daring to be different

Romans 12:2 The nation of Israel was chosen to represent God amongst all the other nations of the world – and one reason for keeping the Law was to make them ‘stand out’ as being different in the way they … Continue reading

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