We value the extraordinary over the ordinary (by Tim Chester)

Let this quote, by Tim Chester, get under your skin and challenge you… “We value the extraordinary over the ordinary. Whether it’s conferences, spiritual experiences, revivals – we are looking for the extraordinary. But Jesus conducted his ministry in the context of meals, journeys and homes… Many think the goal of spirituality is serenity and stillness. But the goal of biblical spirituality is conformity to … Continue reading We value the extraordinary over the ordinary (by Tim Chester)

“Grand Glorying” – the cross shaped life

Charles Spurgeon, in his own unique way, shows what it means to live a cross shaped life in a sermon preached called “Grand Glorying”. He is a short extract:   “”He means that ever since he fell in love with Jesus Christ, he lost all love for the world! It seemed to him to be a poor crucified, dying thing, and he turned away from … Continue reading “Grand Glorying” – the cross shaped life

The Mirror & the Cross (Psalm 26)

“Vindicate me, Lord, for I have led a blameless life; I have trusted in the Lord and have not faltered. Test me, Lord, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; for I have always been mindful of your unfailing love and have lived in reliance on your faithfulness.” verses 1-2 The Psalms have an amazing ability to strip away any form of pretence … Continue reading The Mirror & the Cross (Psalm 26)