‘Lead Us Not Into Temptation’?

‘Lead Us Not Into Temptation’?

We have been studying prayer as a church and the course we are doing together is based on what is commonly known as ‘The Lord’s Prayer’. Although this is the name we use for the prayer found in Matthew 6:9-13 and Luke 11:2-4, it is not a particularly...
Never Stop Praying

Never Stop Praying

For many years, my wife Judith and I have been in the habit of praying together every morning. We pray for each other, for our children, for others that we know and sometimes also for wider issues. We don’t spend long at it, maybe a few minutes or so but it is...
The Use and Abuse of Hyperbole

The Use and Abuse of Hyperbole

Hyperbole (the use of exaggeration to make a point) was often used to great effect by Jesus.We can smile at the imagery but also get the message when he told people to remove logs from their own eyes before trying to remove specks from each other’s (Matthew...
True Freedom

True Freedom

As this is my first Blog article for ‘Freedom’ Church, I wanted to look at what Biblical freedom really means.  A great scripture about Biblical freedom is the first verse of the chapter we have just been studying in the ‘Fruit of the Spirit’...