Looking at the final chapter of Habakkuk, we find a very different man from the one we met at the beginning. A man complaining to God, wondering why God wouldn’t answer his prayers for the things he wanted God to do; a man who then wonders whether God really cares about his people and who […]
We celebrate today the good news that Jesus has risen from the dead! But why is it good news? What are the implications of the resurrection? What difference does it and should it make in the lives of Christians today? We look at the disciples who knew Jesus was dead but then heard he was […]
Looking around him, Habakkuk is led to cry out to God asking, “What is going on?” He sees the lives of the people of God walking in idolatry and far from him. Then when God says what he is going to do about it, Habakkuk has occasion to ask again, “What is going on?” The […]
Are you a true Jew? Do you want to be? Should you be? The first Jews were given every privilege and opportunity by God and yet it seemed to make no difference to them. Paul writes to tell them that they too are sinners who need a saviour and that the gospel is for them […]
In this short passage, we find that Paul opposes Peter. Why does he do this? What would have been at stake if he had not? What was it that Peter was doing and why was he acting this way? We see that while believing one thing, he does another. We discover this was no mere […]
So often as Christians we determine direction from God or are informed about God from what is visible. This is what Gideon does as he puts out his fleece. Is this something that we as Christians should do today? Is it a legitimate way to seek Gods guidance?