We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. Hebrews 6:19 (NIV) Optional How restrictive is an anchor? Not much. It’s an optional item of marine equipment, but not in the sense that it’s dispensable. It would be a foolhardy sailor who set out without one. But an anchor doesn’t get … Continue reading Shackle, Stake, or Anchor?
A brief aid to making a prayer list: "The answers to these questions Direct my supplications"
The year was 1967, the location was Westminster Central Hall in London, the 2500 strong audience were mostly teenagers, and the event was a Sound Vision concert, featuring the best-known Christian bands of the period. Five bands had already played, when the compere announced, “not only the best, but also the loudest Christian group – … Continue reading The volume of silence
People talk about ‘battling in prayer’ – but who are they fighting? – we’re definitely not fighting God! We’re fighting evil powers. That’s a daunting prospect. In fact, it’s an impossible challenge.
INTERCESSORS WANTED Hours of Work: Unlimited Remuneration and Benefits: None Age and Experience: No limits References: Not required Must care, must listen, must observe. Who’d be an intercessor? It’s not a role that brings recognition or reward. It doesn’t come with an official title or office. The work is carried out in private – in … Continue reading Intercessors wanted
“I really ought to give more time to prayer.” “I should be reading the Bible more.” When I hear people expressing these sentiments I often have mixed feelings about what they’re saying. I’m not suggesting that they have no need to pray, or read the Bible, or whatever exercise of faith they aspire to. But … Continue reading Happy Holy Habits