It has been so long since I posted anything here that I thought the easiest way to get going again would be to do a general update on where I’m at currently. Reading I’ve been […]
How long does it take to read each book of the Bible? I found the graphic which prompted this post on the blog of Jeff Medders. There are also some fancier versions with the same […]
I always get a thrill of joy when I read John 1:9-13, particularly verses 12 & 13. The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, […]
After many cycles of spiritual growth and dryness in my own life, I have learned the value of ‘banking’ spiritual graces.
Last year my Bible reading went out the window. This was an effect of depression, not the cause, but it did not help. It took huge effort to read even a single chapter, an effort I often could not summon in the midst of depression.
It is reasonably well established that the spiritual growth of Christians is closely linked to how regularly we read the Bible, ponder it’s meaning for us and engage with God in prayer. Most of us […]
There was a time when I used to get up early each morning to spend time seeking God at the beginning of my day. That habit gradually faded as wife, children, work and the internet […]
My ‘project’ to live consistently according to my beliefs is a bit like someone setting out to make some healthy changes to their lifestyle (in fact it is a lot like that!). Most health programmes […]
Next time you are in the market for a new Bible consider getting a large print one (even if you don’t need glasses!). The larger print reduces the resistance to Bible reading when you’re tired […]