Jeremiah 1:10

See today, I appoint you over nations and over kingdoms, to pluck up and to pull down, to destroy and to overthrow, to build and to plant. This is one of the key verses in Jeremiah together with 31:3. Use a simple phrase PAP DO BAP See today I appoint you over nations and kingdoms […]

Titus 3:11-14

This passage possibly contains the key verses in this letter, emphasising how Jesus – ‘the grace of God has appeared’ and trains us how to both, keep clear of overwhelming desires that can become addictions and to live upright, self controlled godly lives. Perhaps learn it in two stages up to the word ‘waiting’ first. […]

List of parables

Here is a list of 26 parables. There are other passages that could be described as parables in the gospels but this list are the essential 26. Note some parables recur in different gospels, e.g. the parable of the lost sheep is found in both Matthew and Luke and sometimes the emphasis is different. Here […]

1 Corinthians 13

If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 And if I give all my possessions to […]

Psalm 7

O Lord my God, in you do I take refuge;    save me from all my pursuers and deliver me,2 lest like a lion they tear my soul apart,    rending it in pieces, with none to deliver. 3 O Lord my God, if I have done this,    if there is wrong in my hands,4 if I have repaid my friend with evil    or plundered my enemy without cause,5 let the enemy pursue my soul and […]

Psalm 45

My heart overflows with a pleasing theme;    I address my verses to the king;    my tongue is like the pen of a ready scribe. 2 You are the most handsome of the sons of men;    grace is poured upon your lips;    therefore God has blessed you forever.3 Gird your sword on your thigh, O mighty one,    in your splendor and majesty! 4 In your majesty ride out victoriously    for the […]

Push against digital dependancy

It is said that every invention or innovation is an amputation. We gain something only at the loss of something else. We see this throughout history no more so than with the industrial revolution. The invention of the internal combustion engine brought many benefits but also many losses – a relationship with your horse for […]