Finding Mercy (Luke 18:9-14)

Where does your confidence lie? In the government, family, friends or yourself? In this parable that Jesus tells, it is the one who puts their confidence in God rather than themselves who find true mercy! Where do we put our confidence? I wonder particularly in the past few weeks whether we have questioned where ourContinue reading “Finding Mercy (Luke 18:9-14)”

Eternal Perspective (Luke 16:19-31)

Sometimes when we see things from the perspective of the future, we can see warnings for how we live now. In this story that Jesus tells, he wants to warn us from the perspective of life beyond death. Kwasi Kwarteng This week we have seen one of the most dramatic falls in recent political history.Continue reading “Eternal Perspective (Luke 16:19-31)”

A Time of Grief (Lamentations 3:22-33)

With the death of Queen Elizabeth, feelings of great sadness and grief can emerge as well as a sense of uncertainty and concern as we enter into an unfamiliar new era. How can we respond? The book of Lamentations was written at a time of extreme grief and insecurity for God’s people. Yet, it’s central verses hold out a sense of hope in such circumstances.