Pray for what you’ve been promised

I am in the throes of planning and preparing our next church series in Acts. It looks like we’ll be starting sometime in May so,

Can we pray the imprecatory psalms?

Not that I think sweeping statements are usually helpful, I do think Evangelical approaches to the Old Testament are often quite poor. I don’t mean

God has many people in this place

I was reading Memoirs of an ordinary pastor over Christmas. You can read my brief review here. I was particularly touched – and empathise –

Seeking God’s power for our good resolutions leads to our glory

Last New Year I was asked to preach at Hanney Chapel. Here is an adapted version of one of the points from that sermon: Seeking

Pope Francis’ call for a new translation of the Lord’s Prayer has wide theological problems

It has been reported that Pope Francis wants to change the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Specifically, he is unhappy about the line, ‘lead us

Why bother praying if God knows everything?

If we believe in the sovereignty of God, and we believe in the omniscience of God, it seems a fair question to ask: why bother

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