James 1v17. God is immutable. He is totally consistent. He cannot change for the better or for the worse. He is always active in the world & constantly makes new things spring forth but His immutability guarantees His adherence to the words He has spoken & the plans He has made.
Isa. 66v1. God is not limited by space (He is everywhere in His fullness continually) nor by time (there is no ‘present moment’ into which He is locked as we are). He is transcendent. What an awesome God! #worship
Psa. 90v2. God exists in a very different way from us. He exists in an eternal, self-sustaining, unchanging way. We exist in a dependent, derived, finite, fragile way. Many mistakes result from supposing the conditions, bounds and limits of our finite existence apply to God.
I spent a lot of time over this last summer preparing my new version of ‘Foundations’ for the printers. This made me reflect on the origins of the material in this book, and some of the experiences that forged it into the [...]
I am delighted to announce that after many month’s work, and much help from numerous people, the new edition of Foundations is now available for purchase from my website at www.johngroves.org.uk/foundations.Foundations was originally developed within the context of my local church. However, [...]
During the last few days I have been thinking about prayer. For me personally there have been some things happening recently that have made me feel, at different times, stupid, troubled, annoyed, worried and sad. I have found myself going back, again [...]
I love spending time with my grandchildren and it’s something I look forward to doing more and more as I get older. Our grandchildren are getting older as well, of course, so this means they can join us on longer walks without [...]
The last 120 years have been years of massive change both for the world and for the Church. I believe that the majority of the changes in the Church have been good ones, particularly the growth in the numbers of Bible-believing Christians. [...]
In recent weeks I’ve found God stirring me about revival. It’s a burden I’ve lived with throughout my adult life. However, my passion for revival is like a garden bonfire, sometimes it just smoulders and sometimes it flares up. God seems to [...]