Proverbs 15v3. God knows everything about everything & everybody all the time. He knows the future as much as the past & the present, and the possible events that never happened as well as the actual events that do. All God’s knowledge is immediate & direct. Wow! Rom. 11v33-36.
Gen. 6v5-7; Jonah 3v10. The changelessness of God doesn’t mean He is unresponsive & indifferent to what goes on in His world. Actually, the opposite is the truth. God’s immutability explains why, when people change their attitude to Him, He changes His attitude to them.
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.
Tuesday 31st October 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of what many consider to be the start of the Reformation. Martin Luther nailed his 95 Thesis onto the church door in Wittenberg, going public with his call for reformation in the Church. This [...]
Our God speaks! It’s as natural for him as it is for me. He made me, after all! There is no doubt that the one, true and living God is a God who speaks. The Bible often emphasises that the idols of [...]
I love reading the stories of the Reformation, the Puritans, the Great Awakenings, the Revivals. I also love learning about the lives of great figures in church history, missionaries, evangelists, pioneer Pentecostalists, the great preachers and the great social reformers. It is [...]
I love the story of Esther in the Old Testament. This beautiful, godly young woman was a Jewish orphan. She, along with most of her nation, had been taken into exile when the vast, pagan Empire of the Medes & Persians overran [...]
It was a break between sessions at a conference for church leaders. As I stood in line for a drink I engaged in conversation with a young church leader. It soon became clear he was tussling with an element of confusion. My [...]