Category Archives: Musings

Union with Christ

I completed an essay on the theological idea of Union with Christ as part of an intensive course at SMBC in July. I handed in the essay late (first time I have ever done so!) but still managed to gain … Continue reading

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Two sermons on Luke

Two sermons I preached on Luke over the last year. July 14th, 2013: Build your life on Jesus: http://www.stjohns.org.au//wp-content/uploads/sermons/2013-07-14-6pm.mp3 * Luke 6:39-49, Psalm 118:1-29 December 30th, 2012: Recognising the Saviour: http://www.stjohns.org.au//wp-content/uploads/sermons/2012-12-30-6pm.mp3 * Isaiah 41:1-42:9, Luke 2:21-52

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The Presentation of Jesus to the Temple

On the 30th of December, I was given the opportunity to preach again at St John’s. I was grateful for this, and hope what I produced was used by the Holy Spirit to those attending. The passage was Luke 2: … Continue reading

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Clothes maketh the man

Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money.  ~ Anonymous You are what you wear. You are what you drive. You are who you date. You are what you buy. … Continue reading

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… and still astounds.

Risking truth, seeking light Enduring life, approaching night Hope for water to satisfy thirst Taking hits during the fight.   Mysterious ways, earthly phase Under heaven, human maze Frustrating flesh creates pain Sending the mind into a daze.   Heart … Continue reading

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Exploring Ecclesiastes

The below is an essay on Ecclesiastes I did. The question was ‘The ‘enjoy life’ passages within Ecclesiastes sit as an apparent contradiction to the ‘Hebel’ of life; despite his incongruity, these passages provide enormous insight into both the ‘wisdom’ … Continue reading

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The temptation of chocolate

Mankind cannot help but follow two actions when presented with temptation. On the first action; consider a man who is addicted to chocolate. Imagine this addiction is life threatening and yet he continues to eat chocolate even though he knows … Continue reading

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