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Friday’s Reflection

Emmanuel City Centre Key verse(s) to learn: “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” (Luke 18:14, NIV 2011) Key question to ask: What difference does being a recipient of God’s mercy…

Self-deception

‘Self-deception is not the worst thing you can do, but its the means by which we do the worst things. The sin that is most distorting your life right now is the one you can’t see.’ Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller, The Way of Wisdom, p.84.

Introducing A Passion for Life

Do you ever sense a disconnect between the way you sing out on a Sunday, and the struggle you feel to share your faith in Jesus during the rest of the week?  I know I do.  In fact, I often feel completely defeated when it comes to speaking about Jesus.  I think I’m not alone…

Divine Revelation Through Creation

‘The God of the Sahara must be vast, boundless, and expansive. The God of quarks must have an unimaginable eye for detail. The God of wombats must have a sense of humour. Everything in creation has theological implications, and one of the joys of being human is figuring out what they are.’ Andrew Wilson, God of…

The Ocean of Delight

“Christ [is] the very essence of all delights and pleasures, the very soul and substance of them. As all the rivers are gathered into the ocean, which is congregation or meeting-place of all waters in the world: so Christ is that ocean in which all true delights and pleasures meet…His excellencies are pure and unmixed;…

Link of the Week: The Origins of the Universe podcast

Celebrated mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose talks to renowned Christian philosopher William Lane Craig about God and the Universe. They discuss Penrose’s ‘3 realms’ view of reality and his Conformal Cyclical Cosmology. Could the fundamental nature of reality, the Big Bang and the fine tuning of the Universe point towards a creator God? The Universe:…