So in John 6, Jesus’ disciples ask him, “What must we do to do the works God requires?”
And Jesus answers, “The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent“.
Nothing more than that. No parable, just simple and direct.
Everything else is secondary.
I’m interested in finding the cleanest, simplest way of developing universal apps – those that run seamlessly on all generations of the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
Much seems to have been written on this already. What I’m presenting here is what I found, after a few hours of googling and experimenting… that just works. I’m still interested in finding something more elegant. Let me know what you think.
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With mobile browsers exploding in popularity, it is now vital for almost any website to accommodate them. If your website isn’t as usable on an iPhone as it is on a desktop, then you may be turning away a large percentage of potential customers. Read more »
“Here is a trustworthy saying:”, says Timothy, “If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, he desires a noble task” (1 Timothy 3:1).
Wow, words of wisdom indeed! Doesn’t that just jump out at you when you read it? Read more »
Ever since Old Testament times, prophecy has been one of the most controversial and yet powerful and direct methods of God’s teaching. 1 Corinthians 14 tells us to prophesy so as to edify, or encourage, the Church. Who could ever say they did not want to hear something from God? Yet still, there seems to be very little prophecy taking place in the Christian Church today, with many having turned their backs on it completely. Why?
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Feeling a little run down? Jesus wants to recharge us with the Holy Spirit every day. Connect to the source of all enabling power regularly!
Post Magazine - Sunday Morning Post, 12 April 2009
Does bad news really make good news? How about THE good news? Read more »
I am always tempted to run away from difficulty. Suffering really isn’t for me — I even dread going to see the dentist. I know that this kind of attitude is not what makes a good character, but sometimes a possible escape can have the illusion of being the best way to go.
James 1:2-7 is a reassuring reminder of how we as Christians should regard the inevitable suffering that we all go through from time to time in this imperfect world: Read more »
Short answer: yes, we need to both baptise and be baptised. Jesus commanded it.
But what if we can’t, for some reason? What if we intend to, but die before we have the chance to go through with it? What about babies who die shortly after birth?
From Acts chapter 10, there seems to be more to it than we are often be led to believe.
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Has God given you a goal to achieve?
In Philippians 3 verses 10 & 11, Paul describes a goal set for all Christians to aim for:
I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead.
Hmm… to attain resurrection from the dead… that doesn’t sound easy, does it? Read more »