Category Archives: Martyr

Po’ Lazarus

With God, a waiting season is never a wasted season. If God always met your expectations, He’d never have the opportunity to exceed them. God’s delays are not necessarily God’s denials. Those three great, tweetable quotes came from a sermon … Continue reading

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Easter Ain’t Over

It’s easy to get a little frustrated by Easter, isn’t it? Now I don’t mean Easter Sunday itself. The bright colours, the unbridled enthusiasm about Christ’s once-and-for-all (all time, and all people) victory over sin and death, the feasting, the … Continue reading

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Blood, Sweat & Tears

A couple of years ago, I wrote back-to-back posts titled Earth, Wind and Fire and Creedence Clearwater Revival. I was keen to continue on this ’60s band name train, but ran out of track. Until today. I hope you’ll forgive me … Continue reading

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From Gotta to Getta

I need to confess that I tend to feel pretty hard done by, sometimes. My life is busy with work and ministry and family (all too often in that order, unfortunately), and I don’t have much time for me. The … Continue reading

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God Rose

Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed. Alleluia! The tomb is empty, the battle is won and the victory is His – and ours! As much as I love declaring those words on Easter Sunday, I’ve sometimes quietly wondered what … Continue reading

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God Died

God died. How is that even possible? How could the all-powerful Creator of the Universe, the very master of all things, who created the concepts of life and death, die? It’s impossible, isn’t it? Apparently not. He died on the … Continue reading

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Grave Answers

A few days ago in Grave Questions, I asked the question, ‘If Jesus spent time in Hell, but Hell exists outside time, does that mean part of Him is still there?’ This just in: No frickin’ way. I have my … Continue reading

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