For Kids

Watch the latest episode of Forward in Hope for Kids Season 2 – Episode 5 We continue our journey through the Old Testament, looking at the promises of the Messiah.  In this episode we conclude the story of David, through days of rejection until he becomes king.  Listen for the next promise that comes at…

Give a Little Love

Whatever you might think about Christmas adverts, and this year as usual they’ve caused quite a stir on social media, the message – in this case #GiveALittleLove (John Lewis/Waitrose) – has been chosen because it will resonate widely with the human soul. Why is this? If we are just physical beings, here by random chance as…

Misinterpreted #6 – Love of Money

By George Rassovsky INTROContext is extremely important for any literary work. However, when it comes to the Word of God, it is vital! A verse, or a part of one, taken out of context, can have enormous and eternal consequences. Despite this being the case, the fact is that the Bible is perhaps the most…

Misinterpreted #5 – Thoughts of Peace

By George Rassovsky INTROContext is extremely important for any literary work. However, when it comes to the Word of God, it is vital! A verse, or a part of one, taken out of context, can have enormous and eternal consequences. Despite this being the case, the fact is that the Bible is perhaps the most…

Misinterpreted #4 – Two or Three

By George Rassovsky INTROContext is extremely important for any literary work. However, when it comes to the Word of God, it is vital! A verse, or a part of one, taken out of context, can have enormous and eternal consequences. Despite this being the case, the fact is that the Bible is perhaps the most…

Misinterpreted #3 – Jesus at the Door?

By George Rassovsky INTROContext is extremely important for any literary work. However, when it comes to the Word of God, it is vital! A verse, or a part of one, taken out of context, can have enormous and eternal consequences. Despite this being the case, the fact is that the Bible is perhaps the most…

Misinterpreted #2 – I can do all things

By George Rassovsky INTROContext is extremely important for any literary work. However, when it comes to the Word of God, it is vital! A verse, or a part of one, taken out of context, can have enormous and eternal consequences. Despite this being the case, the fact is that the Bible is perhaps the most…

A Question Muslims Should Not Raise

[An article sent in by a Christian brother known as ‘King’s Servant’] Very often when having conversations with Muslims, I find that they strongly object to the idea of Jesus Christ bearing the guilt of sinners, and being punished in their place. Here is a example of one objection: “You believe your God is [a]…

The God of Grace – Num 11

There is a burden you carry, a responsibility you bear … It is at this point that God says: “I will come down”

Most Misinterpreted Bible Verses #1

By George Rassovsky Context is extremely important for any literary work. However, when it comes to the Word of God, it is vital! A verse, or a part of one, taken out of context, can have enormous and eternal consequences. Despite this being the case, the fact is that the Bible is perhaps the most…

Pigheaded Pride – a terminal condition

‘He who, being often reproved, hardens his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy’ Proverbs 29:1 It’s one thing to be a simpleton or a fool. It’s quite another to be pigheaded and proud of it. The Bible constantly characterises the fool as one who has not prepared for the future (Matt 7:26,…

The prudent hide from danger

a 2 minute read ‘A prudent man foresees evil, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.’ Proverbs 27:12 Some weeks after the birth of our youngest child, we went out for a walk in the Malvern Hills. The forecast was for changeable weather, and not wanting to be caught in a…

Songs of Degrees – Psalm 122

Unity & Prosperity in God’s Presence ‘I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD.’ (v1) Ascending to the third step we find the psalmist looking forward with hope (this will generally be characteristic of every third step through these Songs of Degrees). His hope is that…