Posts from June 2018

Posts from June 2018

Lord of the storm

“And they were filled with great awe and said to one another, “Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?” Mark 4: 41 They say that two things are certain in life – death and taxes. I believe a third can be confidently added to the list – storms! Now, I’m not meaning those violent thunderous weather events, although they are a certainty too. No, I’m referring to the stormy events of life that batter…

Treasure in jars of clay

The Apostle Paul reminds us in 2 Corinthians 4 that we are jars of clay who hold a valuable treasure….the Gospel message. In Paul’s day, clay pots were for the ordinary people, of not much value and quite fragile. To consider ourselves in this way is the antithesis of contemporary humanity where we are encouraged to be someone and to make our claim for independence and self-worth.  But when we are talking about our witness as believers, Paul reminds us…