Category Archives: Faithfulness

218. A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO REALLY FORGIVING ANOTHER PERSON. (10th in series of 10.)

There may come a time in many people’s lives where they come to this stage. “I know I should forgive! I now really want to forgive! But just how do I go about doing it?” In the article which follows … Continue reading

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216. “HOW TO REALLY FORGIVE ANOTHER PERSON.” (8th in series of 10.) Some Suggested Steps For Doing So

In the previous articles  we have looked at what the Bible has to say about forgiveness. We have seen in Jesus’ teaching on the subject in Matthew 18 that there are three main elements to forgiveness. i) A decision to … Continue reading

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213. PRACTICAL FORGIVENESS. Alternatives To Giving Unhelpful Advice such as Saying No.1 “You must forgive God!” (5th in series of 10.)

‘”You must forgive God!” Good advice or bad advice? It is not always easy to work out what is helpful and what is not helpful regarding the advice people give to one another. One lesson I learnt when conducting many … Continue reading

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212. Examples Of Forgiveness In Action In The New Testament. Jesus. Stephen. Paul. (4th in a series of 10)

During a period of heavy rainfall in Sydney I asked a friend, “Are you enjoying the rain?” I was somewhat taken aback by her reply but eventually saw how she had made a very interesting answer to my simple question. … Continue reading

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211. “Forgiveness in the Teaching Of Jesus.” (The Parable Of The Unmerciful Servant. Matthew 18:21-35.) (3rd in series of 10).

  A True Story. (Names have been changed to ensure confidentiality and privacy) Janice had a problem. In fact she had two problems. The first was a physical problem that meant she could not control her hands that were continuously … Continue reading

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207. A Sermon Outline For Easter. Luke 24:13-35. “THE JESUS WHO BRINGS HOPE.” What Easter means.

As Easter approaches I am reminded of my experience of almost 50 years of preparing sermons for Easter. So I have posted this sermon to help those who may be pushed for time to prepare a sermon. The outline or … Continue reading

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206. “Transfiguration” today. Who? Me? The challenging, comforting truths of 2 Corinthians 3:17-18

After hearing a wonderful sermon by Stuart our new Rector on “Transfiguration” I was prompted to have a look back to an article I wrote some years ago on the same subject but from a different passage of scripture.  It … Continue reading

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