Treasuring love

In the words of Haddaway, “What is love? … So what is right and what is wrong?” For us, as God’s people, as followers of Jesus, it is one of […]

Rules, rules, and more rules

No one likes having rules imposed, … unless they are the rules they agree with. Over the last few years we’ve seen an unprecedented number of rules introduced in our […]

The strength of love

The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised (Encourage; Encouragement) The [Hebrew Scriptures] uses a … verb … meaning “strengthen” for expressing its concepts of encouragement. Leaders are to be encouraged by […]

Provoking Encouragement

Hebrews 10:24–25 NRSV And let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good deeds, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging […]