Malachi 3.10-12: The Promise of Tithing

It has been said that there are five Love Languages – ways we express our love: words of affirmation, quality time, physical touch, acts of service, and receiving gifts. One of the ways we express love for God is by what we give to him. Ourselves, our faith, our time, our obedience and, somewhere inContinue reading “Malachi 3.10-12: The Promise of Tithing”

Love Story #12: His disciples believed in him (Part 2)

You can listen to this post as an audio file or read the text. In my previous post I told the story of how St Augustine came to faith in Jesus Christ when he was willing to let go of his sex addiction. It doesn’t always work out like that. Here are two examples ofContinue reading “Love Story #12: His disciples believed in him (Part 2)”

Love Story # 11: His disciples believed in him

You can listen to this post as an audio file or read the text. When Jesus turns water into wine at the wedding in Cana, the immediate result is that his disciples believe in him. I suppose John means that up to this moment their faith was embryonic – not fully formed. But now, seeingContinue reading “Love Story # 11: His disciples believed in him”

Love Story # 10: He revealed his glory

You can listen to this post as an audio file – see below – or read the text. John’s Gospel tells us that when Jesus turned water into wine at a wedding in Cana of Galilee, he “revealed his glory”. Does that mean a “blaze of glory” – a spectacular show which would wow theContinue reading “Love Story # 10: He revealed his glory”

Love Story #9 The water had become wine (Part 2)

The miracle at the wedding in Cana was a miracle of transformation. Miracles of transformation can be hard to verify. This is particularly true of miracles of healing. What follows is unusual in that a qualified doctor was able to examine the patient both before and after the miracle. Our son Nicholas lived and workedContinue reading “Love Story #9 The water had become wine (Part 2)”