Tag Archives: Christian

Hiding Christ from New Agers

This morning I was reading “My Prayer Journal” in the Victorian Baptist Witness. Part of the diary for Wednesday and Thursday went as follows: Something interesting happened today. Saw Greg put ‘religion’ and ‘new age’ books together (in the ‘new … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Journalling, Ministry, Prayer, Presence of God, Spiritual Practices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Hiding Christ from New Agers

Life comes directly from God

As a folower of Jesus I know that I have been reborn when I accepted Jesus as my Saviour. But I have sometimes wondered just how that rebirth comes about. How does God actually create that new life in me? … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Christianity, Holy Spirit, Intimacy with God, Presence of God, Salvation, Sin, Spirit, Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Life comes directly from God

What is Perfection?

In the beginning there wasn’t, except for God. God said “Be!” and there was. God created, and said it was good, even very good. But it wasn’t yet finished. Yet, in one sense it was perfect because, after declaring it … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Experience, Good and Evil, Intimacy with God, Mathematics, Mysticism, Perfection, Philosophy, Physics, Presence of God, Science, Sin, Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on What is Perfection?

Evelyn Underhill – Demystifying Mysticism

I’ve begun reading some of the works of Evelyn Underhill, an Anglican writer on mysticism, a novelist, a metaphysical poet, and a student of Baron Friedrich von Hügel. Early in the Twentieth Century she wrote many books on mysticism, some … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity, Church, Experience, God, Intimacy with God, Jesus Christ, Mysticism, Mystics, People, Prayer, Presence of God, Spiritual Practices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Evelyn Underhill – Demystifying Mysticism

My ‘Spiritual’ Journey – Episode 1

As I try to understand more about the spiritual world I am learning that it is not as separate from the natural world as is commonly believed. In particular, I find that the Lord has been working to win me … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Creativity, Experience, Mathematics, Mysticism, People, Physics, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on My ‘Spiritual’ Journey – Episode 1