Consuming fire

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear. For our God is a consuming fire. (Hebrews 12:28-29)

The way of gold

But He knows the way that I take; When He has tested me, I shall come forth as gold.My foot has held fast to His steps; I have kept His way and not turned aside.I have not departed from the commandment of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my … More The way of gold

Purifying Fire

…knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.” For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the … More Purifying Fire

When a nation burns

Australia finds itself in unprecedented territory as vast swathes of the country burn in some of the largest bushfires in history (perhaps globally). Already around twenty people have so far been killed (and more than number unaccounted for) – including three volunteer firefighters – and about six million hectares (60,000 sq km or 14.8 million … More When a nation burns

A cloak of clouds

The Lord reigns; Let the earth rejoice; Let the multitude of isles be glad! Clouds and darkness surround Him; Righteousness and justice are the foundation of His throne. A fire goes before Him, and burns up His enemies round about. His lightnings light the world; The earth sees and trembles. The mountains melt like wax … More A cloak of clouds