Tag: salvation

Why is Lent Important?

A cartoon depicting an ash cross on a woman's forehead

Today is Ash Wednesday, traditionally the first day of Lent. For me, Lent is about a spirit of gratitude for what God has done for me through His son Jesus Christ. The blessings that God affords us when we are devoted to Christ are… Continue Reading “Why is Lent Important?”

The Importance of Prayer

A man with his hands clasped together in prayer

One of my favourite scriptures is Philippians 4:6-7, which reads, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts… Continue Reading “The Importance of Prayer”

A Prayer: ‘Let It Be True’

A man kneeling in front of a cross with a bright light in the background

Lord, please, let it be true. That the death of your Son is my salvation, Lord, let it be true. That the agony of the cross was not in vain, Lord, let it be true. That by His wounds we are healed, Lord, let… Continue Reading “A Prayer: ‘Let It Be True’”

Prayer for Good Friday

An abstract picture of Jesus with some Good Friday text

Oh my Lord, my Saviour, my King, what words can express the tragic glory of your passion, which we remember today? You came down from heaven, Lord, you lived a blameless and sinless life, and then you died in agony, oh God, in order… Continue Reading “Prayer for Good Friday”

An Eternal Hope

A photo of the sun bursting through a cloudy sky

For centuries theologians have debated what happens when we die.  In Christianity, the idea of salvation is prominent; by giving our lives in faith to Christ we are somehow saved and given the promise of eternal life.  But it is difficult to say, beyond… Continue Reading “An Eternal Hope”