Tag: Salvation as Healing

April 4th 2016: Romans 5:12-21

With apologies to those who have been waiting, and probably given up, for these posts to return after a two-week break. I decided to pare down what I worked on in the week before Easter, and have then been on holiday this past week. Normal service will now, I hope, be resumed. You can follow today’s […]

August 23rd 2014: Acts 3:1-10

Read Acts 3:1-10 here It is easy to see this story as a simple healing, or curing, miracle. Some of us might even view it as Peter grandly and generously offering the “lame beggar” exactly what he needed – to be able to walk – but I don’t think this is the main point of […]

When Healing Doesn’t Come

All of us, I think, want to be healed of something. Whether it’s something outwardly obvious, like a condition or an illness, or something internal like depression, or even a character trait or flaw that we or others perceive, none of us, if we’re truly honest, would say there was nothing we would change about […]

Please stop Pretending I’m Not Human

 Please Stop Pretending I’m Not Human “Good morning sir. May the Lord God grant you the healing that you need. Amen” I had an interaction this morning, of which this was the sum total. As I was pushing along towards Abington Street in Northampton, a man walked towards me, said those words, hit me on […]