Category Archives: Mini Reflections

Little words on big topics

352. The Decision That Every Human HAS To Make. The Challenge Of Rom 12:1-2. From Conformation to Transformation! [Part 1 of 2].

There are lots of things we can safely ignore in life, but this command is not one of them. Every human is challenged to become the person God meant them to be. He has a purpose for the world and … Continue reading

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328. Solving Some Of Rugby Union’s Problems. For Future Rugby World Cups and International Tests

In a recent blog I made suggestions for simplifying the rules for when a ball-carrying player is injured by a defender of the opposing team in the game of Rugby Union. [This is an amendment of that article No 322.] … Continue reading

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315. Striving for significance? You don’t need to as a believer! The truth of Ephesians 1:4

There are many believers today who are earnestly striving for significance. They feel they are insignificant as people in the world. Others feel that the contribution they try to make to the world is insignificant. The problem is that when … Continue reading

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293. Changing The World Through Prayer. Praying Through Ephesians 2:1-7

Introduction The following article quite rightly has God’s word from Ephesians chapter 2 as pre-eminent. Then follows a suggested prayer based on that passage. [God’s revealed truths expressed to Him in believing prayer.] Finally I have added SOME NOTES on … Continue reading

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278. Factors Influencing Mental Health. Human Enemy No.1. “The World”. THE ENEMY AROUND US. (Micro version)

In a previous article (No 270) I listed the 3 main enemies to the mental health of humans as being the World, the Flesh and the Devil. Believers are asked to renounce them as a means of coming out from … Continue reading

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275.“FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words. (Micro version!) Part 1 of 2.

The heading “FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words, is a Micro version of the full Easter story. So if someone asks you to explain the Easter story in less than 4 seconds, you can … Continue reading

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247.The Humility of Spirit-filled Believers. Pardon? Say that again! Ephesians 5:18-21

“Pardon! I must have heard you incorrectly. Did you say the humility of Spirit-filled believers?” That would be an oxymoron for sure in the view of many. [NOTE 1} It may be that your experience of people purporting to be … Continue reading

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246.  Genuine love. What is it? How should it behave? Romans 12:9-13

We have many wonderful English translations of the Bible at the moment, but sometimes a few fail to do justice to the real meaning of the Biblical text. Recently I was doing some study on the word for “hospitality” in … Continue reading

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203. How to have a blessed life in 2017!

In my previous article I mentioned the impact that Jesus’ words in Revelation 3:20 had on me prior to my conversion to Christ. I was faced with the fact that the Risen Christ was standing at the door of my … Continue reading

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193. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:3. Thanking God For What We Have In Christ

Why embark on such a journey? As the old saying puts it, “Why not!” There are many good reasons why it would be a good idea. One reason is that it is always good to base one’s prayers upon God’s … Continue reading

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