The Need For Indignation

Ridley Scott’s portrayal of the biblical account of Moses is epic in many ways, (Bale/Edgerton), but it wasn’t very…well, biblical. That said, there’s one aspect of the film that lingers with me in a positive way: the portrayal of the righteous indignation of Yahweh in the face of His adulterous people. Many TV programmes (especiallyContinue reading “The Need For Indignation”

If Your Presence Does Not Go With Us…

Moses said to the LORD, ‘You have been telling me. “Lead these people,” but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. You have said, “I know you by name and you have found favour with me.” If you are pleased with me, teach me Your ways so I may knowContinue reading “If Your Presence Does Not Go With Us…”

Exodus: Gods and Kings

A close and legenadary Film Director friend of mine once inspired me to think about the difference between movies and films: a movie is often for popping pop-corn, action, explosions, the BIG SCREEN; whereas a film can be all of those things but still be in a league of its own as an artistic creationContinue reading “Exodus: Gods and Kings”

Nearing Nephology

In that moment I had to slow down, concentrate, listen more carefully (for traffic on the road) and have much more respect for my surroundings that had now over-shadowed me. The normal bias of my senses had chnaged – I was now relying not so much on what I could see, but what I could hear

Dark Are We Yet Lovely #2

The post yesterday tried to shine a spot-light on the nature of God as an affectionate Lover of His people and the difference between this reality and the notion that God loves us only because He loves us unconditionally, as though we weren’t lovable to Him. Of course, our standing before Him is both transactionalContinue reading “Dark Are We Yet Lovely #2”

No-one Like You God

In Exodus 15:11 the phenomenal prophet, Moses, says, “”Who among the gods is like you, O LORD ?         Who is like you—         majestic in holiness,         awesome in glory, working wonders?”   Today, often in the shadow of Islamic mosques, Jehovah’s Witness call-outs and the world’s obsession with political correctness, the prophetic accuracy ofContinue reading “No-one Like You God”