The Hunger for Righteousness

It is written that Jesus Christ was acquainted with grief.  The grief He became acquainted with comes to every one of His followers who hunger and thirst after righteousness.  At the time He walked in this fallen world He was the most righteous human being on the face of the earth.  As we, His Bridal … Continue reading The Hunger for Righteousness

Shedding the Older Brother

For the law was given through Moses....... The ageing prophet trembled as he slowly ascended the smoking mountain. He had come to love and trust the God who had first revealed Himself in the burning bush. He had also come to know Him well enough never to take their friendship for granted. He had seen … Continue reading Shedding the Older Brother

Bride-Atude Eight: The Light Keepers

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven...    We have a habit of associating persecution only with ‘non-Christian’ countries and oppressive regimes. Especially in democratic societies we tend automatically to think that persecution belongs to a world we don’t really know.   The idea that we may also … Continue reading Bride-Atude Eight: The Light Keepers

Bride-Atude Four: The Dove Eyed Lovers

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be filled.   How do you add water to a river in flood? How do you add righteousness to unlimited righteousness? Answer:  you don’t.  The point being that in this statement Jesus wasn’t encouraging us to try to  increase in righteousness through our own efforts.  His … Continue reading Bride-Atude Four: The Dove Eyed Lovers