Rieveux Abbey (above) is a medieval ruin, a relic of an ancient place of prayer in the heart of Yorkshire. Here in the north of England, it's not quite Easter yet. Not that the arrival of Easter is any guarantee of sunshine or warmth in Yorkshire but we are still waiting, for Easter and for … Continue reading Intercessory Prayer, Lists and Limits
King Solomon was a successful academic, judge, designer, entrepreneur. The source of his success was not in doubt. Natural talent, wit, shrewd mind and creative talent aside, God himself had directly spoken wisdom, health and riches over this human life, a life which would make history within the pages of Holy Scripture, a life which … Continue reading Reflections On Confessional Prayer
If I had been alive in the times of the 'Old Testament Kings' then I certainly would have wanted to live under Solomon's reign. After years of desert wanderings and bloody battles, the Israelites were at peace - a peace that was to last the lifetime of King Solomon. The 'land of milk and honey' … Continue reading A Spacious Place.