Topic index

Last updated: 2021-07-21

Topic Title Posted
1 Enoch Son of Man in Enoch 2017-07-24
1 Enoch Who corrupted God’s world? 2016-05-27
Abuse The scandal of George Pell 2019-02-26
Abuse Sex and power (Ephesians 5:1–5) 2020-02-26
Activism God’s kingdom and social justice 2018-01-01
Activism Activism: is it kingdom work? 2019-03-06
Activism Jesus the activist 2019-03-08
Activism Activism: confronting the powers 2019-03-11
Activism Why doesn’t the Bible condemn slavery? (Ephesians 6:5-9) 2020-04-22
Activism Joining Jesus’ fight against evil 2020-06-03
Allegiance Where’s your allegiance? 2017-11-10
Anarchy Earthly government 2016-06-03
Anarchy Solving the world’s problems 2020-05-18
Anger Does God get angry? 2018-08-20
Anger Processing offence (Ephesians 4:26) 2020-02-13
Anger The scent of your words (Ephesians 4:29 – 5:2) 2020-02-24
Anger Is God angry with us? 2020-06-08
Apologetics How do you know God exists? 2017-11-20
Apologetics Why didn’t God kill the devil instead of his Son? 2020-03-13
Apostle Why did Jesus appoint 12 apostles? 2017-09-25
Apostle Why no women among Jesus’ apostles? 2017-09-27
Art Picture of the church? 2016-10-27
Art Picturing new heavens/earth 2018-06-30
Art Devastated (Holy Saturday) 2018-03-31
Atonement How Jesus explained the cross (Matthew 20:17-19) 2020-10-23
Atonement Why did Jesus die? (Matthew 26:1-5) 2021-03-29
Atonement Son of man: suffering king (Matthew 16:21–17:23) 2020-08-17
Atonement The Elijah connection (Matthew 17:2-13) 2020-08-10
Atonement Why didn’t God kill the devil instead of his Son? 2020-03-13
Atonement The folly of the cross 2018-08-31
Atonement Jacob’s reconciliatory gift 2016-10-31
Atonement My blood of the covenant (Matthew 26:28) 2021-04-10
Australia What I learned from Djuki Mala 2018-02-26
Authority The authority of stories (Matthew 21) 2020-12-18
Authority Binding and loosing (Matthew 16:19) 2020-07-13
Authority Jesus’ authority as King (podcast) (Matthew 7:21-29) 2020-06-20
Authority Son of man enthroned (Matthew 19:27-30) 2020-10-09
Authority Who’s in charge? (Matthew 21:23-27) 2020-12-11
Authority When your life is threatened 2017-08-04
Authority Shaking the powers (Matthew 24:29) 2021-02-22
Authority Coming with the clouds (Matthew 24:30) 2021-02-24
Authority The Lord of hosts (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-14
Authority Fear of Christ (Ephesians 5:21) 2020-03-23
Authority Why are the people of earth mourning? (Matthew 24:30-31) 2021-02-26
Authority A secret Messiah? 2017-06-26
Authority Jesus’ authority on earth 2017-08-16
Authority Does God authorize governments? 2018-09-26
Authority Hearing the king 2017-06-14
Authority What if people don’t want Jesus as king? 2017-08-07
Authority Do you recognize the king’s authority? 2017-09-18
Authority Why did Jesus appoint 12 apostles? 2017-09-25
Authority Why woe? 2018-01-24
Authority How does Jesus become king? 2018-05-09
Authority Seventh plague: God’s big purpose 2018-09-19
Authorship Have we lost the plot (Genesis) 2016-06-20
Background Exodus: the setting 2018-07-23
Banquet Jesus’ kingdom hope 2017-06-30
Baptism A voice in the wild 2016-12-14
Baptism What is baptism with the Holy Spirit? 2016-12-28
Baptism What’s our message? 2019-01-21
Baptism Responding to the good news 2020-04-10
Baptism Heaven’s proclamation of Jesus 2016-12-23
Baptism Where did baptism come from? 2016-12-16
Baptism Jesus’ priestly purification 2016-12-21
Beatitudes Beatitudes: blessings from the king (podcast) 2020-06-13
Beatitudes Blessed 2017-01-25
Beatitudes The other side of “blessed” 2017-01-27
Beatitudes How does he kingdom come? 2017-01-30
Beatitudes The best way to understand Jesus 2017-02-01
Beatitudes Humanity untwisted: the joy of the Beatitudes 2017-02-03
Beatitudes Jesus’ kingdom manifesto 2017-02-10
Beatitudes What’s the value of God’s reign? 2018-04-27
Bible Reading Bibleview 2018-10-19
Bible Reading How Bibleview works 2016-10-19
Book Review Kingdom conspiracy? (Scot McKnight) 2016-06-22
Book Review Ecclesiastes: a meaningless book? 2016-08-06
Book Review Spiritual formation as belonging 2020-07-20
Book Review Christ in Ephesians (Joshua Jipp) 2021-04-14
Business Lot’s distraction 2016-07-04
Business Abraham finally gets some land 2016-09-14
Celebration The party God 2018-08-29
Children How Jesus saw children (Matthew 19:13-15) 2020-09-28
Children How majestic! (Psalm 8) 2020-12-02
Children Original kingdom, or original sin? (Matthew 19:14) 2020-09-30
Children How to receive Christ (Matthew 18:1-5) 2020-08-21
Children Defective and immature people in God’s house? (Matthew 21:14-16) 2020-11-23
Christ Fear of Christ (Ephesians 5:21) 2020-03-23
Christ A secret Messiah? 2017-06-26
Christ The king is coming (Zechariah 9) 2021-05-19
Christ Rulers of the restored kingdom (Zechariah 4) 2021-04-26
Christ Christ in Ephesians (Joshua Jipp) 2021-04-14
Christ Messiahs and their prophets (Matthew 24:23-25) 2021-02-17
Christ Jesus in the Psalms? (Psalm 8) 2020-12-07
Christ The gospel revelation (Matthew 16:16-18) 2020-08-14
Christ Jesus as global leader (Matthew 16:13-17) 2020-07-06
Christ The kingdom of Christ and God (Ephesians 5:5-7) 2020-02-28
Christ Are the Psalms messianic? 2020-01-02
Christ Who is the king? 2019-11-27
Christ What does ‘Son of God’ mean (Matthew 16:16)? 2019-07-31
Christ Put the Christ back in Christology 2018-01-31
Christ Heaven’s proclamation of Jesus 2016-12-23
Christ Jesus, the Christ 2016-10-05
Christ The Moses connection 2018-05-23
Christmas Jesus fulfils what? 2016-12-05
Christmas Celebrating the arrival of the King 2016-12-26
Christmas Bethlehem today 2018-12-20
Christmas King of the Jews 2016-11-30
Christmas Christmas: birth of earth’s king 2016-11-18
Christmas How did the magi find Jesus? 2016-12-02
Christmas Mary’s Christmas message 2019-12-13
Christology God’s gift to the world (John 3:16) 2019-02-13
Christology David’s Lord (Matthew 22:41-46) 2021-01-28
Christology That taxing question (Matthew 22:17-22) 2021-01-13
Christology Tenants in God’s vineyard (Matthew 21:33-44) 2020-12-29
Christology Who’s in charge? (Matthew 21:23-27) 2020-12-11
Christology Jesus did refer to himself as a king (Matthew 17:22-27) 2020-08-19
Christology See a glorious king? (Matthew 17:1-8) 2020-08-05
Christology The apostles’ gospel explained 2020-04-08
Christology How Jesus fulfils the prophets (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-07
Christology God and his world (John 3:16) 2019-02-11
Christology Introducing Jesus 2019-02-08
Christology Zenos on Son of Man 2018-09-12
Christology Who is the ‘Servant of the Lord’? 2018-02-21
Christology Put the Christ back in Christology 2018-01-31
Christology Declaring Jesus king (Matthew 16:13-16) 2020-07-03
Circumcision Why did God try to kill Moses? 2018-08-24
Circumcision How do we fight injustice? 2016-11-09
Circumcision The sign of the covenant 2016-08-08
Cleansing The leper and the king 2017-06-23
Cleansing Hope for the world (John 1:29) 2020-07-31
Commentary Ephesians: a kingdom perspective (free commentary) 2020-05-20
Commentary Mark’s Gospel in the Story of God (Tim Gombis) 2021-03-12
Community God and the human family (Ephesians 3:14-19) 2019-10-14
Community Identity in community 2021-04-16
Community The king is in community (Matthew 18:18-20) 2020-09-14
Community Society on the couch 2020-01-08
Community Genuine love 2019-05-14
Community A grassroots kingdom 2017-10-11
Community Reading together 2020-06-10
Condemning You say more than you realize 2018-03-16
Condemning What about the weeds in God’s world? 2018-04-13
Condemning Activism: confronting the powers 2019-03-11
Conflict Rulers of the restored kingdom (Zechariah 4) 2021-04-26
Conflict Face or flee? What Jesus did with conflict 2018-02-19
Conflict A different Anzac Day 2020-04-20
Conflict Woe there: how did Jesus treat his enemies? (Matthew 23) 2021-02-01
Confrontation Israel and the face of God 2016-11-02
Confrontation Clash of kingdoms 2017-10-20
Confrontation Jesus’ relational intelligence (Matthew 15:10-20) 2020-06-22
Conscience On gospel and guilt 2017-08-28
Context Why does context matter? 2018-03-09
Covenant Living at peace in a troubled world 2016-09-02
Covenant My blood of the covenant (Matthew 26:28) 2021-04-10
Covenant The Moses connection (Matthew 17:2-8) 2020-08-07
Covenant Isaac: the next kingdom representative 2016-10-10
Covenant God’s commitment to rule 2016-08-05
Covenant Revealing the ruler: God Shaddai 2016-08-03
Covenant Do the Ten Commandments apply to Christians? 2017-02-22
Creeds The Apostles’ Creed 2019-10-21
Cross What are you living for? (Matthew 16:24-26) 2020-07-27
Cross The folly of the cross 2018-08-31
Cross The power of life and death (Matthew 23:25-39) 2021-02-08
Cross How Jesus explained the cross (Matthew 20:17-19) 2020-10-23
Cross Jesus’ paradoxical path to power (Matthew 16:27-28) 2020-07-29
Cross The counter-intuitive wisdom of the cross 2019-04-15
Cross Good Friday meditation 2017-04-14
Cross A disarmed kingdom 2017-10-27
Cross God suffers with us 2019-04-16
Cultural Blindness Faith versus mistrust 2018-09-21
Cultural Blindness The king’s gospel 2021-04-05
Cultural Blindness Pharaoh’s hard heart 2018-10-01
Cultural Blindness What does the way you read reveal about you? 2017-07-04
Cultural Blindness Why couldn’t they see it? 2016-07-25
Day Of The Lord Divine sovereignty and human suffering (Zechariah 14:1-5) 2021-07-21
Death What power do the rulers of this world have over God’s people? 2018-05-16
Death When Egypt lost its heirs 2018-10-12
Death In honour of my Mother 2017-04-03
Death penalty Capital punishment? 2016-06-06
Deception The truth about lying (Ephesians 4:25) 2020-02-11
Deception Were Simeon and Levi justified? 2016-11-11
Deception Abraham’s family disintegrates 2016-10-12
Deception What if we’re unfaithful? 2016-07-01
Deception The shepherd’s heart (Matthew 18:12-14) 2020-09-04
Deception God stands with his flawed people 2016-08-29
Demons What if people don’t want Jesus as king? 2017-08-07
Demons Out of darkness 2018-02-28
Demons Worse off with Jesus? 2018-03-26
Depression Giving up your king (Matthew 26:14-16) 2021-04-02
Disappointment Disillusioned with Jesus? 2018-01-15
Disappointment Giving up your king (Matthew 26:14-16) 2021-04-02
Disappointment Devastated (Holy Saturday) 2018-03-31
Disappointment When faith fades (Exodus 6:8-9) 2018-09-07
Discipleship How a new mind transforms the world 2019-04-24
Discipleship How do you love God? 2020-05-25
Discipleship Spiritual formation as belonging 2020-07-20
Discipleship Spiritual formation (Ephesians 4:1–6) 2020-02-04
Discipleship Mentoring is ministry 2017-09-29
Discipleship The decision moment with Jesus 2017-07-12
Discipleship The less obvious way 2017-06-05
Discipleship Worse off with Jesus? 2018-03-26
Discipleship The people of the kingdom 2017-01-16
Doubt Finding it hard to believe? (John 3:16) 2019-02-15
Doubt Tyrants or tempests? From what does Jesus save? (Matthew 14:22-33) 2020-06-12
Easter Devastated (Holy Saturday) 2018-03-31
Easter What difference does the resurrection make? (Easter Sunday) 2018-04-01
Easter Journey to joy (Good Friday) 2018-03-30
Easter The counter-intuitive wisdom of the cross 2019-04-15
Ecclesiology How to glorify God? 2020-05-27
Ecclesiology Becoming human: life in Christ (Ephesians 4:1-16) 2020-02-01
Ecclesiology The church’s role: public servants 2020-01-13
Ecclesiology God’s couriers 2020-03-11
Ecclesiology Discovering church while there’s no church 2020-04-01
Ecclesiology Peter as pope? (Matthew 16:18-19) 2020-07-08
Ecclesiology What “church” did Jesus expect? (Matthew 16:18) 2020-07-10
Ecclesiology We discovered we weren’t alone when we got stuck 2020-10-19
Ecclesiology Who are “my brothers?” (Matthew 25:40) 2021-03-26
Ecclesiology Why “church”? 2019-09-06
Ecclesiology Serving in God’s house (Matthew 24:45-51) 2021-03-10
Ecclesiology What makes a church effective? 2018-07-04
Ecclesiology The kingdom goal (Ephesians 4:14-16) 2019-11-23
Ecclesiology Empowering the king’s servants (Ephesians 4:10-13) 2019-11-11
Ecclesiology God’s kingdom and the church 2018-01-05
Ecclesiology So what do we do if we don’t preach guilt? 2019-01-30
Ecclesiology The scandal of George Pell 2019-02-26
Ecclesiology How should we do church? 2019-08-29
Ecclesiology Kingdom or Church? (Ephesians 1:18-23) 2019-09-04
Ecclesiology Your God is too small 2016-09-30
Ecclesiology Revealing the reign (Ephesians 3:10) 2019-10-07
Ecclesiology Picture of the church? 2016-10-27
Election Friend of the king 2016-08-12
Election Called or chosen? (Matthew 22:8-14) 2021-01-07
Empire Why war? 2016-06-13
Empire God as asylum seeker 2016-12-07
Empire One ruler can bring humanity home 2016-12-12
Environment Tenants on God’s farm 2019-03-20
Environment Earth as God’s kingdom 2019-01-09
Environment It doesn’t end with Armageddon 2019-03-25
Epistemology In honour of my Mother 2017-04-03
Epistemology True believers, in the land of Oz 2017-07-10
Epistemology How do you know God exists? 2017-11-20
Epistemology Relationship with God 2020-01-17
Epistemology YHWH launches a nation of his own 2016-06-27
Eschatology Coming like a thief (Matthew 24:42-47) 2021-03-08
Eschatology The coming of the son of man (Matthew 24:26-27) 2021-02-19
Eschatology Shaking the powers (Matthew 24:29) 2021-02-22
Eschatology Coming with the clouds (Matthew 24:30) 2021-02-24
Eschatology Why are the people of earth mourning? (Matthew 24:30-31) 2021-02-26
Eschatology Fig trees and seasonal change (Matthew 24:32-35) 2021-03-01
Eschatology One taken; one left (Matthew 24:37-41) 2021-03-05
Eschatology Serving in God’s house (Matthew 24:45-51) 2021-03-10
Eschatology Missing the wedding (Matthew 25:1-13) 2021-03-15
Eschatology The end: where are we headed? (Matthew 24:1-14) 2021-02-10
Eschatology Why we can’t know when (Matthew 24:36) 2021-03-03
Eschatology The Day of the Lord (video) 2017-05-03
Eschatology The tribulation and Jesus’ kingship (Matthew 24:9-30) 2021-02-15
Eschatology The king’s visit 2016-08-10
Eschatology The fall of the Jerusalem temple (Matthew 24:15-28) 2021-02-12
Eschatology One ruler can bring humanity home 2016-12-12
Eschatology Jesus’ kingdom hope 2017-06-30
Eschatology What will the post-apocalyptic world be like? 2019-03-22
Eschatology It doesn’t end with Armageddon 2019-03-25
Eschatology Was Jesus’ kingdom vision realistic? 2019-07-09
Eschatology Who, not when 2019-07-29
Eschatology More than we imagine (Ephesians 3:20) 2019-10-16
Eschatology Where’s it all headed? 2016-07-30
Eternal Life Perishing vs eternal life (John 3:16) 2019-02-18
Ethics As true as our king 2017-03-10
Ethics The Golden rule 2017-06-02
Ethics Retribution versus justice 2017-03-13
Ethics God stands with his flawed people 2016-08-29
Ethics Capital punishment? 2016-06-06
Ethics Jacob’s life in God’s house 2016-11-14
Ethics Enemy love 2017-03-15
Eucharist Why do Christians have Communion? (video) 2017-07-14
Eucharist The Lord’s supper as imperial banquet? 2019-04-04
Eucharist My blood of the covenant (Matthew 26:28) 2021-04-10
Evangelism Evangelism as Jesus practiced it (Mark 4:26-29) 2020-12-16
Evangelism What’s the good news in the New Testament? 2019-02-06
Evangelism The evangelical message (John 3:16) 2019-02-20
Evangelism Kingdom work: the last 150 years 2019-02-25
Evangelism How credible is faith now? 2019-12-16
Evangelism What I learned from Djuki Mala 2018-02-26
Evangelism Who is the sleeper? (Ephesians 5:14) 2020-03-04
Evangelism God’s couriers 2020-03-11
Evangelism Forgiveness of sins 2019-01-28
Evangelism The gospel call (Ephesians 5:14) 2020-03-09
Evangelism The kingdom and personal evangelism 2017-12-11
Evangelism Responding to the gospel of the kingdom 2019-01-23
Evangelism Guilt, or good news? 2019-01-14
Evangelism The decision moment with Jesus 2017-07-12
Evangelism True believers, in the land of Oz 2017-07-10
Evangelism Faith versus mistrust 2018-09-21
Evangelism The good news, without the blame 2019-01-16
Evangelism We need good news 2019-01-25
Evangelism What commitment do we ask people to make? 2019-01-18
Evangelism What’s our message? 2019-01-21
Exile Why exile? (Zechariah 5) 2021-04-28
Faith What does it mean to believe? 2018-08-27
Faith How credible is faith now? 2019-12-16
Faith What is faith? (podcast) (Matthew 8:5-13) 2020-06-27
Faith Tyrants or tempests? From what does Jesus save? (Matthew 14:22-33) 2020-06-12
Faith Responding to the good news 2020-04-10
Faith Finding it hard to believe? (John 3:16) 2019-02-15
Faith Faith versus mistrust 2018-09-21
Faith Faith that amazed Jesus 2017-06-28
Faith Covenant with Abram 2016-07-20
Faith Faith as righteousness 2016-07-18
Faith When the threat of force sinks under its own weight 2018-10-26
Fasting Fasting 2017-04-19
Fasting Managing criticism 2017-09-06
Fasting Fasting and justice (Zechariah 7) 2021-05-03
Father God and the human family (Ephesians 3:14-19) 2019-10-14
Father God as Father 2017-03-22
Father Trusting God’s love when life hurts 2020-07-16
Father Why call God ‘Father’? 2017-12-01
Father Is God male? 2017-03-24
Father Belonging to the royal family 2018-03-29
Father The kingdom is God with his creatures 2017-11-08
Fear The kingdom is God with his creatures 2017-11-08
Fear What do you fear? 2018-07-27
Fear Fear of Christ (Ephesians 5:21) 2020-03-23
Fear Freed, or in fear? (Matthew 15:1-7) 2020-06-17
Feast The Lord’s supper as imperial banquet? 2019-04-04
Forgiveness Jesus’ authority on earth 2017-08-16
Forgiveness Forgiveness: reciprocated or rescinded (Matthew 18:23-35) 2020-09-18
Forgiveness How far does forgiveness go? (Matthew 18:21-22) 2020-09-16
Forgiveness What’s the unforgivable sin? 2018-03-02
Forgiveness What is forgiveness? 2017-08-14
Forgiveness Unconditional forgiveness? 2017-04-17
Forgiveness Forgiveness of sins 2019-01-28
Fruit The produce defines the tree 2017-06-07
Fruit Light and dark (Ephesians 5:8-14) 2020-03-02
Gender Belonging to the royal family 2018-03-29
Gender The world is God’s kingdom (podcast) (Genesis 1–11) 2020-05-02
Gender If you didn’t have to shop 2018-10-31
Gender Strong women of Exodus 2018-07-30
Gender Is God male? 2017-03-24
Gender Rebekah’s romance 2016-09-21
Gender The sign of the covenant 2016-08-08
Gender What changed with the rebellion? 2016-05-18
Gender Why no women among Jesus’ apostles? 2017-09-27
Gender Who are we? 2016-05-09
Genealogy Can the nations take over God’s reign? 2016-06-15
Genealogy Esau’s ordinary kingdom 2016-11-16
Genealogy Who will represent the sovereign? 2016-05-25
Genealogy How far does the kingdom of God extend? 2016-05-23
Genealogy Why ancestry.com? 2016-11-23
Generosity A generous kingdom 2017-03-31
Generosity Thieves vs philanthropists (Ephesians 4:28) 2020-02-20
Generosity The unexpected gift (Matthew 26:4-13) 2021-03-31
Gentiles Good news of peace (Ephesians 2:11-22) 2019-09-20
Gentiles Israel’s king as cosmic king? (Matthew 8:21-39) 2020-06-29
Gentiles Good mysteries have a reveal (Ephesians 3:2-6) 2019-09-27
Gentiles The apocalyptic framework of Ephesians 3 2019-10-04
Good News Peace and grace: the greeting that can deliver (Ephesians 6:23-24) 2020-05-15
Good News Being good news (Ephesians 4:1-6) 2019-10-28
Good News The Lord of hosts (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-14
Good News What is the gospel of the kingdom? 2019-11-29
Good News God and the human family (Ephesians 3:14-19) 2019-10-14
Good News Society on the couch 2020-01-08
Good News Jesus as Saviour 2020-01-20
Good News Why didn’t God kill the devil instead of his Son? 2020-03-13
Good News God’s couriers 2020-03-11
Good News The apostles’ gospel explained 2020-04-08
Good News Christ and the rulers of this world 2020-05-06
Good News Can you help me find language for the gospel? 2020-05-29
Good News How the kingdom rises (Matthew 16:5-12) 2020-07-01
Good News Declaring Jesus king (Matthew 16:13-16) 2020-07-03
Good News Jesus as global leader (Matthew 16:13-17) 2020-07-06
Good News The gospel of God (Matthew 17:5) 2020-08-12
Good News The gospel revelation (Matthew 16:16-18) 2020-08-14
Good News Who’s this? (Matthew 21:10-11) 2020-11-16
Good News The king’s gospel 2021-04-05
Good News The king is coming (Zechariah 9) 2021-05-19
Good News The apocalyptic framework of Ephesians 3 2019-10-04
Good News I’m retiring 2020-11-30
Good News The kingdom and personal evangelism 2017-12-11
Good News What is the gospel? (Tim Healy) 2016-11-15
Good News Your God is too small 2016-09-30
Good News The gospel of peace (Ephesians 6:15) 2019-09-25
Good News Light in dark places 2017-01-13
Good News Jesus’ kingdom agenda 2017-01-18
Good News The Gospel in 3D — John Frye 2017-01-14
Good News Are Christians the moral police? 2017-02-15
Good News Why wasn’t Jesus demanding obedience? 2017-02-20
Good News What is forgiveness? 2017-08-14
Good News Tim Healy, “What is the gospel?” (reprise) 2017-10-25
Good News Short Video: The Gospel of the Kingdom 2017-01-02
Good News The naughty child story 2018-04-04
Good News Trained for kingdom business 2018-05-04
Good News Does the church have a future? 2018-08-13
Good News Faith versus mistrust 2018-09-21
Good News Guilt, or good news? 2019-01-14
Good News The good news, without the blame 2019-01-16
Good News We need good news 2019-01-25
Good News How Jesus overcomes the world’s power problem 2019-02-04
Good News What’s the good news in the New Testament? 2019-02-06
Good News The evangelical message (John 3:16) 2019-02-20
Good News What is the kingdom of God? 2019-07-26
Good News On gospel and guilt 2017-08-28
Grace On grace: John Barclay, “Paul and the Gift” (book review) 2020-05-08
Grace Forgiveness: reciprocated or rescinded (Matthew 18:23-35) 2020-09-18
Grace Is God angry with us? 2020-06-08
Grace The apocalyptic framework of Ephesians 3 2019-10-04
Grace When the king is dishonoured 2018-01-17
Grace How not to do theology 2017-01-03
Grace Rescued, but restless 2016-08-19
Grace Peace and grace: the greeting that can deliver (Ephesians 6:23-24) 2020-05-15
Grief Journey to joy (Good Friday) 2018-03-30
Growth The little seed that filled the world 2018-04-16
Guilt The good news, without the blame 2019-01-16
Guilt How the kingdom rises (Matthew 16:5-12) 2020-07-01
Guilt On gospel and guilt 2017-08-28
Halloween What about Halloween? (repost) 2019-10-30
Halloween What about Halloween? 2017-10-30
Harvest Jesus our shepherd 2017-09-20
Harvest Who was the sower? 2018-04-09
Healing The king who heals creation 2018-11-05
Healing His healing presence (Matthew 14:33-36) 2020-06-15
Healing Can the kingdom gospel bring us together? [Repost] 2019-03-01
Healing How the Shepherd gathers his sheep 2017-10-06
Healing Jesus the healer 2017-07-07
Healing What does the way you read reveal about you? 2017-07-04
Healing Jesus’ kingdom agenda 2017-01-18
Healing Defective and immature people in God’s house? (Matthew 21:14-16) 2020-11-23
Hell Are we worse off if we live unselfishly? (Matthew 18:7-10) 2020-08-29
Hell Where’s God’s justice in an unjust world? 2017-11-01
Hell Ripping out an eye? 2017-03-03
Hell If you’re angry, are you a killer? 2017-02-24
Hell What does the Bible say about Hell? 2020-09-02
Hermeneutics Reading together 2020-06-10
Hermeneutics Reading well 2020-06-05
Hermeneutics A cleansed, non-prophet kingdom? (Zechariah 13:1-6) 2021-07-09
Hermeneutics How Jesus fulfils the prophets (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-07
Hermeneutics David’s Lord (Matthew 22:41-46) 2021-01-28
Hermeneutics Handling Scripture as Jesus did (Matthew 19:4-9) 2020-09-24
Hermeneutics Why did Abraham plan to kill his son? 2016-09-05
Hermeneutics How to read Psalms 2019-12-31
Hermeneutics Grace is a generous king (Ephesians 4:7–10) 2019-11-01
Hermeneutics What does the way you read reveal about you? 2017-07-04
Hermeneutics Asking good questions 2017-06-16
Hermeneutics The best way to understand Jesus 2017-02-01
Hermeneutics Are the Psalms messianic? 2020-01-02
Hermeneutics The God who raises the dead (Matthew 22:31-32) 2021-01-22
Holiness What the heart speaks (Matthew 15:10-20) 2020-06-24
Holy Spirit What is baptism with the Holy Spirit? 2016-12-28
Homelessness The homeless king 2017-07-31
Honour The unexpected gift (Matthew 26:4-13) 2021-03-31
Honour Why did Jesus shame Jerusalem’s leaders? (Matthew 23:13-39) 2021-02-05
Honour In honour and shame (Ephesians 3:13) 2019-10-11
Honour When the king is dishonoured 2018-01-17
Honour Whose honour? 2017-03-27
Honour Stressed about your social standing? 2017-04-26
Hope The binding of Isaac 2016-09-07
Hope Hope for the world (John 1:29) 2020-07-31
Hope Living hope 2019-05-29
Hope Blessed 2017-01-25
Hope Jacob in exile: hope in difficult times 2016-10-24
Hope Who will represent the sovereign? 2016-05-25
Hope How will the nations respond? 2016-07-11
Hope King of the Jews 2016-11-30
Hope One ruler can bring humanity home 2016-12-12
Humanity Humility 2018-10-03
Humanity Humans as the king’s agents 2019-01-11
Humanity Who is the ‘Servant of the Lord’? 2018-02-21
Humanity What’s your view of humans? 2017-08-02
Humanity Who are we? 2016-05-09
Humour Where’s it all headed? 2016-07-30
Humour Picture of the church? 2016-10-27
Humour How not to do theology 2017-01-03
Humour Wesleyan barber 2017-01-10
Humour Calvinist Sign? 2016-06-05
Hypocrisy Leadership is supporting people, not social climbing (Matthew 23:1-12) 2021-02-03
Hypocrisy Authentic or acting? 2017-03-29
Hypocrisy Why did Jesus shame Jerusalem’s leaders? (Matthew 23:13-39) 2021-02-05
Identity Personal identity and social influence (Matthew 22:15-18) 2021-01-11
Identity Your kingdom identifies you 2018-08-03
Identity Identity in community 2021-04-16
Identity This six-year-old gets identity 2019-05-05
Identity Finding your identity 2019-04-26
Identity Humans as the king’s agents 2019-01-11
Identity Why did God try to kill Moses? 2018-08-24
Identity Helping God’s people find their identity 2018-08-10
Imprecation How to read Psalms 2019-12-31
In Christ What difference does the resurrection make? (Easter Sunday) 2018-04-01
In Christ In Christ: humanity restored (Ephesians 2:1–10) 2019-09-18
In Christ Becoming human: life in Christ (Ephesians 4:1-16) 2020-02-01
In Christ What God decrees for his people (Zechariah 12:1-9) 2021-06-18
Incarnation Our king among us 2016-11-28
Inclusio Theme of Acts 2016-07-13
Inclusio Romans: opening and closing theme 2016-08-24
Inclusivity Kingdom culture (Ephesians 4:17–24) 2020-02-08
Innocence Sheep among wolves 2017-10-13
Inspiration Reading together 2020-06-10
Intertext The king who comes in peace (Matthew 21:1-9) 2020-11-11
Intertext Hosanna: the king who saves his realm (Matthew 21:6-9) 2020-11-13
Intertext How majestic! (Psalm 8) 2020-12-02
Intertext Jesus in the Psalms? (Psalm 8) 2020-12-07
Intertext Tenants in God’s vineyard (Matthew 21:33-44) 2020-12-29
Intertext Is Israel God’s kingdom today? (Matthew 21:40-46) 2020-12-31
Intertext The wedding of the king’s son (Matthew 22:1-7) 2021-01-05
Intertext The God who raises the dead (Matthew 22:31-32) 2021-01-22
Intertext How do you love God? 2020-05-25
Intertext Priest of the restored kingdom (Zechariah 3) 2021-04-23
Intertext Loving God and people (Matthew 22:34-40) 2021-01-25
Intertext Rulers of the restored kingdom (Zechariah 4) 2021-04-26
Intertext How Jesus fulfils the prophets (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-07
Intertext The Lord of hosts (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-14
Intertext The king is coming (Zechariah 9) 2021-05-19
Intertext Thirty pieces of silver (Zechariah 11:12-13) 2021-05-31
Intertext The one they pierced (Zechariah 12:10-14) 2021-07-05
Intertext Strike the shepherd (Zechariah 13:7-9) 2021-07-12
Intertext David’s Lord (Matthew 22:41-46) 2021-01-28
Intertext Jesus’ most overt kingship claim 2018-03-23
Intertext When did God wear armour? (Ephesians 6:11) 2020-04-27
Intertext An unknown from nowhere 2016-12-09
Intertext Why the right eye? 2017-03-06
Intertext Son of Man in Daniel 2017-07-21
Intertext Son of Man in Enoch 2017-07-24
Intertext Son of Man in Ezekiel 2017-07-26
Intertext Where did Jesus learn mercy? 2017-09-01
Intertext A disarmed kingdom 2017-10-27
Intertext Jesus’ liberating kingship 2018-01-29
Intertext Zechariah’s hope of kingdom restoration (Zechariah 1–2) 2021-04-21
Intertext How Jonah inspired Jesus 2018-03-21
Intertext Who was the sower? 2018-04-09
Intertext Calling all creatives 2018-04-11
Intertext Parables help us get our bearings 2018-04-20
Intertext What does it mean to believe? 2018-08-27
Intertext Humility 2018-10-03
Intertext Why parables? Jesus’ answer 2019-08-07
Intertext Questions take you deeper (Ephesians 2) 2019-09-23
Intertext Are the Psalms messianic? 2020-01-02
Intertext Why have you forsaken me? 2020-01-06
Intertext Who is the ‘Servant of the Lord’? 2018-02-21
Israel today God’s kingdom and Israel today 2018-01-03
Israel today Is Israel God’s kingdom today? (Matthew 21:40-46) 2020-12-31
Israel tour Sabbath in Jerusalem 2017-05-19
Israel tour Israel, 12 months ago 2018-05-11
Israel tour Final reflections: Israel tour 2017-05-26
Israel tour Transjordan and Mount Nebo 2017-05-24
Israel tour Petra 2017-05-23
Israel tour Eilat, Wadi Rum 2017-05-22
Israel tour Israel tour: join us online 2017-05-08
Israel tour The temple area (Jerusalem) 2017-05-20
Israel tour Bethlehem, birthplace of the king 2017-05-18
Israel tour Old Jerusalem 2017-05-17
Israel tour The passion (Jerusalem) 2017-05-16
Israel tour Megiddo, Haifa, Caesarea 2017-05-15
Israel tour Sepphoris, Cana, Nazareth, Mt Tabor 2017-05-14
Israel tour Caesarea Philippi and the Golan Heights 2017-05-13
Israel tour Shores of Galilee 2017-05-12
Israel tour From Jordan to Galilee 2017-05-11
Israel tour Israel: an orientation 2017-05-10
Israel tour Qumran, Masada, Dead Sea 2017-05-21
Jesus Is Lord What commitment do we ask people to make? 2019-01-18
Jesus Is Lord What’s our message? 2019-01-21
Joy Managing criticism 2017-09-06
Joy Journey to joy (Good Friday) 2018-03-30
Joy Happiness without harm (Ephesians 5:15-20) 2020-03-16
Joy King of the Jews 2016-11-30
Joy Share the laughter! 2016-08-31
Judgement The power of life and death (Matthew 23:25-39) 2021-02-08
Judgement One taken; one left (Matthew 24:37-41) 2021-03-05
Judgement Woe there: how did Jesus treat his enemies? (Matthew 23) 2021-02-01
Judgement Good mysteries have a reveal (Ephesians 3:2-6) 2019-09-27
Judgement Why woe? 2018-01-24
Judgement Careful how you judge 2017-05-29
Judgement Why was Sodom destroyed? 2016-08-17
Judgement How the king evaluates his people (Matthew 25:34-46) 2021-03-24
Justice Refugees 2019-03-18
Justice How does justice come? 2018-05-14
Justice Fighting violence with violence 2018-08-01
Justice Does God authorize governments? 2018-09-26
Justice How Jesus overcomes the world’s power problem 2019-02-04
Justice Kingdom work: the last 150 years 2019-02-25
Justice Why doesn’t the Bible condemn slavery? (Ephesians 6:5-9) 2020-04-22
Justice Joining Jesus’ fight against evil 2020-06-03
Justice Don’t fall for repaying evil with evil (Matthew 18:6) 2020-08-24
Justice Kingdom justice: how it comes (Matthew 18) 2020-09-21
Justice Feeding the multitude 2018-05-18
Justice Fasting and justice (Zechariah 7) 2021-05-03
Justice Who are “my brothers?” (Matthew 25:40) 2021-03-26
Justice The king who sorts it out (Matthew 25:31-33) 2021-03-22
Justice When you get hurt 2016-11-07
Justice Transformative justice (Romans 12:9-21) 2021-07-02
Justice Arguing with God 2016-08-15
Justice What power do the rulers of this world have over God’s people? 2018-05-16
Justice When God’s people don’t love 2016-07-29
Justice How do we fight injustice? 2016-11-09
Justice Were Simeon and Levi justified? 2016-11-11
Justice Blessed 2017-01-25
Justice Reconciliation or retribution? What do you want? 2017-02-27
Justice Retribution versus justice 2017-03-13
Justice A generous kingdom 2017-03-31
Justice Where’s God’s justice in an unjust world? 2017-11-01
Justice The kingdom and prophetic engagement: speaking truth to power? 2017-12-08
Justice God’s kingdom and social justice 2018-01-01
Justice The other side of “blessed” 2017-01-27
Justice Face or flee? What Jesus did with conflict 2018-02-19
Justice A test for the bride 2016-09-19
Kingdom in practice Alternative views: our role in his kingdom 2019-12-06
Kingdom in practice Earth as God’s kingdom 2019-01-09
Kingdom in practice Activism: is it kingdom work? 2019-03-06
Kingdom in practice Refugees 2019-03-18
Kingdom in practice Living hope 2019-05-29
Kingdom in practice Was Jesus’ kingdom vision realistic? 2019-07-09
Kingdom in practice What is our role in his kingdom? 2019-12-04
Kingdom in practice Fresh language for Jesus’ kingdom 2018-11-10
Kingdom in practice Living in the cross-hairs 2019-07-17
Kingdom in practice So what is the kingdom? 2017-12-06
Kingdom in practice God’s kingdom and Israel today 2018-01-03
Kingdom in practice God’s kingdom and social justice 2018-01-01
Kingdom in practice The kingdom and spiritual warfare 2017-12-21
Kingdom in practice God’s kingdom and the millennium 2017-12-18
Kingdom in practice God’s kingdom and politics 2017-12-15
Kingdom in practice The kingdom and personal power: more than conquerors? 2017-12-13
Kingdom in practice The kingdom and personal evangelism 2017-12-11
Kingdom in practice The kingdom and prophetic engagement: speaking truth to power? 2017-12-08
Kingdom in practice Humans as the king’s agents 2019-01-11
Kingdom in practice God’s kingdom and salvation 2018-01-08
Kingdom of God God is king 2019-01-07
Kingdom of God What difference does the kingdom make? 2019-01-04
Kingdom of God When the church doesn’t get the kingdom 2018-11-19
Kingdom of God God’s kingdom in Isaiah 2018-10-08
Kingdom of God Significant kingdom 2018-09-04
Kingdom of God What is the kingdom of God? 2019-07-26
Kingdom of God The key posts of 2016/2017 2018-01-12
Kingdom of God And now for something completely different? 2020-08-03
Kingdom of God What’s the Bible’s main theme? 2018-04-23
Kingdom of God Who, not when 2019-07-29
Kingdom of God The significance of kingdom in New Testament letters 2019-09-30
Kingdom of God What is the kingdom? 2019-11-25
Kingdom of God Who is the king? 2019-11-27
Kingdom of God How does the kingdom come? 2019-12-02
Kingdom of God Kingdom summary (Mark Keown) 2020-10-12
Kingdom of God The kingdom theme: piecing it together 2016-09-28
Kingdom of God KINGDOM SUMMARY: Matthew 1–10 2017-12-04
Kingdom of God What is the gospel of the kingdom? 2019-11-29
Kingdom of God Reading with a kingdom perspective 2016-05-04
Kingdom of God Christmas: birth of earth’s king 2016-11-18
Kingdom of God Why didn’t Jesus define the kingdom? 2016-04-27
Kingdom of God Why do the apostles rarely mention the kingdom? 2017-09-15
Kingdom of God A present or future kingdom? 2016-05-02
Kingdom of God The kingdom story in Genesis 1–11 2016-06-17
Kingdom of God How can you say God reigns? 2016-09-22
Kingdom of God Questions 2016-04-25
Kingdom of God The kingdom in the Old Testament 2016-10-03
Kingdom of God Matthew’s main message 2016-11-21
Kingdom of God Trump and the kingdom of God 2016-11-12
Kingdom of God One ruler can bring humanity home 2016-12-12
Kingdom of God Kingdom of God. or kingdom of heaven? 2016-12-30
Kingdom of God The kingdom story so far 2017-05-05
Kingdom of God Short Video: The Gospel of the Kingdom 2017-01-02
Kingdom of God As true as our king 2017-03-10
Kingdom of God What is seeking the kingdom? 2017-05-01
Kingdom of God Why this blog? 2016-04-23
Kingdom of God The “Aha” moment 2016-04-29
Lament Lament and hope: when life feels patchy 2020-03-30
Leadership Shepherds, good and bad (Zechariah 10) 2021-05-25
Leadership Leadership is supporting people, not social climbing (Matthew 23:1-12) 2021-02-03
Leadership How serving can ransom many (Matthew 20:28) 2020-11-04
Leadership Jesus’ relational intelligence (Matthew 15:10-20) 2020-06-22
Leadership A courier for God’s house (Ephesians 6:21-22) 2020-05-13
Leadership The scandal of George Pell 2019-02-26
Leadership Those mega-church scandals 2019-02-01
Leadership ‘Shepherds After My Own Heart’ 2017-10-04
Leadership How the Shepherd gathers his sheep 2017-10-06
Liberation What does it mean to believe? 2018-08-27
Liberation Jesus’ liberating kingship 2018-01-29
Liberation Kingdom work: the last 150 years 2019-02-25
Liberation How serving can ransom many (Matthew 20:28) 2020-11-04
Light Distinctively God’s kingdom: salt and light 2017-02-13
Light Are Christians the moral police? 2017-02-15
Light Who is the light of the world? 2017-02-17
Light Light and dark (Ephesians 5:8-14) 2020-03-02
Liturgy Kingdomtide 2016-08-26
Love Genuine love 2019-05-14
Love Identity in community 2021-04-16
Love Loving God and people (Matthew 22:34-40) 2021-01-25
Love How do you love God? 2020-05-25
Love The divine romance (Ephesians 5:31-32) 2020-04-15
Love How should we do church? 2019-08-29
Love Discovering church while there’s no church 2020-04-01
Love of God God and his world (John 3:16) 2019-02-11
Love of God God’s gift to the world (John 3:16) 2019-02-13
Love of God How do you love God? 2020-05-25
Magnificat Mary’s Christmas message 2019-12-13
Marriage Divorce 2017-03-08
Marriage Supporting families during lockdown 2020-04-03
Marriage At home with the gospel (Ephesians 5:21-33) 2020-04-13
Marriage The divine romance (Ephesians 5:31-32) 2020-04-15
Marriage Can I have a divorce? (Matthew 19:1-12) 2020-09-23
Marriage Can there be a resurrection when our relationships are so messy? (Matthew 22:23-33) 2021-01-20
Mercy Meditating on mercy 2017-08-30
Mercy Where did Jesus learn mercy? 2017-09-01
Millennium God’s kingdom and the millennium 2017-12-18
Miracles The message of Jesus’ miracles 2018-02-16
Mission God’s kingdom and the church 2018-01-05
Mission True believers, in the land of Oz 2017-07-10
Mission On a mission 2016-09-16
Mission The kingdom story in Genesis 1–11 2016-06-17
Mission Abraham’s life: a summary 2016-09-26
Mission Friend of the king 2016-08-12
Money The focus of your life 2017-04-24
Money The camel that won’t go through (Matthew 19:23-26) 2020-10-07
Money The joy of serving (Matthew 25:14-30) 2021-03-17
Moses The Moses connection 2018-05-23
Moses The Moses connection (Matthew 17:2-8) 2020-08-07
Moses Zechariah’s hope of kingdom restoration (Zechariah 1–2) 2021-04-21
Movies Does the church have a future? 2018-08-13
Mystery Good mysteries have a reveal (Ephesians 3:2-6) 2019-09-27
Names of God What about those who’ve never heard the name? 2016-08-01
Names of God The Lord of hosts (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-14
Names of God Revealing the ruler: God Shaddai 2016-08-03
Names of God Who was Melchizedek? 2016-07-08
Names of God Living among people who don’t recognize God 2016-11-04
New Year What does 2019 hold for you? 2019-01-01
Obedience Who’s the obedient son? (Matthew 21:28-32) 2020-12-21
Parable What’s the value of God’s reign? 2018-04-27
Parable Missing the wedding (Matthew 25:1-13) 2021-03-15
Parable Called or chosen? (Matthew 22:8-14) 2021-01-07
Parable The wedding of the king’s son (Matthew 22:1-7) 2021-01-05
Parable The authority of stories (Matthew 21) 2020-12-18
Parable Why parables? Jesus’ answer 2019-08-07
Parable Why parables? 2019-08-05
Parable Trained for kingdom business 2018-05-04
Parable Discovering what counts 2018-04-25
Parable Parables help us get our bearings 2018-04-20
Parable Infecting the world with good 2018-04-18
Parable The little seed that filled the world 2018-04-16
Parable What about the weeds in God’s world? 2018-04-13
Parable Calling all creatives 2018-04-11
Parable Who was the sower? 2018-04-09
Parable Restoration — the Guildford Hotel 2016-06-12
Parable The joy of serving (Matthew 25:14-30) 2021-03-17
Parable Parables of the king 2018-04-06
Parenting Raising children (Ephesians 6:1-4) 2020-04-17
Partnership Who establishes God’s kingdom? 2018-08-15
Passover Significance of Passover 2018-10-15
Pastoral Care Managing criticism 2017-09-06
Pastoral Care The king understands his people 2017-09-08
Pastoral Care Relationship with God 2020-01-17
Pastoral Care Trusting God’s love when life hurts 2020-07-16
Peace Peace in troubled times 2020-03-19
Peace Peace and grace: the greeting that can deliver (Ephesians 6:23-24) 2020-05-15
Peace The gospel of peace (Ephesians 6:15) 2019-09-25
Peace Good news of peace (Ephesians 2:11-22) 2019-09-20
Peace A disarmed kingdom 2017-10-27
Peace One ruler can bring humanity home 2016-12-12
Peace Living among people who don’t recognize God 2016-11-04
Peace When running is bad for your health 2016-10-26
Peace How will the nations respond? 2016-07-11
Peace Isaac: the next kingdom representative 2016-10-10
Peace Living at peace in a troubled world 2016-09-02
Peace How does he kingdom come? 2017-01-30
Peace The king is coming (Zechariah 9) 2021-05-19
Persecution Conflict of kingdoms 2017-02-06
Persecution Living in the cross-hairs 2019-07-17
Pesher How Jonah inspired Jesus 2018-03-21
Piety The three monkeys, or the Lion King? 2019-07-22
Plagues When Egypt lost its heirs 2018-10-12
Plagues When everything’s gone and the lights go out 2018-10-10
Plagues Seventh plague: God’s big purpose 2018-09-19
Plagues Purpose of the plagues 2018-09-14
Plagues Six demonstrations of divine kingship 2018-09-17
Podcast “The NT in its world”: free podcasts 2020-09-07
Podcast What is faith? (podcast) (Matthew 8:5-13) 2020-06-27
Podcast Daniel: Who’s running the world? (podcast) 2020-06-06
Podcast Jesus’ authority as King (podcast) (Matthew 7:21-29) 2020-06-20
Podcast The world is God’s kingdom (podcast) (Genesis 1–11) 2020-05-02
Podcast Beatitudes: blessings from the king (podcast) 2020-06-13
Podcast Joseph: servant of the king (podcast) (Genesis 37–50) 2020-05-23
Podcast Abraham and the obstacles to God’s kingdom (podcast) (Genesis 12–25) 2020-05-09
Podcast Why I’m seeking the kingdom (podcast) 2020-04-25
Podcast Shaking the chains at Philippi (podcast) (Acts 16:16-40) 2020-04-19
Podcast Jacob and the kingdom of God (podcast) (Genesis 25–36) 2020-05-16
Podcast How to approach the Book of Revelation 2020-05-30
Politics That taxing question (Matthew 22:17-22) 2021-01-13
Politics Who are the rulers of Ephesians 3:10? 2019-10-09
Politics Should Christians support or oppose Trump’s impeachment? 2019-12-22
Politics Kingdom lifestyle: submitting to each other (Ephesians 5:21) 2020-03-26
Politics Why doesn’t the Bible condemn bad rulers? (Ephesians 6:10-20) 2020-05-04
Politics Don’t expect our politicians to be gods 2019-05-08
Politics Daniel: Who’s running the world? (podcast) 2020-06-06
Politics How should we treat the rulers of this world? 2019-03-13
Politics Should Christians pay tax? 2021-01-18
Politics Christ and the rulers of this world 2020-05-06
Politics Who is the saviour of the world? 2016-12-20
Politics Earthly government 2016-06-03
Politics What kind of society do Aussies want? 2019-05-20
Politics One ruler can bring humanity home 2016-12-12
Politics The kingdom and prophetic engagement: speaking truth to power? 2017-12-08
Politics God’s kingdom and politics 2017-12-15
Politics How does justice come? 2018-05-14
Politics Who will save us? 2018-09-24
Politics Does God authorize governments? 2018-09-26
Politics Activism: confronting the powers 2019-03-11
Politics Trump and the kingdom of God 2016-11-12
Power What do you fear? 2018-07-27
Power What’s your kingdom vision? (Matthew 20:20-23) 2020-10-26
Power How to receive Christ (Matthew 18:1-5) 2020-08-21
Power Peter as pope? (Matthew 16:18-19) 2020-07-08
Power The powerful God who reigns in weakness 2020-01-25
Power How human rule goes bad 2018-07-25
Power How does justice come? 2018-05-14
Power A tale of two kings 2018-05-21
Power Clash of kingdoms 2017-10-20
Power Acknowledging Jesus as Lord 2017-06-09
Power Those mega-church scandals 2019-02-01
Power How Jesus overcomes the world’s power problem 2019-02-04
Prayer The Lord’s Prayer as Jesus’ kingdom vision 2018-11-22
Prayer Binding and loosing (Matthew 16:19) 2020-07-13
Prayer Staying in touch with our king (Ephesians 6:18-20) 2020-05-11
Prayer Peace in troubled times 2020-03-19
Prayer Why call God ‘Father’? 2017-12-01
Prayer Why kneel? 2017-06-19
Prayer The Lord’s Prayer 2017-04-12
Prayer What is prayer? 2017-04-10
Prayer Praying for Muslims during Ramadan 2016-06-07
Prayer Discovering God’s army 2016-10-28
Prayer God stands with his flawed people 2016-08-29
Prayer Arguing with God 2016-08-15
Prayer Knocking on heaven’s door 2017-05-31
Prayer Lament and hope: when life feels patchy 2020-03-30
Predestination The destiny God has planned for us (Ephesians 1:1-4) 2019-09-02
Presence How far does the kingdom of God extend? 2016-05-23
Presence The king is in community (Matthew 18:18-20) 2020-09-14
Presence The king in the cloud 2018-10-17
Presence Partnering with God 2018-08-08
Presence Greater than the temple? 2018-02-09
Presence Our king among us 2016-11-28
Presence Immanuel 2016-11-25
Presence Jacob’s dream: a portal between heaven and earth 2016-10-17
Presence God shows up 2016-06-29
Presence Was Eden God’s palace? 2016-05-11
Presence The king’s visit 2016-08-10
Pride Humility 2018-10-03
Priesthood Priest of the restored kingdom (Zechariah 3) 2021-04-23
Priesthood Who wears the crown? (Zechariah 6) 2021-04-30
Priesthood Jesus’ priestly purification 2016-12-21
Prophecy Who wears the crown? (Zechariah 6) 2021-04-30
Prophecy A cleansed, non-prophet kingdom? (Zechariah 13:1-6) 2021-07-09
Prophecy How Jesus fulfils the prophets (Zechariah 8) 2021-05-07
Prophecy Messiahs and their prophets (Matthew 24:23-25) 2021-02-17
Prophecy Jesus in the Psalms? 2019-08-02
Prophecy God’s spokesman 2018-08-17
Prophecy The kingdom and prophetic engagement: speaking truth to power? 2017-12-08
Prophecy The Day of the Lord (video) 2017-05-03
Prophecy Matthew 1–5 reveals Jesus fulfilling Torah 2017-01-20
Prophecy A voice in the wild 2016-12-14
Prophecy Was Abram a prophet? 2016-07-15
Prophecy Jesus fulfils what? 2016-12-05
Prophecy God stands with his flawed people 2016-08-29
Prophecy Trump and the kingdom of God 2016-11-12
Prophecy What God decrees for his people (Zechariah 12:1-9) 2021-06-18
Prophecy The produce defines the tree 2017-06-07
Providence Divine control? 2016-07-27
Providence Stressed about your social standing? 2017-04-26
Providence Was Eden God’s palace? 2016-05-11
Providence Who is God? 2016-05-06
Questions Asking good questions 2017-06-16
Questions Jesus the questioner 2017-12-29
Quietism ‘Stand still and see the salvation of the Lord’ 2018-10-24
Rationale The kingdom theme: piecing it together 2016-09-28
Rationale And now for something completely different? 2020-08-03
Rationale What’s the Bible’s main theme? 2018-04-23
Rationale What is the kingdom of God? 2019-07-26
Rationale So what is the kingdom? 2017-12-06
Rationale A present or future kingdom? 2016-05-02
Rationale Why this blog? 2016-04-23
Rationale The “Aha” moment 2016-04-29
Rationale Why didn’t Jesus define the kingdom? 2016-04-27
Rationale Questions 2016-04-25
Rationale Reading with a kingdom perspective 2016-05-04
Rationale Why I’m seeking the kingdom (podcast) 2020-04-25
Reconciliation Enemy love 2017-03-15
Reconciliation The one they pierced (Zechariah 12:10-14) 2021-07-05
Reconciliation How far do you push for reconciliation? (Matthew 18:15-17) 2020-09-09
Reconciliation No place for the devil (Ephesians 4:27) 2020-02-18
Reconciliation Processing offence (Ephesians 4:26) 2020-02-13
Reconciliation The folly of the cross 2018-08-31
Reconciliation Who is our enemy? 2017-03-20
Reconciliation Reconciliation or retribution? What do you want? 2017-02-27
Reconciliation Jacob’s reconciliatory gift 2016-10-31
Reconciliation When running is bad for your health 2016-10-26
Reconciliation What I learned from Djuki Mala 2018-02-26
Red Sea When the threat of force sinks under its own weight 2018-10-26
Red Sea When it feels like a dead end 2018-10-22
Rejection How does Jesus become king? 2018-05-09
Rejection Why have you forsaken me? 2020-01-06
Religions Why suffering? 2019-06-24
Repentance Why are the people of earth mourning? (Matthew 24:30-31) 2021-02-26
Repentance Jacob’s new direction 2016-10-21
Repentance A king announced by a prophet 2016-12-19
Repentance Forgiveness of sins 2019-01-28
Repentance Heading the right way? 2019-03-27
Repentance Thieves vs philanthropists (Ephesians 4:28) 2020-02-20
Repentance Responding to the good news 2020-04-10
Rest Time to rest 2019-12-26
Rest Giving God’s world rest 2018-02-14
Rest The blessing of rest 2018-02-05
Rest Should we keep the Sabbath on Saturday or Sunday? 2018-02-02
Rest Invitation to rest 2018-01-26
Rest Jesus’ liberating kingship 2018-01-29
Resurrection How Jonah inspired Jesus 2018-03-21
Resurrection The God who raises the dead (Matthew 22:31-32) 2021-01-22
Resurrection Can there be a resurrection when our relationships are so messy? (Matthew 22:23-33) 2021-01-20
Resurrection Where’s God’s justice in an unjust world? 2017-11-01
Resurrection What difference does the resurrection make? (Easter Sunday) 2018-04-01
Resurrection Questions take you deeper (Ephesians 2) 2019-09-23
Revelation Of God Jacob’s dream: a portal between heaven and earth 2016-10-17
Revelation Of God A royal encounter 2018-08-06
Reversal The other side of “blessed” 2017-01-27
Reversal Humanity untwisted: the joy of the Beatitudes 2017-02-03
Reversal Picturing new heavens/earth 2018-06-30
Reversal Son of man enthroned (Matthew 19:27-30) 2020-10-09
Reversal Working in God’s vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16) 2020-10-21
Righteous Righteous people? 2017-11-27
Romance Rebekah’s romance 2016-09-21
Romance Transformative justice (Romans 12:9-21) 2021-07-02
Sabbath The blessing of rest 2018-02-05
Sabbath The king who gives rest 2018-02-07
Sabbath Giving God’s world rest 2018-02-14
Sabbath Time to rest 2019-12-26
Sabbath Should we keep the Sabbath on Saturday or Sunday? 2018-02-02
Sacrifice Where did Jesus learn mercy? 2017-09-01
Sacrifice Why did God test Abraham? 2016-09-09
Sacrifice What worship pleases God? 2019-04-22
Sacrifice The party God 2018-08-29
Sacrifice Jehovah Jireh 2016-09-12
Sacrifice Why did Abraham plan to kill his son? 2016-09-05
Sacrifice When running is bad for your health 2016-10-26
Sacrifice The binding of Isaac 2016-09-07
Salt Salt of the earth 2017-02-08
Salt Distinctively God’s kingdom: salt and light 2017-02-13
Salt Are Christians the moral police? 2017-02-15
Salvation The king who comes in peace (Matthew 21:1-9) 2020-11-11
Salvation Jesus as Saviour 2020-01-20
Salvation Saviour of the world 2020-01-22
Salvation The powerful God who reigns in weakness 2020-01-25
Salvation Solving the world’s problems 2020-05-18
Salvation The camel that won’t go through (Matthew 19:23-26) 2020-10-07
Salvation The counter-intuitive wisdom of the cross 2019-04-15
Salvation Hosanna: the king who saves his realm (Matthew 21:6-9) 2020-11-13
Salvation Priest of the restored kingdom (Zechariah 3) 2021-04-23
Salvation Out of darkness 2018-02-28
Salvation Tyrants or tempests? From what does Jesus save? (Matthew 14:22-33) 2020-06-12
Salvation Who is the saviour of the world? 2016-12-20
Salvation The saviour revealed 2018-09-05
Salvation The significant song 2018-10-29
Salvation What is the gospel? (Tim Healy) 2016-11-15
Salvation Why the right eye? 2017-03-06
Salvation Tim Healy, “What is the gospel?” (reprise) 2017-10-25
Salvation God’s kingdom and salvation 2018-01-08
Salvation When it feels worse 2018-09-03
Salvation Does the church have a future? 2018-08-13
Salvation Salvation is bigger than you think 2018-09-10
Salvation Who will save us? 2018-09-24
Sanctification Fitted for a crown 2018-07-17
Satan No place for the devil (Ephesians 4:27) 2020-02-18
Satan “Get behind me, Satan” (Matthew 16:20-23) 2020-07-24
Shepherd Voice of an under-shepherd 2017-04-07
Shepherd Shepherds, good and bad (Zechariah 10) 2021-05-25
Shepherd Thirty pieces of silver (Zechariah 11:12-13) 2021-05-31
Shepherd Is God a good Shepherd if we have bad shepherds? (Zechariah 11) 2021-05-29
Shepherd The shepherd’s heart (Matthew 18:12-14) 2020-09-04
Shepherd The good shepherd 2018-01-10
Shepherd How the Shepherd gathers his sheep 2017-10-06
Shepherd Jesus our shepherd 2017-09-20
Shepherd ‘Shepherds After My Own Heart’ 2017-10-04
Sin Why exile? (Zechariah 5) 2021-04-28
Sin Why did Jesus die? (Matthew 26:1-5) 2021-03-29
Sin Original kingdom, or original sin? (Matthew 19:14) 2020-09-30
Sin Solving the world’s problems 2020-05-18
Sin Forgiveness of sins 2019-01-28
Sin The good news, without the blame 2019-01-16
Sin What’s the unforgivable sin? 2018-03-02
Sin When did Jesus label people “sinners”? 2017-08-25
Sin What about sin? 2017-08-09
Sin What was the sin of Sodom? 2016-08-22
Sin The scandal of George Pell 2019-02-26
Sin Those mega-church scandals 2019-02-01
Sinner When did Jesus label people “sinners”? 2017-08-25
Sinner The naughty child story 2018-04-04
Sinner What’s with tax collectors? 2017-08-21
Small group resource How do you love God? 2020-05-25
Social Pressure Coping with social pressure 2018-01-22
Social Pressure Personal identity and social influence (Matthew 22:15-18) 2021-01-11
Son of David Hosanna: the king who saves his realm (Matthew 21:6-9) 2020-11-13
Son of David Personal Saviour or Son of David? 2017-09-11
Son of David Defective and immature people in God’s house? (Matthew 21:14-16) 2020-11-23
Son of David The king who comes in peace (Matthew 21:1-9) 2020-11-11
Son of David Regaining the good news of Jesus’ kingship 2020-11-09
Son of David Jesus’ most overt kingship claim 2018-03-23
Son of David See, Son of David! (Matthew 20:29-34) 2020-11-06
Son of man Zenos on Son of Man 2018-09-12
Son of man The coming of the son of man (Matthew 24:26-27) 2021-02-19
Son of man Son of man: suffering king (Matthew 16:21–17:23) 2020-08-17
Son of man Jesus’ paradoxical path to power (Matthew 16:27-28) 2020-07-29
Son of man Son of Man in Enoch 2017-07-24
Son of man Son of Man (5-min video) 2018-12-30
Son of man What’s your view of humans? 2017-08-02
Son of man The homeless king 2017-07-31
Son of man Son of Man in Ezekiel 2017-07-26
Son of man Son of Man in Daniel 2017-07-21
Son of man Jesus’ authority on earth 2017-08-16
Son of man Introducing the Son of Man 2017-07-17
Son of man Jesus, the son of man 2017-07-28
Sonship God’s firstborn son 2018-08-22
Sonship What does ‘Son of God’ mean (Matthew 16:16)? 2019-07-31
Sovereignty of God The destiny God has planned for us (Ephesians 1:1-4) 2019-09-02
Sovereignty of God Guilt, or good news? 2019-01-14
Sovereignty of God Jesus in the Psalms? (Psalm 8) 2020-12-07
Sovereignty of God Divine sovereignty and human suffering (Zechariah 14:1-5) 2021-07-21
Sovereignty of God All the kingdoms of the world 2017-01-11
Sovereignty of God God’s firstborn son 2018-08-22
Sovereignty of God Your God is too small 2016-09-30
Sovereignty of God Who is God? 2016-05-06
Sovereignty of God Romans: opening and closing theme 2016-08-24
Spiritual Warfare Using God’s armour (Ephesians 6:13-17) 2020-04-29
Spiritual Warfare Sword of the Spirit (Ephesians 6:17) 2020-05-01
Spiritual Warfare When did God wear armour? (Ephesians 6:11) 2020-04-27
Spiritual Warfare The armour of God (Ephesians 6:10-17) 2020-04-24
Spiritual Warfare Who are the rulers of Ephesians 3:10? 2019-10-09
Spiritual Warfare The kingdom and spiritual warfare 2017-12-21
Submission Kingdom lifestyle: submitting to each other (Ephesians 5:21) 2020-03-26
Submission Why doesn’t the Bible condemn slavery? (Ephesians 6:5-9) 2020-04-22
Substance Abuse Happiness without harm (Ephesians 5:15-20) 2020-03-16
Suffering Are we worse off if we live unselfishly? (Matthew 18:7-10) 2020-08-29
Suffering The binding of Isaac 2016-09-07
Suffering How can you say God reigns? 2016-09-22
Suffering When you get hurt 2016-11-07
Suffering Strike the shepherd (Zechariah 13:7-9) 2021-07-12
Suffering What’s your kingdom vision? (Matthew 20:20-23) 2020-10-26
Suffering The Elijah connection (Matthew 17:2-13) 2020-08-10
Suffering Trusting God’s love when life hurts 2020-07-16
Suffering Shaking the chains at Philippi (podcast) (Acts 16:16-40) 2020-04-19
Suffering Peace in troubled times 2020-03-19
Suffering Making sense of suffering when Christ is king (Ephesians 3:1) 2019-10-02
Suffering Why suffering? 2019-06-24
Suffering Advancing forcefully or suffering violence? 2018-01-19
Suffering The kingdom and personal power: more than conquerors? 2017-12-13
Suffering Like our teacher 2017-10-23
Suffering An unknown from nowhere 2016-12-09
Suffering God as asylum seeker 2016-12-07
Suffering Identity in community 2021-04-16
Summary The kingdom in the Old Testament 2016-10-03
Summary Exodus: God’s kingdom established 2018-07-21
Summary Parables of the king 2018-04-06
Summary What’s the Bible’s main theme? 2018-04-23
Temple The fall of the Jerusalem temple (Matthew 24:15-28) 2021-02-12
Temple Zechariah’s hope of kingdom restoration (Zechariah 1–2) 2021-04-21
Temple Why did Jesus overturn the temple? (Matthew 21:12-13) 2020-11-19
Temple Greater than the temple? 2018-02-09
Ten Commandments What the heart speaks (Matthew 15:10-20) 2020-06-24
Ten Commandments Divorce 2017-03-08
Ten Commandments Do the Ten Commandments apply to Christians? 2017-02-22
Ten Commandments If you’re angry, are you a killer? 2017-02-24
Ten Commandments Feeling guilty 2017-03-01
Testing When power is tempting 2017-01-06
Testing Putting God on the spot 2017-01-09
Testing All the kingdoms of the world 2017-01-11
Testing The Spirit led Jesus to be tested? 2017-01-04
Testing Why did God test Abraham? 2016-09-09
Thankfulness Thanks for the feedback 2019-02-22
Theodicy Divine sovereignty and human suffering (Zechariah 14:1-5) 2021-07-21
Theodicy Is God a good Shepherd if we have bad shepherds? (Zechariah 11) 2021-05-29
Theodicy The powerful God who reigns in weakness 2020-01-25
Theodicy Pharaoh’s hard heart 2018-10-01
Theodicy Why doesn’t God sort it out? 2018-05-02
Tour Visit Israel with us 2016-10-07
Tribulation The tribulation and Jesus’ kingship (Matthew 24:9-30) 2021-02-15
Triumphalism Advancing forcefully or suffering violence? 2018-01-19
Truth The truth about lying (Ephesians 4:25) 2020-02-11
Two ways A rock worth building on 2017-06-12
Two ways The less obvious way 2017-06-05
Unanswered Prayer Disillusioned with Jesus? 2018-01-15
Unevangelized What about those who’ve never heard the name? 2016-08-01
Unevangelized How did the magi find Jesus? 2016-12-02
Unevangelized Good mysteries have a reveal (Ephesians 3:2-6) 2019-09-27
Unity Can the kingdom gospel bring us together? [Repost] 2019-03-01
Value What’s the value of God’s reign? 2018-04-27
Value When ‘good’ leads you to ‘great’ (Matthew 19:16-22) 2020-10-05
Value Discovering what counts 2018-04-25
Victory Abraham and the obstacles to God’s kingdom (podcast) (Genesis 12–25) 2020-05-09
Victory The kingdom and personal power: more than conquerors? 2017-12-13
Video Why do Christians have Communion? (video) 2017-07-14
Violence Supporting families during lockdown 2020-04-03
Violence Sex and power (Ephesians 5:1–5) 2020-02-26
Violence The scent of your words (Ephesians 4:29 – 5:2) 2020-02-24
Vow Jacob’s new direction 2016-10-21
Warfare Discovering God’s army 2016-10-28
Warfare Why war? 2016-06-13
Warfare The Spirit led Jesus to be tested? 2017-01-04
Warfare Who is our enemy? 2017-03-20
Warfare Should Christians go to war? 2018-09-28
Warfare Jesus on war: pacifism, or just war? 2019-07-15
Warfare A different Anzac Day 2020-04-20
Warfare His kingdom in a violent world 2017-03-17
Warfare The threat of war 2016-07-06
Wedding That royal wedding message 2018-05-19
Wedding Called or chosen? (Matthew 22:8-14) 2021-01-07
Wedding The wedding of the king’s son (Matthew 22:1-7) 2021-01-05
Wedding Missing the wedding (Matthew 25:1-13) 2021-03-15
Wisdom The folly of the cross 2018-08-31
Wisdom How human rule goes bad 2018-07-25
Wisdom Sheep among wolves 2017-10-13
Worship How to glorify God? 2020-05-27
Worship What worship pleases God? 2019-04-22
Writing Tips from a top blog 2018-04-03
YHWH Should Christians use the divine name? 2017-11-29
YHWH The saviour revealed 2018-09-05
Yoke Invitation to rest 2018-01-26
Yoke Jesus’ liberating kingship 2018-01-29