Blog Profile / What Is So Amazing About Grace?

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Sweeter than honey

The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul;the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple;the precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart;the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes;the fear of...Show More Summary

Blotted Out

Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be BLOTTED OUT, 20 that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord - Acts 3:19-20Blotted out =ObliteratedDestroyedErasedWiped outAnnialatedCanceledEradicatedExpungedExterminatedWe have a strange illusion that mere time cancels sin. Show More Summary

Finding a fathers joy

But many of the priests and Levites and heads of fathers’ houses, old men who had seen the first house, wept with a loud voice when they saw the foundation of this house being laid, though many shouted aloud for joy - Ezra 3:12MaybeShow More Summary

Where are you?

But the Lord God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?” - Gen 3:9Adam went into hiding from God because he was afraid. Hiding is something we have become very good at. It is often our first reaction.We hide when hurtWe hide...Show More Summary

Trust in his timing

Kicked off the our new teaching series - Draw Near at MKCC on Sunday - Trust in his timing. Click here if you cant see the video. Draw Near - Trust in His Timing from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo. None of us know what the future holds but we know that our God holds the future in his hands. Show More Summary


Starting with Zerubbabel, Jeshua, Nehemiah, Seraiah, Reelaiah, Mordecai, Bilshan, Mispar, Bigvai, Rehum, and Baanah, the Holy Spirit takes time to list, in Ezra 2, every clan or tribe that became the pioneers of a reborn nation.Not only family names but the number in each family in total 42,360. Show More Summary


I have started a new reading plan on YouVersion today - For the Love of God. It will take me on a journey through the book whose words have been gifted to us by God himself. It continues to shape and transform my life, often on my part...Show More Summary

2013 in a nutshell

2013 in no particular order. Turned 50 and celebrated with an amazing family holiday in Florida and partied in my favourite restaurant Seasons 52. Also had Ben Cantelon sing happy birthday to me at MKCC. See the pic below. lol Celebrated being married to the wonderful Nicola Ritchie for 25 years Abbie came of age - 21. Show More Summary

Glory to the new born king

Some Rend Collective Love.Click here if you can't see the video

I shall be satisfied

When I shall see Thy glory face to face,When in Thine arms Thou wilt Thy child embrace,When Thou shalt open all Thy stores of grace,I shall be satisfied. When I shall gaze upon the face of HimWho for me died, with eye no longer dim,And praise Him with the everlasting hymn,I shall be satisfied. - Horatius Bonar

Grace so Glorious

Beneath the cross of Jesus ChristNo shadow remains for shame to hideRedemption shone for all to seePerfection bore our penaltyWith a grace so glorious...Immortal day the veil was tornWhen mercy donned a crown of thornsAs law gave way...Show More Summary

Grace is one-way love

Grace is love that seeks you out when you have nothing to give in return. Grace is love coming at you that has nothing to do with you. Grace is being loved when you are unlovable…. The cliché definition of grace is “unconditional love.” It is a true cliché, for it is a good description of the thing. Show More Summary

The Risk Love Takes

Thanks to Anne Marie Miller for sharing this great poem by Madeleine L’Engle.The Risk of BirthThis is no time for a child to be born,With the earth betrayed by war & hateAnd a comet slashing the sky to warnThat time runs out & the sun...Show More Summary

The Gospel is not meant to make us happy....

Pure Gold - a new video just released by the MLJ Trust of an interview with Dr Martyn Lloyd Jones.The Gospel is not meant to make us is meant to reconcile us to GodClick here if you cant see the video

Thank you and where now for MKCC?

Over the last few Sundays we have seen the fulfilment of many years of prayer as we have seen over 1000 people join with us each Sunday at MKCC.This past Sunday Pastor Mark Sherratt shared our core values at MKCC and cast the visionShow More Summary

A 10,000 year perspective of suffering

An amazing discussion in the goodness of God in suffering by John Piper, Matt Chandler & David Platt."I set out to prepare my people for suffering... I don't know how you rejoice in suffering without a sense of the size and magnificence...Show More Summary

Final whisper.... GAIN!

The Calvinist by John PiperSee him nearing death,Listen to his breath,Through the ebbing pain,Final whisper.... GAIN! The Calvinist from Desiring God on Vimeo.Click here if you can't see the video

For yours is the KINGDOM

I had the total honour of closing out our series, "When you pray say...." at Milton Keynes Christian Centre this past Sunday. For yours is the kingdom the power and the glory for ever and ever amen!Click here if you cant see the video When You Pray Say - Yours is the Kingdom from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo.

All About Jesus

God is known to us most profoundly in the mediatorship of Jesus Christ, and it is through the economic relationship of Father-Son and Son-Spirit that we can glimpse into the Trinity.In creation, God makes the universe in, through, and...Show More Summary

When you pray say: Give us....

I had the opportunity to share the latest message in our series at Milton Keynes Christian Centre - When You Pray Say... (click here if you can't see the video) When You Pray Say - Give us our daily bread from MKCCpreaching on Vimeo. Give us each day our daily bread. Show More Summary

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