God among the sheep tails: Bruce Waltke on the humility and holiness of God, revealed at the burning bush.
…and one other thing that amused me about the use of the Ten Commandments in The West Wing. I’ve watched this episode so many times and can’t believe I never noticed it before! In the Pilot, there’s a scene where Toby, Josh and CJ are meeting with representatives of the religious right, who are angry…
I am currently rewatching The West Wing, whilst also reading Bearing God’s Name by Carmen Joy Imes, which, it turns out, is a pretty good pairing! In Take Out the Trash Day (Season 1, Episode 13), Sam Seaborn has heard about a town in Alabama that proposed to abolish all laws except the Ten Commandments….
Everyone has a dysfunctional closet somewhere in their lives. A closet where Jabba the Hut could be living, and no one would know it. The closet is crammed full of clothes slipping from their hangers, accessories dangling from the shelves, shoes piled in disarray on the floor. It is impossible to tell where one item…
The life of faith took Moses from the Pharaoh’s palace into the wilderness; shunning luxury, and embracing suffering for Christ. In this talk, Liam considers how faith enables us to follow God, into and through times of difficulty. Listen or download audio
The book of Joshua ends with a poignant ceremony in Shechem, a place with a rich history. In this talk Liam looks at Joshua 24 and considers our need for a New Covenant. (mp3)
The people prepare to cross the Jordan, and as with Moses before, the water parts to let them through. In this talk on Joshua 3, Liam considers the themes of consecration, faith, and baptism. (mp3)
What is faith? And how can it help us overcome fear? This talk looks at the story of the spies in Canaan in Numbers 13-14. (mp3)
In this talk, Liam looks at how Moses overcame the Amalekites through prayer and action, and considers how we should respond to the battles that come our way (mp3)
After a series of gruelling plagues, God tells His people to get ready to leave Egypt for good. In this talk, Liam looks at the symbolism of Passover, the Firstborn Son and the Sacrificial Lamb. (mp3)