'Dare to be a Daniel!' The biblical story on which this song is based inspired Peter Heslam from an early age to live a purpose-driven life characterized by what he calls 'holy worldliness'.
A former Prince Consort once said 'find out the will of God for your day and generation and then, as quickly as possible, get into line’. How can this injunction, reflected in a beer called Guinness, stimulate our purpose?
Charles Wesley's poetic line 'Love's redeeming work is done' gets Peter Heslam asking what the biblical theology it is based on means for ordinary everyday life.
The world is good because of the goodness of God. But all areas of life are marred by the fall. This is exemplified in the story of the Suez Canal and of the final week of Jesus' earthly life.
Our lives have been stripped of many of the things we enjoy. But what really matters? Only one thing, say the Psalmist and Jesus. Read on to discover what that is. It will help you know if you are leading a purposeful life.