Triumphant Tweets

Tweets” at their best are a brief, concise, memorable, pithy summary and statement of a position that one believes and holds to be significant

At worst, they are a simplistic, opiniated and nonsensical reduction of a complex issue to less than 120 words.

As Christians we should be able to express succinctly and well our faith in a tweet.

We also need to both defend or our faith and argue persuasively for it in a substantial debate.

This monthly series of “Triumphant Tweets” is intended to give us examples of concise expressions of what we believe and why. You are free to use them as you wish, as personal reflection, home group study or in family studies.

They set out to be encouraging and to help us reflect on what is means to belong to Jesus.

Triumphant Tweet: March 2018

 “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10: 36

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” Socrates (died 399BC)

Gluttony is one of the seven deadly sins. Why deadly? Because it can distract you from God and make you unhealthy so that you can’t serve him fully. It makes us want more, to try the latest burger – or autumn fashion accessory. Healthy, enough, tasty washed down with a glass of gratitude should do the trick.”

Don’t forget to celebrate good food and good company when the right occasion arises though.”


February 2018 tweet: Sex is amazing and awesome


There are three things too amazing for me, four things that I do not understand,

the way of an eagle in the sky,

the way of a snake on a rock,

the way of a ship on the high seas,

and the way of a man with a young woman”. Proverbs 31:18-19

Anyone who has seen an eagle flying effortlessly through the sky, or a snake sliding across a rock to bask in the sun, even just on TV, knows how simply beautiful and spectacular those sights are. Their movement is sheer poetry in motion. Sex is an amazing art and a a wonderful work of art. It is a gift given by God to two people to express their love for one another. I wish Solomon hadn’t mentioned the ship though. I get the point, but it reminds me of getting sea-sick. Maybe Solomon means that we should choose our times well when we go sailing and check the weather before we set out.