with Emily Cobb
A big Aussie hello friend. Welcome to Pursuits of God.

Here we love- we love God, we love each other, we love His word.

Here we grow- we grow in our knowledge of Him, we grow in our understanding of how to navigate the world, we grow together.

I am Emily- wife, mum, avid tea-drinker. I like to treasure pretty things but I am learning even more to treasure the God who created the pretty.

I am thankful- thankful for words, thankful for life, thankful for grace- the undeserved love and favour of God. I am amazed that even in the midst of my self-centred sin, God would pursue me through sending His beloved Son to die my death and rise again proving He was and is God.

I am amazed that He now invites me into restored relationship through His Son. I am challenged that I am offered the opportunity to pursue Him through growing in my knowledge of Him and His word.

Here, I aim to share openly and honestly in order that God would get the glory and people would see Him at work in the marvellous and the mundane.

Join the community as we grow in our pursuit of God together.

Latest on the Blog:

Longings in the Year Ahead

As we begin a new year- what does your heart long for? Acceptance into a uni course? Do you long for a baby of your own to cradle in your arms? Perhaps a husband to do life with? Maybe a promotion in that job you have been tirelessly working in? Or maybe something...

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Immanuel- God with US

Waiting for anything is often a challenge. Whether it is a well-earned holiday, a countdown to Christmas, a promotion or a change in life's circumstances, waiting is something we aren't usually keen to do. Since Adam and Eve took a bite of that fruit, the world has...

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Book Review: “Workship” by Kara Martin

Work brings mixed emotions to the surface in all of us. For some, we think of the colleagues we call friends, the enjoyable chats at the lunch table, the stimulating work, the beautiful children we get to raise at home, the fantastic paycheque. For others of us,...

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Latest on the Podcast:

Episode 2: Kara Martin on Working for the Glory of God

In this episode, I chat with Kara Martin, author of "Workship: How to Use Your Work to Worship God". We talk about the idea of work, a brief theology of work and practical ideas for using your work to worship God. Read my full review of Kara's book here. Links: To...

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Other Places to Find Me:

GoThereFor.com

GoThereFor.com is an online library where gospel-minded Christians can find resources, ideas and encouragement for fulfilling Christ’s commission to make disciples of all peoples.

The Gospel Coalition Australia

TGC AU is a website and organisation similar to its US counterpart. This is a great resource for articles written by Aussies tackling current Australian issues from a theological perspective.

Thinking of God

ToG is an organisation that aims to equip Aussie Christians with articles and resources to encourage them to think more theologically about life.

Growing Faith

Growing Faith is a website with online resource for Christian Parenting Tips, Advice, Articles and Resources.

“…but his delight is in the law of the Lord,
    and on his law he meditates day and night.

He is like a tree
    planted by streams of water
that yields its fruit in its season,
    and its leaf does not wither.
In all that he does, he prospers.”

-Psalm 1:2-3