18 October 2017

“…and finally.”

They honestly never expected it, not one of them, not even His closest friends. As far as they were concerned it was over, He was dead, buried, no more. They’d seen Him bow His head and give up the ghost, they knew that Joseph of Arimathea … [Read more...]

“ … and finally.”

I read somewhere that the last part of the memory to go is the bit that remembers songs we learned even as a child. Now don’t quote me on that because I can’t remember what book I read it in and can’t check it, memory starting to go you see, but it … [Read more...]

The Parent, The Princess And The Plan

There is a picture in a children’s Bible story book. It is of a wide, fast flowing river, crocodiles prowl its waters expectantly, here and there rocks loom ominously and in the middle a tiny craft bobs precariously. As you look closer you can see a … [Read more...]

“ … and finally.”

There is one story above all in the Bible that demonstrates the devotion and patience of love. It is the story of Jacob and his love for Rachel. The years he had to work to secure her as his bride “seemed to him but a few days.” And yet there is … [Read more...]

“… and finally.”

Put yourself in those women’s shoes just for a minute. They had followed the Saviour as He travelled the land, ministering to His practical needs. And then the unthinkable had happened, the One whom they loved, the One who had healed the sick, walked … [Read more...]

“… and finally.”

38 And coming up at that very hour she began to give thanks to God and to speak of him to all who were waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem. (Luke 2:38 ESV) Never in her wildest dreams did she think that this day would be the beginning of a … [Read more...]

“… and finally.”

You’ve often heard it said, ‘the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’, and from what I’m told the path to earning this characteristic starts early in life. Boys are hungry beings and judging by the stories my friends tell me, that would … [Read more...]

“…and finally.”

Pineapples. That’s what she was vexed about. “I just don’t see why we should have pineapples at the Harvest Thanksgiving. They don’t grow here; we don’t harvest them, so why should they be on the harvest table? They just don’t belong!” We humans … [Read more...]

What is that causes the Christian to rejoice?

What is it that causes the Christian to rejoice?One can only imagine the anguish when Horatio Spafford received the telegram from his wife, Saved Alone. Those two simple words told him his four beautiful daughters had drowned at sea. Out of that … [Read more...]