Category Archive: The Bible

Seeing for the First Time

John 9: 1-7 – ‘As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither this man nor his parents… Continue reading

Buying Back What Was His

Billy Graham’s wife Ruth grew up as the daughter of a medical missionary in China. One day, a servant took the father aside, and asked him how such a lovely family could have… Continue reading

God’s Releasing Love

Matthew 22: 34-40: 34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus… Continue reading

Waiting

Waiting is such a difficult pastime.   Young people can’t wait to grow up. They can’t wait for the school holidays, or for Christmas day. Others can’t wait for pay-day, or holidays, or… Continue reading

Things Are Getting Worse…

It is a fact of life that often things have to get worse before they get better. I had a friend with a bad knee, but the doctors would not do anything until… Continue reading

Being Good News People

When I was pastoring a Presbyterian church in Los Angeles some years ago I came across a lady called Alice. Alice was a woman in her fifties who had had enough bad news.… Continue reading

The Meaning of Life

There was once a great psychologist by the name of Carl Jung. In an interview shortly before he died, he was reflecting upon the thousands of people who had come to him for… Continue reading

Dealing With Stress Like Jesus Did

Stress is a major issue in our times. It is a measure of our adaptability. Stress demands that we cope with what has arisen. It is seen in the business man running late… Continue reading

The Fruit of the Life of Faith

 Someone once said ‘May all your problems this year be as long lived as your new year’s resolutions’. There is nothing particularly Christian about a new year, but since the Lordship of Christ… Continue reading

Send for the Greeks

The last time I had anything to do with Greeks was at the movies. Our youth camp at West Beach went to see My Big Fat Greek Wedding, and I know a number… Continue reading