• When An Epitaph Failed

    23 January, 2020

    A funny epitaph might read: Here lies fearsome Frank, he bet he could rob a bank. There is an epitaph inscribed on a gravestone in Woolwich Cemetery, London that reads: Sacred to the memory of: MAJOR JAMES BRUSH who was killed by theaccidental dischargeof a pistol byhis orderly14th April 1831…...[read more]

  • Banking Grace

    21 January, 2020

    From the fullness of His grace we have all received one blessing after another. (John 1:16) Grace is the heartbeat of every Christian endeavour. Grace can always be learned, but it is never earned. God does not bank grace, but we can. Grace is an immortal seed, cast across a mortal coil, which…...[read more]

  • Faithfulness Carries Priceless Rewards

    19 January, 2020

    Jonah has always been a metaphor for ill-fortune. Pick me up and throw me into the sea... I know that it is my fault that this great storm has come upon you... then they took Jonah and threw him overboard. (Jonah 1:12-15) As Jonah sunk into an angry Mediterranean surely his mind flooded - how…...[read more]

  • The 1st 'Green Peace'

    16 January, 2020

    They confronted me in the day of my calamity, but the Lord was my support. He brought me out into a broad place; He rescued me, because He delighted in me. (Psalm 18:18-19) As always - God thought and thinks first. Always has, always will. He promoted 'Green Peace' at least three thousand…...[read more]

  • The Meaning of Job's Suffering ~ Part B

    14 January, 2020

    Do not look down on your brother in the day of his misfortune. (Obadiah 12) The book of Job recounts and records the human condition, mans' response to suffering. Suffering is viewed through a crystal clear pane. Men at comfort will assail men in misfortune. Job is a despairing man wrestling…...[read more]

  • The Meaning of Job's Suffering ~ Part A

    12 January, 2020

    Job's Biblical status lives on in history as the measuring line to suffering, only exceeded by the Passion of our Lord. Chapters 1 & 2 tantalise their reader as God permits satan to test the righteous Job. The permission satan receives is a heavenly transaction. Such deals mankind cannot…...[read more]