• Since Eden God Has Not Rested

    8 August, 2017

    On the seventh day God rested. Well - did He really, for how long? This restless Father can no more leave His child in sin than deny Himself. The conviction of sin is an eternal mercy from Heaven. The consciousness of guilt is sign of a Divine restlessness to stir the soul. My Father will not rest…...[read more]

  • There Are Not Two Christs#

    30 March, 2017

    A Christian's soul battles his heart. His soul suggests righteousness while his heart stresses indulgence. Hudson Taylor held tightly to his soul's suggestions. He wrote: "There is a needs be for us to give ourselves for the life of the world - as Jesus too gave His flesh... An…...[read more]

  • A Grandma's Justice - New York Style#

    23 March, 2017

    In the winter of 1935, the United States reeled from the throes of the Great Depression. Fiorello La Guardia presided as New York's mayor during those dark days. He was completely unpredictable, a man full of surprises. On a most miserable evening he attended a night court within one of New…...[read more]

  • The Substance of a Christian Man

    5 October, 2016

    Don't drag the flag of God in the earth! Put it up and don't bring shame upon it! Set your face like a soldier to overcome. (Charles Thomas Studd) C.T. Studd murmured to his divine lover on his death bed at Ibamabi in the Belgian Congo until 10:30pm on May 16 1931. His final withering gasp…...[read more]

  • The Lost Cord of Early Christians

    25 September, 2016

    The year was 1925, the setting was the Belgian Congo. C.T. Studd sat in an exhausted solitude well beyond much western Christian imagination and wrote: Sometimes I feel and especially of late, that my cross is heavy beyond endurance... my heart seems worn out and bruised beyond repair, and in my…...[read more]

  • Are You Called To Forsake All?

    4 September, 2016

    As C.T. Studd (1860-1931) ploughed forward in unforgiving African jungles he spilled his heart in ink: I am more than ever determined that no ring nor limit shall be placed around us, other than that of our Lord Himself, 'To the uttermost parts', To every creature'... The difficulty…...[read more]

  • Two Rows by the Sea#

    31 August, 2015

    In February this year the gruesome beheadings of 21 young Egyptian Christians in Libya presented a sober opportunity for the Gospel in Egypt, where Christians and Muslims became united in grief over the slaughter of their countrymen. Two rows of men walked the shore of the sea, On a day when…...[read more]

  • The Illusion of Power*

    25 June, 2015

    We very often believe that in order to serve others, to share the good news of Jesus, we need to become powerful in an earthly sense. It might well be that we seek such power for good reasons. We figure that we can best serve God from a position of power - we would be wrong! Note - when Jesus sent…...[read more]

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