Jesus calls out to Lazarus

20. August 2017
‘…Lazarus, Come Out…’ (John 11, 44a) When Lazarus walked out of the tomb, Jesus’ instruction to those watching was ‘to take off the grave clothes and let him go’…Those who…
‘…And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid”…’ (Luke 5, 10b) Jesus encountering the fishermen and inviting them to become His followers calls to mind up an interesting question:…

The Call of Samuel

16. July 2017
‘…Then the Lord called, “Samuel, Samuel” and he said, “Here I am”…’ (1 Samuel, 3, 4) ‘…Rekindle the gift of God that is within you…’ (2 Timothy 1, 6b) Samuel…

The Call of Abraham

18. June 2017
‘Go from your country to the land that I will show you’  (Genesis 12:1) Any attempt to be precise with regard to the geography, history and religion of the part…

The Loveliness of God

11. June 2017
‘…As One from whom we hide our faces…’ (Isaiah 53, 3b) Loveliness is a self defining word, defying definition beyond itself. But it has to mean something. In literature its…

The Tenderness of God

28. May 2017
‘…And He had compassion on them…’ (Matthew 14, 14b) In a former life I worked in a steelworks, and one of the processes involved was ‘tempering’ - reducing the ‘hardness’…