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…
…He will guide you into all truth… (John 16, 13) Pentecost is the culmination of the ‘Gift that keeps on giving’ - it has brought us into being as image-bearers…

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’…

Patriotism: Is it Enough?

23. April 2017
‘…We, by contrast, are citizens of heaven…’ (Philippians 3, 20a) Today is St George’s Day when we are to celebrate the life of England’s patron saint. A Roman soldier, of…

He Has Gone Before Us

16. April 2017
‘…But after I am raised I shall go ahead of you into Galilee…’ (Matthew 26, 32). ‘…”Do not be afraid”, Jesus told them, “Go and take word to my brothers…
‘…In the richness of His Grace God has lavished on us all wisdom and insight…’ (Ephesians 1, 8). ‘Hosanna, blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord…’…
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