Tag Archive | faith

Being single in a lonely world

Being single in a lonely world

If we are married, or we are part of a busy family, we may get totally absorbed in our world and we may feel very frazzled by the sheer number of interruptions, ferrying people around, the noise and all the excitement. But spare a thought for single people – whether that singleness is due to […]

[10] Christine Reason: My story, the years 1944 to 1945

[10] Christine Reason: My story, the years 1944 to 1945

When I was living in Rye, my Aunt Rene and Uncle Arch took me to the Baptist church there. His family were all members there. I do not think that I had a deep faith then, but I enjoyed going, and I expect that I absorbed the Bible teaching, without probably realising it. It was […]

Trampled on by a Christian’s selfish ambitions

Trampled on by a Christian’s selfish ambitions

Christian mud slinging: My blog has been very quiet lately – why? The reason is that I have felt very battered and that God’s work in which we were involved in has been snuffed out. The thing that made it really hard to stomach was that it came from a local church leader who wanted […]

[10] Ready to meet God?

[10] Ready to meet God?

50% of the church is NOT ready to meet God according to Jesus’ parable of the ten virgins!   (This article based on Matthew 25:1-13 which is included at the foot of the page) “At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet […]

Jesus the King Part 2 Hate without reason

Jesus the King Part 2 Hate without reason

In some Psalms we can find solitary verses which speak of Jesus. In other Psalms there are large portions devoted to Him, but in Psalm 2, we find that all of it is applicable to King Jesus. “Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their […]

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Every congregation will have it’s own view on what sins are terrible and what isn’t so bad. Here’s an example: One day Paul and Gill (names changed) started to attend the church, and everyone was pleased to see two new faces in the congregation. Everything was going well, but then they said that they were […]

Jesus the Speaking Prophet Part 4

Jesus the Speaking Prophet Part 4

What are the things that Jesus – the speaking prophet – teaches us? Let’s break it down into 3 subjects: [a] Firstly, He teaches us to see into our own hearts The further we are away from God, the less we know of what bad things there are in our hearts. The religious people in […]