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Spiritual bankruptcy

Spiritual bankruptcy

Have you ever enjoyed a game of Monopoly? Or should I say, have you ever endured a game or two? It can be exciting if you’ve got a lot of property with hotels and houses. It is also good, if you’ve got some property with a house or two, and therefore you’ve got a slim […]

A testing situation

A testing situation

Many years ago I was kayaking (canoeing), 5 miles out from Clacton in the North Sea. A gale was blowing, and the sea was wild. All the waves had ‘white horses’ on them and that made my slalom canoe terribly difficult to control and keep upright. We had decided to keep together as a pack of […]

Really difficult situations

Really difficult situations

The crowd was packing around Jesus and everybody was jockeying for a better position so they could see Him. During this pandemonium a woman stretched out her hand, she thought: ‘If I just touch His outer garment, THEN I will be healed!’ She had suffered from constant bleeding for 12 years, she was desperate. And she had spent all her […]

Does Genesis fail scientific study? Part 3

Does Genesis fail scientific study? Part 3

Now we come to Day 4 of Creation and the most illogical verses – for the human brain. God now saw it fit to mention the Sun, moon, planets, and stars AFTER light had appeared on day 1 of Creation! But everyone knows that the Sun provides us with energy, heat and light … 

Who do you follow?

Who do you follow?

What celebrity do you follow? Who do you think is great? Perhaps it’s a singer, or an actor, or a sports person. What is it about them that makes you want to be like them? A lot of the attraction for that person can be due to all the advertising and hype. They become amazing because of all […]

Son of a king – A father’s son

Son of a king – A father’s son

(A modern parable written by Jon Howe) A long time ago, in a land not unlike our own, lived a noble and honest King. The King ruled his kingdom with wisdom and honour and expected the same from all the people that lived in his land. At the end of every month he would invite […]

[12] Being consistent, no problem!

[12] Being consistent, no problem!

Would you believe it – look at this! “Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard. When he drank some of it’s wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent.” Genesis 9:21 After such a mighty deliverance, you would have thought it was all plain sailing from now on – excuse […]