March 22, 2020

Many years ago, in what seems like another life, I was on my way home from a party one night - I say one night, but I really mean one morning, it was a pretty good party. 

I was walking home just as the dawn was starting to break, just as the sun was coming up, you know...

February 9, 2020

If I were to ask you how many commandments there are in the Bible, what would you say?  

You might say ten, the ten commandments given by God to Moses, inscribed on stone tablets - thou shalt not kill, the shalt not steal, and the others.  Maybe eleven as, remember the...

October 27, 2019

So we continue our journey through the Book of Revelation.  Last week, and the week before, it was the letters John wrote to the churches in Asia that we concentrated on, but it’s today that we get into a little more about what Revelation is commonly known for – and th...

September 22, 2019

There are words and expressions that come up again and again in the Bible.  Like ‘Do not be afraid’, for instance, it comes up in one form or another - ‘fear not,’ ‘have no fear’ – 365 times.  One for every day of the year, I’m sure that’s not a coincidence.  The most...

August 4, 2019

We continue our journey through the Apocrypha, these writings which fall somewhere between the Old Testament and the New, stories that may not have made into authorised, Protestant versions of scripture but which, well, I reckon still contain some valuable lessons and...

July 8, 2019

Trust in God

Apocrypha: Susanna

You can find this reading here

Father, we pray that you will open our eyes so we can see Your truth. Open our minds so we can understand Your Word. And open our hearts so we may receive all that You want us to receive. Amen.

It’s one of the...

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