Category Archives: Bible

The Lord will go ahead of you.

Sitting here in a house in the middle of Britain; world events can, at times, seem a million miles away.  But the coup d’etat in Mali back in March this year was something I prayed about and paid close attention to; because … Continue reading

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What’s Good about this Friday?

Holy Week – Part 6 To read Part 5 go HERE As a society, we have attached a great amount of hoopla to Christmas.  Those of us who claim a Christian faith may start insisting that Christmas needs to be … Continue reading

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Even the Saviour of the World Needs a Day Off

Holy Week – Part 4 For Part 3 go HERE We’ve reached the middle of the week and to be honest, I wasn’t expecting to read this in my study notes: Wednesday: The Bible does not say what Jesus did … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Carry On…

Holy Week – Part 3 For Part 2 go HERE If there’s something I know about on a personal level, it’s busy Tuesdays.  There was a time when the whole of my week was skewed, so everything tried to shoe-horn … Continue reading

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The Right Kind of Anger

Holy Week – Part 2 For Part 1 (Palm Sunday, go HERE) Jesus has ridden into Jerusalem in the most audacious manner, much to the consternation of those in charge.  He hasn’t done anything – yet, but his mere presence … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: It’s all about to kick off…

Let’s play a game of word association.  I’ll say Palm Sunday to you and I bet in your list of replies the following three words will appear: Donkey, Palm Crosses, Hosanna. We all sort of know what happened on Palm … Continue reading

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Just do it!

Twice a month I lead a group Bible study.  We’re not a bunch of very mature Christians, most of us have only a few year’s walk with God under our belts.  At the moment, we’re working through the book of … Continue reading

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Lions and Tigers and Bears? So What!

I don’t think there can be a person in the western world, who hasn’t at some time or other seen The Wizard of Oz.  It’s an iconic film and one which lingers in the memory long after the credits have rolled.  One … Continue reading

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Radically Simple Living

Imagine for a minute if I said that I’d found the key to a wonderfully happy life and it was in the pages of this month’s Psychologies magazine.  Then, I went on to tell you that the answer was to … Continue reading

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Life: The Director’s Cut

One of my best friends lost a brother this week.  He wasn’t even forty and had been suffering with cancer.  Although I didn’t know him all that well, I was a friend of his on Facebook. Over the last few … Continue reading

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