“Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness for they shall be filled” Jesus Christ urges us into activity. The activity is urgent, vehement; it is the most energetic activity that one could possibility imagine, therefore Jesus employs the metaphor of hungering and thirsting. There no need more basic to the physical man than … Continue reading HUNGERING AND THIRSTING; Food for the Soul
“The Lonely Irish Hillside” by Peter McIntyre (some reflections after visiting the Deserted Village, Achill Island, Co Mayo) On a lonely Irish hillside Along a winding mountain path, Rows of ruined houses Stand silently, A haunting memorial To a terrible past People once populated this hillside, These old stone walls Were the pride and joy … Continue reading THE LONELY IRISH HILLSIDE
The impact of the young Oxford academic and the rather aloof and profligate Welsh schoolmaster in 1735 cannot be overstated. These two young men converted at the same time would have lives and ministries that moulded and shaped the course of a nation, that had lost her way.
David’s hunger and thirst for God are illustrated by the gestures of his hands and the direction in which they were pointed; he lifted them up towards the holy oracle.
Sitting at home watching an online broadcast is not the same as sitting among God’s people in His house. We have proved that to be be true. We are thankful for the ability to be able to reach our people with God’s Word, we are so glad that those who are unable still to worship can share our ministry and yet we all are aware that communing with the body of Christ is impossible without our public gatherings.
WHO WAS WILLIAM PRINCE OF ORANGE? The twelfth of July celebrations, not only in Ulster, but everywhere in the world where the Orange Order has established itself, commemorate the legacy of one King of England, William 3rd, Prince of Orange. It is sad, that in the life of our nation, this tiny corner of these … Continue reading WHO WAS WILLIAM PRINCE OF ORANGE
We have travelled through uncertain and troublesome days. If we were told one year ago that tens of thousands would be dead in our own nation and hundreds of thousands worldwide, before another twelve months have passed – we would have been paralysed with incredulity and horror. These days have come and we are still faced with the possibility of a second wave but the people of God have experienced the peace of a God who never fails, because we have positioned ourselves by this Gospel river which has made glad our hearts.
NORTHERN IRELAND IS NOW THE LAST REMAINING JURISDICTION WITHIN THE BRITISH ISLES WHERE ABORTION HAS BEEN LEGALISED BY THE LAWS OF MEN AND WOMEN.
The Hebrew Day of Atonement was the holiest and most sacred moment in the calendar of the ancient Jew. This was the day when the High Priest would enter into the Holy of Holies, beyond the veil of the sanctuary where the Ark of the Covenant was housed. The acceptance of the High Priest by … Continue reading ATONEMENT AND ASSURANCE
PEACE FOR A BROKEN AND DIVIDED WORLD “Black lives certainly matter, the innocent victims of terrorism must matter and the future of babies yet unborn definitely matter. There is a common thread which runs through all of these situations that are unfolding in the world and in our society today - the desire of the … Continue reading PEACE FOR A BROKEN WORLD