WHAT CHILD IS THIS?

WHAT CHILD IS THIS? The Popular Christmas song, written by William Chatterton Dix, “What Child is This?” asks the all important Christmas question: “What Child is this Who laid to rest On Mary’s lap is sleeping? Whom Angels greet with anthems sweet, While shepherds watch are keeping?” We do well to ponder the question andContinue reading “WHAT CHILD IS THIS?”

AN UNWELCOME CHRISTMAS VISITOR

  Normally Churches are delighted to welcome  the stranger but this week we had a visitor we rather wish had never bothered to stop by. On Wednesday 20th December I received a phone call from the Principal of the Christian School attached to our Church, telling me there had been a burglary.  Entering the spaceContinue reading “AN UNWELCOME CHRISTMAS VISITOR”

ECCLESIASTES; The Preacher – unraveling the mysteries of life

The key word, vanity, is employed over and over to show that everything man accomplishes and achieves is empty.  At his very best man is a failure.  Solomon discovered this in his long march through life.

THE 13TH APOSTLE OR A STINKING AFTERTHOUGHT; Reformation 500 Blogs Part 9

“Cranach was suggesting that the teachings of Dr Luther were more in keeping with Christ and early Christianity that that which was in vogue in Rome. While the Pope claimed Apostolic Succession, Cranach was perceptively illustrating that the truths which Luther rediscovered, were the true Apostolic Gospel. “

THE HOLY SPIRIT AND ASSURANCE; The Doctrine of the Trinity (17)

“…in assuring us the Holy Ghost brings us to the place where we have an affectionate intimate relationship with our Heavenly Father, learning to cry out for His presence and to rely upon Him utterly.”