A GOOD WORD FOR A BAD DAY

His plans for His people are filled with peace and not with evil. His timetable, not measured according to our reckoning, is secure nevertheless. He will bring this crisis to an end, when we shall gather with our families and the Lord’s people once again. And His timing will be perfect.

Overcoming Coronavirus Fear with Christian Hope

A Pastor shares his faith and his prayers We are living in strange days filled with heightened anxiety and deep uncertainty. For two months we have watched COVID-19 coming closer to our shores; and now the pandemic is about to strengthen its grip on on our population. We are concerned for older people who areContinue reading “Overcoming Coronavirus Fear with Christian Hope”

ENCOUNTERS ALONG THE WAY; John Bunyan’s Life and Literature (10)

As this stage of the journey was descriptive of Bunyan’s ministry, he was indicating that those engaged in public service must be especially on their guard against the consequences of flattery and where it can lead.

FAITH

Faith as a word, brings us into the heart and core of Christianity. Indeed, it is the word which defines the followers of Jesus, our belonging to the Christian Faith. With faith as a word, being loosely employed, to describe all religions, however, it is important that we are biblically precise in our understanding ofContinue reading “FAITH”

THE FATHER’S PROMISE; praying the prodigals home

The middle aged father sat in the congregation listening to another sermon, praying, wanting to believe there would be a message of hope.  He has grown desperate when looking at the wreckage of sin in the life of his son, now turned 19.   The abuse of alcohol, the increasing smoking habit and the justificationContinue reading “THE FATHER’S PROMISE; praying the prodigals home”

STUMBLING IN THE DARKNESS; The Failure of Natural Philosopy

Eighteenth Century Philosopher David Hume was one of the great thinkers in the period of history known as the enlightenment.   His ideas, however, were atheistic, with his denial of God and the miraculous.  Towards the end of his life, however, he showed how his ideas were flawed in that they could not bring the individualContinue reading “STUMBLING IN THE DARKNESS; The Failure of Natural Philosopy”