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”

THE APOSTOLIC VISION FOR THE CHURCH; Romans Part 72

What is the Church?  What is our vision, our purpose.  What are the characteristics of a Church?  In these verses Paul gets to the core, to the heart of Holy Spirit Church Fellowship.  Are we contributing to the body of Christ by living these qualities out in our church lives?  Paul, The Apostle to theContinue reading “THE APOSTOLIC VISION FOR THE CHURCH; Romans Part 72”

PEACE FOR A FRACTURED WORLD; Romans Part 71

Paul advances the cause of Christ’s kingdom to a broken divided world by being optimistic, a biblical optimism based on the ancient promises. Christ is the only answer for our world and our nations, let us give ourselves to his cause! Paul, The Apostle to the Gentiles (a) Paul’s People Romans 15:8-12 Now I say thatContinue reading “PEACE FOR A FRACTURED WORLD; Romans Part 71”

THE DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL – Psalm 6

Ever feel alone, unloved, betrayed, lonely, frightened?  Ever suffer in the body and soul?  Ever sorrow and grieve?  In this Psalm, through prayer, the subconscious knowledge that God was real and present, suddenly took root and brought David to a sense of peace in the midst of pain. Psalm 6  O Lord, rebuke me notContinue reading “THE DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL – Psalm 6”

PSALM 3 – A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

Psalm 3 A Good Night’s Sleep; How David Experienced Peace in the Storm Peace is an experience we know that we should have as Christians but sadly so often we fall short. It can be frustrating when we face a problem or encounter a situation and we simply do not have peace. We know weContinue reading “PSALM 3 – A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP”

The Handkerchief of God; Facing Death with Grace

Death. The cold corpse. Once there was a smile; now there is that blank vacant expression that we associate with death. A short time earlier there was breath, conversation, interest but not now. All has changed in a moment time. The home us filled with tears and bitter sweet memories. The one who was takenContinue reading “The Handkerchief of God; Facing Death with Grace”