Personal faith

A warning from God

A warning from God

In God’s eyes Nineveh, the Assyrian city, was a bad city and yet He reached out to them in mercy. They certainly didn’t deserve His mercy and they lived 300 miles away from Israel. But God sent the prophet Jonah to Nineveh to preach to them. The only thing we are told about this message, […]

God’s purposes move in mysterious ways

God’s purposes move in mysterious ways

Throughout history the Lord has always desired to have someone, or a group of people, or a nation, to be His people or spokesperson. So very early on, He chose individuals, like Noah and Abraham, etc. Then later He gave His Laws to Israel and He sent them prophets. But what about the rest of […]

Really difficult situations

Really difficult situations

The crowd was packing around Jesus and everybody was jockeying for a better position so they could see Him. During this pandemonium a woman stretched out her hand, she thought: ‘If I just touch His outer garment, THEN I will be healed!’ She had suffered from constant bleeding for 12 years, she was desperate. And she had spent all her […]

Son of a king – A father’s son

Son of a king – A father’s son

(A modern parable written by Jon Howe) A long time ago, in a land not unlike our own, lived a noble and honest King. The King ruled his kingdom with wisdom and honour and expected the same from all the people that lived in his land. At the end of every month he would invite […]

One certainty in life – death

One certainty in life – death

Jairus had been waiting for Jesus to finish talking with a woman, then some men came from his house and said: “Your daughter is dead, why bother the teacher any more.” Have you ever felt in an impossible predicament and you have been waiting for God to provide the solution? You’ve been asking for Him to […]

Scientists who believe in the Genesis creation account

Scientists who believe in the Genesis creation account

There are many scientists who are Christian and who believe Genesis to be factually true … 

Impossible situations

Impossible situations

Have you ever been so desperate that you would literally have done anything to put the situation right? Perhaps you were even willing to pushed aside your pride. Jairus was one of the synagogue rulers. Many of these religious leaders would have been proud of their titles, their position in society, and proud of their […]