Tag Archive | guilt

I want to be free!

I want to be free!

Have you noticed how some people express how free they are, and yet they dress all the same and are bound to an unwritten code of practice? Whether that is as a Hippie, a Rocker, or even living in Suburbia, most of us ‘conform’ and are bound by outside pressures. Even those who pride themselves at […]

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 […]

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

Every congregation will have it’s own view on what sins are terrible and what isn’t so bad. Here’s an example: One day Paul and Gill (names changed) started to attend the church, and everyone was pleased to see two new faces in the congregation. Everything was going well, but then they said that they were […]

What is the Truth?

What is the Truth?

As we go about our daily lives we get showered with other people’s opinions, which includes good and bad advice. ‘Experts’ tell us: what we should do, what we must avoid, and what is wrong and right. By sifting through all these things, we formulate our own opinions, and we give these different sources a […]

Spiritual bankruptcy

Spiritual bankruptcy

Have you ever enjoyed a game of Monopoly? Or should I say, have you ever endured a game or two? It can be exciting if you’ve got a lot of property with hotels and houses. It is also good, if you’ve got some property with a house or two, and therefore you’ve got a slim […]

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 […]

Part 6 1950’s Belgian Congo revival

Part 6 1950’s Belgian Congo revival

Then the building shook …