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31
Mar

THE BELT OF TRUTH (Eph. 6:14)

Once, when I was in the Army, I remember our Sergeant Major on the parade ground suddenly turning to a new recruit shouting, ‘Jones, you’re stark naked!’ We all looked […]

06
Mar

R.S.V.P

Two sisters, Mary and Jane Brown, were both converted the same day. The next day they were formally invited to some kind of party which they knew would be wild, […]

20
Feb

Covenant Power!

Imagine a world of bliss, a world with no suffering, a Utopia.  That is what we could have had as humanity, but of course, we all know the story.  Eve […]

03
Feb

Unless the Lord Builds

“When we work, we work. When we pray then God can work”. When I moved to York in 1965 we came to one of the twelve ‘redundant’ churches in that […]

02
Jan

Preach Christ Crucified!

An old man was fishing. He pulled in one trout after another. The other men working farther downstream were not doing so well. One of them stood by watching. Finally […]

20
Dec

Why All This Pain?

I have never liked pain. But then who does?  I have quite a low threshold for pain, and I remember the first time I heard that people with leprosy could […]

05
Dec

What Battledress Are You Wearing?

When David, the shepherd boy, set out to confront Goliath, he nearly collapsed under the heavy, complicated coat of armor provided for him by King Saul (1 Samuel 17:38, 39). […]

11
Nov

God’s Existence Is Self-Evident

We are now closer to Christmas in November, but let me talk about something from the Easter story that has often struck me.  In the Garden of Gethsemane, before Pilate, […]

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