“His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness, but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes that seemed almost of the…

John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. And this is the real and eternal life: That they know you, The one and only true God, And Jesus Christ, whom…

What is “Victorious Christian Living” We are not talking about “success” or “popularity” in human terms. We are not talking a worldly false gospel of “health, wealth and prosperity”. Victory in Christian living means victory over temptation, victory over the devil, victory over everything which…

The journalist Clive James once wrote about a best-selling book from Canada called “Coping with Back Pain.” It did so well that the Americans printed their own edition. But the Americans called it “Conquering Back Pain” because the United states is a can-do nation that…

WISE MEN SEEK HIM STILL There weren’t three of them, and they weren’t Kings. Ancient traditions actually suggest there were twelve of them, twelve Magi, twelve Wise Men. We remember them because they travelled that very long and hazardous journey, just to find Jesus. Psalm…

Here is our short thought from Christmas morning. Luke 2 . 6 While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, 7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a…

If you search the internet for Christmas Commandments you will find all kinds of wonderful lists online to help you get the most out of Christmas. “10 commandments for a calmer Christmas.” Don’t seek perfection. Love yourself. Don’t try to keep everybody happy. Ask for…

Mary’s song of praise – the Magnificat. If we were good Anglicans we would say those words together every week as part of our worship. As we prepare to celebrate the birth of the Saviour Jesus Christ, Mary’s song of praise helps us to understand…

16 So this is what the Sovereign LORD says: ‘See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation; the one who relies on it will never be stricken with panic. The IVP Bible Background Commentary on the…