“Jesus wept.” At the graveside of his dear friend Lazarus, “Jesus wept.” It is a good thing that John 11:35 is there marked out for us as the shortest verse in the Bible, because it is so helpful in times of grief and mourning. Jesus…

There was a time before I turned out to be good at chemistry when I thought about becoming a lawyer. Not a solicitor but a barrister. Courtroom dramas have all the exciting ingredients, compelling characters, making arguments, battles of words, all the twists and turns…

In the time of Jesus, the Temple in Jerusalem was the most important building in the whole of Israel. It was much more important to them that The Houses of Parliament or Buckingham Palace are to us today. Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem was the third,…