JOHN 19 28 Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, ‘I am thirsty.’ 29 A jar of wine vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a stalk of…

Who was responsible for the crucifixion? Who bears the blame for the Jesus’s death? On the night before the cross, Jesus faced three trials. The first was in the middle of the night on which he was arrested, as Jesus was taken before the High…

By my desk I keep a hilarious and inspiring book called The Book of Heroic Failures. Back when I was a school teacher whenever I had a bad day it used to cheer me up with stories of other people who had had even greater…

“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…

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…

“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…