Category: Notebook

You're a slave, do you want to be free? 0

You’re a slave, do you want to be free?

  The other day I read a message on a pen that businesses hand out to customers. The slogan read: ‘I’m free! Now there’s a thought.’ I thought, Jesus makes us free, now that’s...

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Does the Bible mention the Wainwrights?

We are walking through Lent: the time when we remember the temptations that Christ suffered, and seek in our own lives to change things, or start to do things we are neglecting. To make...

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Halloween, myth or fact?

It’s Halloween time again. Imagery of ghosts, evil characters, monsters, death and gore flood our nation, providing commerce with increasing income. Children roam our streets dressed as monsters and ghouls play pranks on people...

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Throw Out the Sabbath

She asked me a question: should we throw out the Sabbath? Jesus doodled in the sand before a woman convicted of adultery. He enlightened them, when they asked Him whose money it was; to whom they...

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God’s Image is Homeless in Glasgow

I am in Glasgow. It is dark. By lamplight, cold, damp stairs lead down into a dark indiscriminate jumble of cardboard, rags and boxes. It is raining. I glance, walk past, stop, then turn back....

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What is heaven Like? What is Hell Like?

This morning my daughter asked me the question: “What is heaven like, and what is hell like?  Is heaven a fluffy place, and hell a nasty place?” I thought about this for a moment,...