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The New Century Version of the Bible writes today’s verse like this: ‘God has freed us from the power of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of His dear Son’. The New Living Translation puts it like this: ‘For He has rescued us from the kingdom of...

 
How do you deal with the heartbreak, anger and questions of losing someone? Go to Jesus. He has total, endless compassion. You can find Him at the scene of death and grief in the story of Lazarus (John 11.) There, we find out a few things about His reaction to grief...
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In the super-size West, we have a crisis if there’s a two-week hosepipe ban, or no quick-sale sandwiches in the supermarket. But imagine what it’s like to live in a place where you are completely dependent on your crops growing – otherwise you don’t eat...

 
What would happen if you stood up during the Sunday morning preach and swore like a trooper? Or beat down the vicar during communion? Presumably, it wouldn’t be tolerated. A church would hopefully take something of a hard line on this sort of behaviour. Now, what would happen...

 
What would happen if you stood up during the Sunday morning preach and swore like a trooper? Or beat down the vicar during communion? Presumably, it wouldn’t be tolerated. A church would hopefully take something of a hard line on this sort of behaviour. Now, what would happen...

 
Sometimes when we get what we’ve been chasing after, we find it’s not half as good as we imagined. That’s because the fun is in the chase, or, ‘the journey is more important than the destination’. Scientist Koichi Tanaka had this feeling as he worked on...

Jesus didn’t have a watch to keep His eye on the time, yet by thirty-three He’d achieved everything He’d been put on the earth for. How did He use His time so well?
 
1) He understood who He was. His ‘working day’ consisted of teaching and...

 
Some people know that life is short, and they make their time count. Gladys Aylward, for example. ‘Gladys who?’ People thought the same about a hundred years ago. Gladys was an ordinary working girl in London, doing nothing particularly glamorous apart from saving her...

 
There was a time when the concept of youth didn’t exist. Back in the good old days, parents would school you and marry you off to the local cobbler at the grand age of sixteen. There was no time to be youthful. And yet here we are in the third millennia, Xbox-ed up to...

 
The young man was down on one knee, the restaurant was dead silent. All eyes were on the flushed girl who drew a hand to her face. ‘Would you make me the happiest guy on the planet by setting apart yourself for me? Would you share the rest of your days with me? Would you...