Monthly Archives: March 2017

Hair

The hair on our heads is a strange part of our anatomy: virtually irrelevant to the body’s functioning, but carrying huge social significance. As one of the few bits of us that can be displayed in public, how much we … Continue reading

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The Kings Highway

Isaiah 35 The path of the King (verses 1-7) Isaiah was called to prophesy to a nation who thought they could work out their own salvation (in a political sense). They would fail; and the inevitable consequence of trying to … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Leadership

Numbers 12 Moses has a lot on his plate at the moment – and now on top of it all he finds his leadership challenged by his own brother and sister! Ostensibly their grievance is his second wife (has Zipporah … Continue reading

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Foundations

As I write this, my husband is in the process of erecting a new garden shed. The old wooden one has rotted; the new one is metal and should last longer. But one thing is unchanged: the concrete slab that … Continue reading

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Confidence in God

Psalm 27 “The LORD is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear?” (verse 1) David knows God – and he therefore feels confident and secure, even in the most stressful circumstances. For God is hope to the … Continue reading

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The Narrow Way: Children of God

Galatians 3:26-29 For centuries, the Jews were a privileged people – the only nation that knew God and belonged to Him. But the coming of Christ has changed all that. It is now possible for anyone and everyone to be … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Food again

Numbers 11 The Israelites are the recipients of a daily feeding miracle – every morning, in the midst of the barren wilderness, there is nutritious food waiting to be collected. And yet within a year or two its very familiarity … Continue reading

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