The Good News after the Bad News

“…he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel” – Genesis 3:15b (NIV) This somewhat violent statement is an epic plot spoiler of the very best kind. It is an amazing… Continue reading

The Words I have spoken to you

“It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.”- John 6:63 (NASB) Thanks Jesus!

For what does it profit a man?

“For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world and forfeit his soul?” – Mark 8:36 (ESV) What a question! More thoughts at No Credentials but Himself, about one man… Continue reading

The dry bones live

This scripture comes from a beautiful passage about a valley full of completely dry bones, to which the Lord commands Ezekiel to prophesy, telling them they will live. You can read the stunning… Continue reading

The Relationship that Religion can only Counterfeit

I started praying every day because I fell in love. That is really all I know. I realise in hindsight that it was daily prayer, but at the time it never actually occurred… Continue reading

He has made everything beautiful in its time

“He has made everything beautiful in its time.” – Ecclesiastes 3:11a (NKJV) This is one  of a series of scripture pictures I am making to help make the Word as accessible as possible.… Continue reading

Time Lapse

“The Mountain” by TSO Photography on Vimeo. Let this breathtaking time-lapse footage give you chills (it’s even more glorious fullscreen). When I see the scene with the stars I get goosebumps when I… Continue reading

The song you wrote for me

“We Dance” by Bethel Music, on loop on my iPod this week. This beautiful song captures so exactly what it’s like to be in love with Him.

The Daily Swap

On days when sicknesses pick a fight with the immune system, or batteries run low, or people are mean, it is natural to want to wallow in it – just a little. But… Continue reading

Advice from the youngest 99-year-old I’ve ever met

My first ever hospital patient was introduced to me as a test. “Don’t look at her file, and see if you can guess how old she is”. It was a trick question, really.… Continue reading

No Credentials but Himself

What does a man of high office look like? Joseph Conrad’s canonical novella ‘Heart of Darkness’ includes a memorable scene in which the protagonist, Marlow, encounters such a man – and he is puzzled… Continue reading

Dressed for the Occasion

We all (hopefully!) get dressed at some point each day. We might turn to the glossies for inspiration, try on multiple options, consider the occasion…Even so, it’s possible to have the very worst… Continue reading