Monthly Archives: November 2010

True Happiness

Many people are diligently searching for true happiness. Some seek it in the pursuit of money, others in academic attainment, or in the number of friends they have and so on. But in Psalm 32:1 we have the view of … Continue reading

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New Zealand Mine Disaster

Recently I wrote a post on the wonderful rescue of miners in Chile, undoubtedly that has been one of the good news stories in what has been another year of world news dominated by strife and death. This week we … Continue reading

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He has done all things well

In Mark 7:37 we read, ‘He hath done all things well’, this was the verdict of those who recognised that Christ had worked a mighty miracle on the deaf and dumb man. Physical deafness and dumbness are severe afflictions, but … Continue reading

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The Radical Message of the Gospel

Acts 4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. In these words we have the radical message of the Christian gospel. It is important … Continue reading

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The Wages of Sin

The answer to question 19 in the Shorter Catechism reminds us of the terrible misery of mankind due to sin. ‘All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under His wrath and curse, and so made liable to … Continue reading

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The Sinful Heart of Man

We read in Jeremiah 17:9 that, ‘The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?’ Here the Lord gives a most solemn verdict on the sinful heart of man. Many people are unwilling to accept … Continue reading

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