Category Archives: God’s faithfulness

“In everything give thanks”

Corrie ten Boom, whose book, The Hiding Place, was made into a successful movie, was incarcerated with her sister Betsie in the Ravensbruck concentration camp. Amongst the many torments they suffered was the fact that their hut was infested with … Continue reading

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Trouble is inevitable, but misery is optional

Abraham Lincoln is credited with the saying that ‘most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.’ Now, that may be an oversimplification, especially when we think of refugees fleeing from unimaginable horrors, or people … Continue reading

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If you’ve got this, you’ve got everything.

Some years ago a man named Danny Simpson was arrested in Canada for robbing a bank of six thousand dollars. He was sent to prison, but the gun he used was sent to a museum. He’d used a pistol which … Continue reading

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Persistent attention

Some years ago a magazine installed a new computer system to send out subscription notices to customers who had fallen behind with their payments. But something went wrong with the program, and before the error was discovered a certain rancher … Continue reading

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Handfuls of grace

When I was a small boy there was a shop that would sell kids a handful of lollies for a penny. The shop was owned by a married couple, and of the two the husband was by far the most … Continue reading

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‘Remember in the darkness what you knew in the light.’

Many of us have had the experience of waking up in the early hours of the morning and finding ourselves overwhelmed with fear and negative thoughts. Those early hours are when our natural rhythms are at their lowest point in … Continue reading

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God’s blank cheque

The Gospels records how Jesus’ ministry was characterised by crowds of people, who came to him to be healed. Amongst them were two blind men. He asked them if they believed he could do this, and they said yes. Then … Continue reading

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