Category Archives: God’s faithfulness

‘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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Faith is not about everything turning out OK.

One of the best loved chapters of the Bible comes from the book of Hebrews, and is all about the triumphs of people who lived a life of faith. It gives an extensive list of names of the great heroes … Continue reading

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When we are in our deepest grief

The famous singer/song writer Thomas Dorsey received a telegram during a performance telling him that his young wife had died. He was devastated with grief, all alone and far from home. But a little later he sat down at a … Continue reading

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One good turn deserves…

Bryan Anderson once stopped to change a flat tyre for an old lady who’d been stranded by the side of the road for more than an hour. After he’d changed the wheel she offered to pay him, but he refused, … Continue reading

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God provides for those who trust him

When Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans it also wrecked the home of a retired clergyman, Reverend Jones. His daughter wanted him to get to Atlanta and stay with her, but he had no money and all the banks were closed. … Continue reading

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Rainbow’s end

According to Irish tradition at the end of every rainbow there’s a pot of gold guarded by a leprechaun. The only problem is that you can never find the end of a rainbow. As you come closer to what seems … Continue reading

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Sparrows don’t worry

A construction crew building a new road had to knock down trees as it progressed. Their supervisor noticed that one tree had a nest of young birds who couldn’t yet fly, so he marked it not to be bulldozed. A … Continue reading

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Faith is not listening to our fears

An army friend of mine told me that that the only time he’d ever been pushed to the very threshold of fear was when he had to make his first parachute jump. As the aircraft approached the drop zone everyone … Continue reading

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Peaceful sleep

At the close of World War II thousands of homeless children were being cared for in camps all across Europe. But many of them were so anxious they couldn’t sleep at night. Eventually a solution was found. When they were … Continue reading

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