Category Archives: salvation

Set apart

We’d be having guests for a special meal. After a tasty main, I’d reach for the specially prepared desert, lift the cover, and horror of horrors, discover someone had already taken a nibble out of it! OK, it never actually happened, … Continue reading

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Best clothes

When my son was little, if his behaviour was getting a bit out of hand, I would make him go and change into his best clothes. It somehow worked at calming him down. Many years later, I came across the … Continue reading

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Such effort

Walking across English countryside, you will see miles and miles of dry stone walls. Have a look on youtube for an insight into the amazing way these walls are constructed. Works of art, but hard, hard work. So when you read in Exodus 24:4-8 … Continue reading

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The place of refuge

We hear the stories over and again on the news. Gang fights – one gang member gets killed, so the gang feels obliged to avenge his/her death by taking out someone from the opposing gang, and the story goes on. … Continue reading

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Just don’t

Living in harmony is essential to survival. That’s why God gave us laws about how to treat each other. Looking at the last five commandments, in Exodus 20:13-17, each begins, “You shall not…”. Murder, theft, adultery, lies and wanting what … Continue reading

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Who can go?

I remember the evening when I heard Louise had been knocked down. Just 11 years old, she’d raced across the road, following a friend. No-one expected her to survive. She had an amazing voice, and had sung a solo in … Continue reading

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Paid on the nail

A couple were moving house, and some things just had to be parted with. Going through the loft, the wife came across some old sports trophies belonging to her husband. As he’d told her to exercise her discretion, she chose … Continue reading

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