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For You, O Lord, are my Lamp; the Lord lightens my darkness. For by You I run through a troop; by my God I leap over a wall. As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried. He is a Shield to all those who trust and take refuge in Him.’  2 Samuel 22:29-31 Comment...

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.  John 1:1,14 Comment The early Church had no buildings, programmes, power...

We understand what love is when we realisethat Christ gave his life for us. That means we must give our lives for each other (in this case of husband/wife). 1 John 3:16 Comment Most of us must have seen the famous footprints poem; it is seen everywhere reproduced on cards, tea-towels, posters etc. When the question is asked, “Where were...

The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!”. 1 Corinithians 12:21 Comment These days independence is often seen as a good thing … ‘do what’s right for you’ we’re told. Now I’m lucky, I have a partner who’s usually ready to quickly forgive and accept em...

Anyone who meets a testing challenge head on and manages to stick it out is mighty fortunate.  For such persons loyally in love with God, the reward is life and more life.  James 1:12 (MSG) Comment Picture two climbers persevering to get to the ‘crowning’ view.  When you climb mountains, it is nearly always done in pairs, roped together for...

Come, my lover, let us go to the countryside, let us spend the night in the villages. Songs of Songs 7:11 Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me. John 15:4 Comment I was talking recently...

The King … had John beheaded … John’s disciples came and took his body and buried it. Then they went and told Jesus. When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had...

Bear – endure – carry each other’s burdens and troublesome moral faults and in this way fulfil and observe perfectly the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 (Amplified Bible) Jesus said “And now I give you a new commandment: LOVE one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13:34 Comment We forget what love looks...

Scripture: Love does not give up. Love is kind. Love is not jealous. Love does not put itself up as being important. Love has no pride. Love does not do the wrong thing. Love never thinks of itself. Love does not get angry. Love does not remember the suffering that comes from being hurt by someone. Love is not happy...

In the Lord, however, woman is not independent of man, nor is man independent of woman.  1 Corinthians 11:11 Comment People talk a lot these days about life being a journey and of course this is true for marriage. When I look back over the years I realise that for the first seven years it was more like we were...