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Scripture: From him the whole body joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.  Ephesians 4: 16 Comment: I’ve just discovered that a long-standing friend of mine is experiencing great mental anguish and depression. Right now she even doubts her salvation. “Looking at the Bible we see...

Scripture: Walk straight, act right, tell the truth. Don’t hurt your friend, don’t blame your neighbour; despise the despicable. Psalm 15:2-4 MSG Comment: It’s so easy. And almost fun. ‘Why didn’t you…?’ ‘If only you had….’ ‘Who left the milk sitting out?…’ Once we start firing blame-bullets at each other, someone’s going to get hurt. Sometimes it feels like we’re...

Scripture Now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. Corinthians 13:13. Comment A journalist who described herself as a ‘fully paid-up feminist’ recently wrote … ”A few days ago, I ironed all my husband’s shirts in a marathon session, just for the palpable frisson of knowing how happy it would make him not...

You know the way to the place where I am going.’ Thomas said to him, ‘Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way?’ Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me’. John 14.4-6. Comment Thomas wanted to know the way...

Scripture Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Comment My wife came up to me earlier this week and said the following: “I’ve just been praying for you and I want you to know that you are a lovely man. You are kind and sensitive and wise and...

Scripture Hope deferred makes the heart sick.  Proverbs 13:12 “This hope will not disappoint us for we know how deeply God loves us, because he has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His Love”  Romans 5:3-5 Comment I seem to meet so many people who have given up on God or each other because of disappointment....

Scripture   It was God who sent me ahead of you to preserve your lives.  Genesis 45:5 Joseph’s story – Genesis 37–50 (New Living Translation) Comment Do you know the Joseph story? It’s a fantastic story full of reversals. God prepared Joseph to redeem his family from famine- not just his family but the whole region. But there was huge...

Scripture: Do not quench the Spirit; do not despise prophetic utterances. But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good; abstain from every form of evil. 1 Thess 5: 19-22 NASB Comment: Unlike many houses in the UK, ours doesn’t have a name. I think ‘Holdfast’ would be a good one. A sign with that name would remind...

Scripture “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” (Proverbs 25:11 NIV) Comment When some people compliment me I often ignore it. I think – ‘well they would say that’. However when a closer friend says the same I might pay more attention. When my partner eyeballs me and affirms and encourages me it goes...

Scripture “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature...