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Then he went down to Nazareth with them and was obedient to them. But his mother treasured all these things in her heart. Luke 2:51 Comment Mary treasured the events of Jesus childhood in her heart, particularly this episode at the temple courts where the young boy was engaging with the learned teachers in a way that ‘amazed’ the people...

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.  Proverbs 22:6 Comment There was huge excitement this week at the birth of a new royal baby.  Looking every bit the proud Dad, Prince William grinned ruefully and said ‘Thrice the trouble!’ about his expanding family.  He’s under no...

Now Joseph was the governor of the land, the person who sold grain to all its people. So when Joseph’s brothers arrived, they bowed down to him with their faces to the ground. As soon as Joseph saw his brothers, he recognized them, but he pretended to be a stranger and spoke harshly to them. Then Joseph could no longer...