Monthly Archive: January 2016

Always Be Humble Comments

Always Be Humble

A member of parliament took his little daughter to visit Westminster Abbey. As she stood looking up at its magnificent columns, her father asked, ‘What do you think, sweetheart?’. With childlike candor she replied, ‘I was thinking how big you...

Dad, Show Them Love! Comments

Dad, Show Them Love!

Canoeing specialist Bill Havens was almost guaranteed to win a gold medal in the 1924 Olympics in Paris. But a few months before the games he learned that his wife would likely give birth to their first child while he...

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus Comments

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

At the Good Will Games in Edmonton, Canada, the Jamaican team was participating in the 4 x 100-metre relay. Those in the third leg of the race had a friend competing in another event nearby. While the sprinter was waiting...

Make Every Day Count Comments

Make Every Day Count

The story’s told of a guy who went to heaven and met St Peter. Peter said, ‘Tell me what good things you did in your lifetime.’ The guy replied, ‘Well, a gang of Hell’s Angels was beating up an old...

Seeking God’s Face in Prayer (2) Comments

Seeking God’s Face in Prayer (2)

When you study the life of Christ you realize that for Him prayer wasn’t an energy drainer, but an energy giver. And it can be the same for you when you come to see God’s face shining upon you as...

Seeking God’s Face in Prayer (1) Comments

Seeking God’s Face in Prayer (1)

We get a remarkable picture of what can happen in prayer when we watch a parent and a little child. Imagine a one-year-old who looks at you and holds his gaze. You’re charmed. He looks shyly at first, tilting his...

You Belong to Christ Comments

You Belong to Christ

In Bible days betrothal meant much more than engagement: it was part of the marriage ritual. As soon as a couple was betrothed, they were considered to be one. But the marriage wasn’t consummated for a year or more. During...

Your Sin-Detector Comments

Your Sin-Detector

When you go through a metal detector in an airport you are required by law to take everything out of your pockets. If you don’t, you set off a beeper. And if you try to hide a gun or a...

Look for Things to be Grateful For Comments

Look for Things to be Grateful For

The story is told of a twelve-year-old boy who had never spoken a word in his life. As a result, his parents thought he couldn’t speak. Then one day his mother placed a bowl of soup in front of him...