Tag: faith

  • Walking with God talks – audio and video

    A selection of talks on walking with God, being a Christian in this modern world and being in the kingdom of God.

  • Jesus’ childhood and birth. God’s new work before miracles…

    Jesus’ childhood and birth, two temple visits, prophesies, from a stable to a house in Bethlehem, God weaving his plan together…

  • [1] What is Communion, is it the Passover Meal?

    Jesus finished the Passover meal in a different way. What is Communion? It points to the Jews leaving Egypt, but also to himself…

  • Do you follow celebrities, or who?

    Celebs are famous due to advertising and hype. Do you follow celebrities? What publicity did Jesus have? He has more followers than anyone…

  • [2] African 1950’s Safari introduction

    Joe′s Journal of 1950’s safari′s, work contracts and expeditions to far away places. The 1950′s saw a steady stream of well trained technicians available to industry, having completed National Service. I opted for travel and adventure overseas, well paid work with low taxation…

  • [3] The symbolism of the Passover Seder Meal

    There is a lovely symbolism of the Passover Meal – the Seder Meal. The Head of the house puts on a Kittel which resembles a Lab Coat, but has no pockets or buttons. The origin of the Kittel comes from the priests clothes. But NOT the High Priest’s elaborate garments. When he entered the Holy of Holies on the Day of Atonement, he wore simple linen garments…

  • Creation days 2 and 3 – atmosphere and vegetation

    Creation days 2 and 3. Until scientists studied the earth’s atmosphere, we never realised how important it is! Dry ground appears, vegetation grows..

  • Part 1 In the beginning Big Bang or Creation?

    We are told Evolution is fact. Do we accept that? Or do we add God into the areas of chance? Or believe the Bible creation? Or ignore the subject?

  • [4] The symbolic food at the Seder Passover Meal

    After taking a sip from the first cup of wine with this symbolic food, everyone picks up the parsley and dips it in to salt water and then tastes a bit. This represents the Jew’s tears of slavery when they were in Egypt…

  • Creation of the sun moon and stars – Is Genesis scientific?

    The Creation of the sun moon and stars in Day 4 in the Bible is illogical. This happened AFTER light had appeared on day 1 of Creation. Is it scientific?

  • Christians behaving badly – selfish ambitions

    I felt very battered because of Christians behaving badly. God’s work in which we were involved in has been snuffed out! When you cut through the facade it boiled down to being trampled on by a Christian’s selfish ambitions. Why should the work of God be stopped by selfish ambition?

  • Views on what makes a sin terrible or acceptable

    Every congregation has a view on what makes a sin terrible and what isn’t so bad: divorce, greed, homosexuality, anger, immorality, jealousy, etc.

  • According to their kinds – Does science threaten Genesis?

    Genesis and science does it stand up? According to their kinds is a very important phrase in Creation – it does not mean species, it is a broader group…

  • [10] 1944 to 1945 test of faith

    In my real life story 1944 my faith was severely tested eighteen months later when my Mother, who had been ailing some time, died of breast cancer, aged 51 years…

  • [12] East African Colonialism out in the bush

    East African Colonialism; In Africa their simple tiny churches were much better attended than ours and, despite poverty and hardships, had a touching faith, humility and inner confidence. Mission training was its basis. Throughout East Africa, every known Christian denomination had a station somewhere. Priests and lay brothers – always known as ‘White Fathers’ – tore about the roads on motor bikes…

  • How can I be saved? Ticket to heaven?

    Is there a ticket to get to heaven? How can I be saved? Heaven is reserved for family only, that’s why we are born again by our heavenly Father…

  • Does God put us in difficult situations to test us?

    Jesus’ disciples were in an extremely tough, violent storm, but God can allow difficult situations to test us. He wants our faith and trust in Him to grow…

  • How to handle difficult situations

    How to handle difficult situations, let’s look at one very tough circumstance where a woman had been very ill for many, many years. What made matters even worse, according to the Jewish customs, she would have been classed as ‘ceremonially unclean’. That would have meant that she was barred from going to the Temple. But here she was TOUCHING Jesus, the SON of GOD, the Holy One! Why did she feel she could do that?…