Contributed on Nov 30, 2008
Fable of a couple who wanted to be like God and received more than they bargained for!
CHRISTMAS GIFTS Did you have some good presents this Christmas? Perhaps you wish you had more? Sometimes it’s easy to be greedy and not be satisfied with what we’ve got. There’s a fable of a couple living in poor circumstances who were given the opportunity to make four wishes, guaranteed to ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2009
The difference between volcanic rock and coal is a parable of the unbeliever and the saved by grace.
DEAD AND ALIVE, VOLCANIC ROCK AND COAL! I’ve got two contrasting objects to show you (show). Here’s a piece of volcanic rock and here’s a piece of coal. They’re both minerals but so different! One is burnt out but the other is alive! When I went to Italy on holiday, one of the tours was to ...read more
Contributed on Oct 19, 2009
The reason for ’All Saints Day’ and two examples of ’saints’.
ALL SAINTS DAY Many years ago the bishops in England thought that there were so many good people to remember, that one day should be set apart commemorate all who had lived Godly lives, and so November 1st was designated as "All Saints Day". When we think of ‘saints’ there comes to mind a ...read more