Archive for November, 2006

Samuel’s calling

November 27th, 2006

I love the calling of Samuel from the Old Testament book 1 Samuel chapter 3. As we read the story we see that three times the Lord spoke to Samuel. Each time Samuel got up and ran to Eli his master and asked what he wanted. The third time Eli realised it was God speaking […]

The greatest sacrifice of all

November 15th, 2006

Several years ago I saw the film Saving Private Ryan. It was about a mother who lost all her sons but one in World War Two. But there was a problem; the last remaining son was fighting in Normandy and he was only a Private. The battles in and around the Normandy landings, as history […]

The prodigal dog

November 10th, 2006

Not too long ago my in-laws lost their much loved dog Rollie. He got out of his yard and then ran down to the main road and got hit by a car. Thankfully he was not injured too badly, but unfortunately he ran off and was lost. They put up posters at all the local […]

How do I become a Christian?

November 7th, 2006

Someone asked me how to become a Christian recently. Because of this I thought there might be others out there who would like to know also. Each of us must respond personally to God’s plan for our salvation. God played His part by giving His Son to pay the price for our sin. Our part […]

Not perfect, just forgiven

November 4th, 2006

I remember a number of years ago I saw a bumper sticker on a car that said, “Christians are not perfect, just forgiven”. This is a simple statement, but one that is very true. I was reminded about this sticker on the weekend as I was watching a show on the ABC about Jimmy Carter […]