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Until now

“But you have kept the good wine until now.” (John 2:10). David Ford comments upon this statement of the steward or master of the feast at the wedding at Cana: These final words of the story are “a typical multilayered…

Earnest Prayer

Brian Edwards hammers home the vital nature of prayer in revival: “In the first month of the first year of his reign, [Hezekiah] opened the doors of the temple of the LORD and repaired them (2 Chronicles 29:3). That is…

She Crushed his head

“But Jael, Heber’s wife, picked up a tent peg and a hammer and went quietly to him while he lay fast asleep, exhausted. She drove (taqa’) the peg through his temple into the ground, and he died.” (Judges 4:21). In my last post…

Friendship

“So Hushai, David’s friend, came into the city, just as Absalom was entering Jerusalem.” (2 Samuel 15:37). 2 Samuel 15 describes the enormous grief for David when the news of the Absalom rebellion reaches the ear of the king. David…

Christians and politics

“Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law…Love does no wrong to a neighbour; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.” (Romans 13:8, 10) I read these verses…