Daily Devotional 7-13-16

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Blind Guides?’…  July 13, 2016 1 Articles by thoughtful opinion writers continue to focus on the critical times in which we live. In the United Kingdom articles pose questions about the future of the country in the aftermath of the ‘Brexit’ vote, the incoming Prime Minister and the leadership divisions in the Labour Party. In the United States questions persist concerning the character of the presidential candidates on...

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Daily Devotional 7-6-16

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Questions’…  July 6, 2016 1 In February 2012, David Brooks in an article in The New York Times, ‘How to Fight the Man’, related the story of Jefferson Bethke, a 22-year-old man. Bethke had ‘produced a video called “Why I Hate Religion, but Love Jesus”. Brooks noted that Bethke argued: ‘Jesus preaches healing, surrender and love,… but religion is rigid, phony and stale. “Jesus came to abolish religion”…’...

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Daily Devotional 6-22-16

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Golden Rule’…  June 22, 2016 1. How often we encounter the words, The most important person is You!  Early last century the Scottish theologian, James Denney commented: In himself every man and woman is in a sense the most important person in the world and it always needs much grace to see what other people are, and to keep a sense of moral proportion.     What Denney regarded as a problem for men and women is now...

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Daily Devotional 6-15-16

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Blessed’…  June 15, 2016 1. ‘What is the biggest challenge we face today?’ It’s an age-old question, but it is being asked again with increasing frequency. And responses include: ‘terrorism’, ‘the economy’, ‘security’, ‘climate change’. It is one thing to identify the challenges but another to provide a solution.   Furthermore, from a biblical perspective, solutions will be different for governments and...

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