Monthly Archives: November 2010

DOMINION or FREEDOM? one or the other!

  After a strong emancipation movement among blacks, slavery was abolished in Jamaica in 1838, to take effect from 1st August. On the evening of the last day of July a large company of former slaves gathered for a solemn … Continue reading

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DESTRUCTION – gradual and cumulative

In St Louis in 1984 an unemployed cleaning woman noticed a few bees buzzing around the attic of her home.  Since she only saw a few bees, she made no attempt to deal with them, thinking them harmless.  Throughout the … Continue reading

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BEST AVAILABLE – but NOT HOOKED UP

  Several years ago there was a school fire in Itasca, Texas, which claimed the lives of 263 children.  What a horrifying tragedy! When a new school was built, it boasted the finest sprinkler system in the world. The citizens … Continue reading

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BEAUTY for ASHES or brier to champion roses

  An ugly brier was growing in a ditch. A noted gardener carefully dug around the ugly weed, lifted it out of the ground and took it home.  To his neighbours’ surprise he planted it with his champion roses and … Continue reading

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THE MISSING INGREDIENT

Every cook knows the difference a vital missing ingredient makes to the taste of the product. What about a missing ingredient (say a square root sign) in a mathematical equation? Or a missing direction (such as “turn left at the … Continue reading

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SEEING GOD – It’s time!

It is time for God’s people to SEE GOD! Multitudes were saved when JOHN WESLEY saw God. Thousands of orphans were fed when GEORGE MUELLER saw God. Romanism trembled when MARTIN LUTHER saw God. Scotland fell prostrate when JOHN KNOX … Continue reading

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THE HUMAN FLY – an impossible way

I was talking to a very good living man who does a lot of charitable work and I asked him WHY he did so much.  His reply?  “Well, it’s a step up the ladder.” Further conversation confirmed that he thought … Continue reading

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