Indescribable, uncontainable…

Indescribable, uncontainable…

A few weeks ago we visited a friend who is a true ‘stargazer’. He’s not only fascinated by the night sky, but also in the available computer and camera technology that allows him to see into the depths of the heavens. He does this from an exterior telescope which is motorised remotely from the comfort of his office on his computer screen. We stood behind him and watched in amazement as he showed us on his computer the galaxy...

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Miracles

Miracles

The subject of miracles is very familiar to us but how many of us actually expect to see them occur in a truly miraculous way? We are quite prepared to describe, for example, an unexpected healing as being a miracle. However, we quite often limit God by restricting our expectations to what can happen in our natural world. People who don’t know God can still unexpectedly recover, or escape without harm from a very dangerous situation so these...

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Look up!

Often when I feel overwhelmed, I remind myself to look up and I see a most beautiful sky full of mystery and magnitude. The sky is so enormous at day or night whether blue or grey, wherever you are in the world, it’s a manifestation of the enormity of God and His creation. I always find this so calming and at once I feel my small daily concerns vanishing as I realise that we are so small in comparison to God and that God is literally...

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Bedazzled!

Bedazzled!

I have to admit that I wasn’t really taking much notice. The Pastor was talking about God promising to give some man lots and lots of offspring. At only seven years old, I wasn’t quite sure what offspring were but clearly this man was going to have an awful lot of them. My thoughts were suddenly thrown into confusion when the Pastor read, God said to Abraham, “Look up at the sky and count the stars – if indeed you can count them.”...

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