Letter from the Manse (136)
Thought provoking, biblical, often topical but always worth a read!
It’s a dilemma. I’m talking with a non-Christian acquaintance, a neighbour whom I chat with from time to time. But as we chat, I’m struggling. Because half a dozen times in the course of our conversation he’ll throw in the name of Jesus Christ.
Do you ever struggle to pray? Most of us do. We know that praying is a wonderful privilege. We know that God is willing to give us countless good things when we pray.
We’re living in a society where it’s becoming easier and easier to avoid face to face communication.
The best book to read is the Bible! How do we cope when we find Bible-reading boring and unrewarding? And what can we do about it?
How many times has it happened over the past few weeks? I’m accosted by a smiling lady as I leave the supermarket.‘Hi, We’re raising funds for the local hospital. Would you like to buy a lottery ticket?’ One of the neighbours’ children is standing on the doorstep looking hopeful. ‘We’ve got a raffle…