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Gospel Questions.3 – What do You want with us?

‘What do You want with us, Son of God? Have You come here to torture us before the appointed time?’  Matthew 8:29 Are these the ravings of mentally ill outcasts, or do they represent something more? Without trying to explain or rationalise the finer points of this encounter, let’s take

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Gospel Questions. 2 – Why can’t I follow You now?

‘Lord, why can’t I follow You now?’  John 13:37 We are used to thinking about Jesus saying, ‘Follow me’, and in a broad sense that is exactly what we are called to do. But there are occasions when God’s will for us is not what we expect. In this passage,

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Bible Plants. 7 – Darnel

In the last of these reflections on nature and Biblical plants, we are looking at two aspects that some people find disturbing. The first of these is actually one of my favourites, and that is the thunder storm. There is nothing that we can experience here at home that demonstrates

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