No Tresspassing

…“Don’t touch this,” “Don’t taste that” and “Don’t handle the other”? “This”, “that” and “the other” will all pass away after use! I know that these regulations look wise with their self-inspired efforts at worship, their policy of self-humbling, and their studied neglect of the body. But in actual practice they do honour, not to God,…

There is always work in God’s Vineyard!

And about the eleventh hour he went out and found others standing. And he said to them, ‘Why do you stand here idle all day?’ They said to him, ‘Because no one has hired us.’ He said to them, ‘You go into the vineyard too.’ Matthew 20:6-7 Often this parable is taught as if the workers…

His House is in the Village Though

Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow                      Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost     I have always…

Where do the Little birds go?

The animals take cover; they remain in their dens. The tempest comes out from its chamber, the cold from the driving winds. Job 37:8-9 The Hawk has his solid nest in the pines and the eagle has fled to her mountain. The ducks and geese have packed their bags and wisely headed for warmer climes, but where do…

Yet in thy dark streets shineth

The Thanksgiving snow still falling makes me think of Christmas! When men say they love “God’s Country” they usually speak of open spaces, mountains and prairies. But when God so loved the world that He sent Jesus, He came to where God’s country truly is: Dark city streets where He could shine! The people who…