Archive | April 2013

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EASTER PEOPLE LIVING IN A GOOD FRIDAY WORLD

John Foster tells how an enquirer from Hinduism approached an Indian Bishop. Unaided he had read the New Testament, and the story had fascinated him. In particular he was gripped by the person of Jesus Christ. He felt he had entered a new world. In the Gospels it was all about Jesus … his works, […]

THE HARROWING OF HELL

Two of my grandsons were discussing the meaning of Easter. Their conversation went something like this. George (age 5): ‘Luke, do you know that Easter time is when Jesus died on the cross?’ Luke (age 3)  ‘Yeah … then he fell down a big hole!’ Now in some ways that is not a bad answer. […]

HIDDEN BEHIND THE DOOR

The Boys’ Choir in a fashionable city church were going to sing ‘Onward Christian Soldiers’ for the Processional in the Sunday Morning Service. After the Saturday rehearsal several of the boys had an idea. They would make some crosses to carry down the aisle as they sang. Out came the hammer and nails, and soon […]