“Talk is cheap,” they say. Perhaps this is particularly and painfully true when it comes to love. Perhaps this is why we are exhorted by John, “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth” (1 John 3:18).
Several weeks ago, I began to question whether to continue our studies in the book of Proverbs. As I prepared to preach from Proverbs 6, I thought that perhaps a pause would be in order. I felt, increasingly, that what as a church were facing
C. S. Lewis has written, We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade, the presence of God. The world is crowded with him. He walks everywhere incognito. And the incognito is not always easy to penetrate. The real labor is to remember to attend. In
It is customary at this time of year for lights to decorate homes, shops and, for many, Christmas trees. The custom of decorating trees with lights goes back to when Christmas trees were decorated with candles, which symbolised Christ being the light of the world.