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Rev's Ramblings

Sun 22 Nov

Our world has many different views on death and dying. There are those who tell us that death is it. There is nothing more. Once the final siren has sounded there is no life after death.There are those who take the path of re-incarnation. You return as something else. Then there are those who believe...

Sun 15 Nov

How does one please God? How do we know what pleases God? To know what pleases God we need to know what God’s will is in particular situations.Paul is not about to leave these brand new Thessalonian Christians bereft of any knowledge of God’s will or what pleases Him. He tells them quite clearly that he...

Sun 8 Nov

We are approaching that time of year when people start sending Christmas Cards and their Annual Newsletter. They were originally sent so that people could catch up on what was happening with family and friends. You would find out about births and weddings and deaths, particularly if the senders lived a...

Sun 1 Nov

How are you is a frequently asked question. We often ask it in passing. It is often asked without expecting any real answer. When was the last time you actually answered truthfully to the question? When was the last time you said to the person asking the question, “Look, if I am brutally honest with...

Sun 25 Oct

Ministry comes in all shapes and sizes. What is your ministry? It could be you have a ministry of preaching the gospel. It could be that you exercise a one on one evangelism ministry. It could be that you have a hospitality ministry – you enjoy serving cuppas. It could be that you have a passion for...

Sun 18 Oct

One of the often asked questions in the New Testament is when will the Lord return? Jesus gave hints of it in the Gospels. The letter writers such as Paul and Peter and John also looked at the question. Their response was along the lines of, “Be ready!”It should not surprise us then, when Paul pens his...

Sun 4 Oct

It is not pleasant when we have been hurt by someone close to us. It could be a family member. It could be a work colleague. It could be a neighbour. It could be someone who is part of your sporting team or in the same club as you. What should we do when someone sins against us or hurts us in some...

Sun 27 Sep

The Bible has quite a bit to say concerning shepherds and sheep. Growing up on a mixed farming enterprise in southern NSW I was able to empathise with the shepherds and sheep of biblical times. Sheep require constant care. It is not as though you can lock them in a paddock and forget about them.You have...

Sun 20 Sep

How do we determine greatness? What makes one great? How does our culture determine greatness? They say that the Sydney Olympic Games were the greatest games ever. What made them great? What made Sir Donald Bradman a great cricketeer? What makes a great teacher? What makes a great politician? What...

Sun 13 Sep

In our world things do not always go as planned for us – particularly in an electronic age. You send an email hoping it will be there in a split second, instead it takes a few days. We set up for On Line Service only to discover the browsers cannot handle it.You can add your own stories for when events...
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