God's word in today's world


Rocks, thunder clouds and joy

Philippians 4:1-9 My daughter read her composition to me. I was astounded by her wisdom and realized that she had already experienced the hard side of life too. Life out there is not easy: The longest journey that we as humans will have to face on earth is our life journey. Life is a journey […]

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Philippians 4:1-9 There’s a hymn, Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, and the chorus goes like this: Rejoice! rejoice! Rejoice in the Lord and rejoice, Rejoice! rejoice! Rejoice in the Lord and rejoice. The Message translation of the Bible puts it like this: 4 Celebrate God all day, every day. I mean, revel in […]

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Laugh as you struggle

Philippians 3:1-3 1And that’s about it, friends. Be glad in God! A friend complained to me about things going wrong: 20% of his labour force simply not pitching up for work; an expensive machine that worked for 15 minutes before a pump broke down; three clients phoning up very upset about having to wait for […]

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Where to find real joy

Philippians 2:12-17 When and why do you find real joy? Often in my life I find my joy going up and down. If the holiday time is fast approaching, or even just the weekend, I feel good, but as soon as it starts coming to an end, I don’t feel that good anymore. As if […]

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