Short Devotion : John 6:63, 66

Short Devotion : John 6:63, 66

“‘The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and life’ … From this time many of his disciples turned back and no longer followed him.” John 6:63, 66 Jesus’ teaching is too much for many, then and...
Short Devotion : Romans 9:13

Short Devotion : Romans 9:13

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Just as it is written: ‘Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.’” Romans 9:13 Paul spends three chapters discussing Israel’s position with God after their failure to accept Jesus as their Messiah....
Short Devotion : Matthew 16:12

Short Devotion : Matthew 16:12

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “Then they understood that he was not telling them to guard against the yeast used in bread, but against the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.” Matthew 16:12 The disciples...
Short Devotion : Matthew 13:33

Short Devotion : Matthew 13:33

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. He told them still another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty pounds of flour until it worked all through the dough.” Matthew 13:33...
Jesus’ Use of Figures of Speech

Jesus’ Use of Figures of Speech

Bible scholars have accurately translated the words of the Bible, yet, it still reflects its language and idioms. Like us, they had their favourite expressions, illustrations and sayings. They don’t always convert well into English. The Bible is a translation and, in...
Book Review : The Elements of Eloquence

Book Review : The Elements of Eloquence

I enjoyed, The Elements of Eloquence : how to turn the perfect English Phrase, immensely. The author, Mark Forsyth has a great sense of humour and writes in a witty manner. The book covers a wide range of figures of speech and even when a particular figure of speech...