Fight For Freedom
On the 11th September 1297, the Scottish troops gathered at the Stirling Bridge to go into battle against the formidable English Army. The Scots are led by William Wallace, and the story is retold in the 1995 movie, Braveheart. In arguably the most memorable scene of the movie, William Wallace (Mel Gibson) addresses his troops […]Read More
A New Thing
One the most tragic characters in fiction would have to be Miss Havisham in Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. After being jilted just hours before her wedding, Miss Havisham was trapped in the moment of her betrayal. Still wearing her wedding dress, with one shoe on, her accessories lying on her dressing table; she is a […]Read More
As we go..
In Luke 17, Jesus enters into a town where he encounters ten lepers. As lepers, these men where social outcasts. They were forbidden to go to the temple to worship and people would avoid them at all costs.Yet they have heard of the reputation of Jesus the healer and they have a choice. Do they […]Read More
Come Follow Me..
To two sets of brothers, fishermen by the Sea of Galilee, Jesus says “come follow me.” In these three words, Jesus uses the common invitation of a rabbi to a student to become his disciple.When a rabbi made such an invitation, it was an immense privilege. After years of study, watching the student memorise Scripture, […]Read More
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