Category Archives: Scotland

4 Minute Devotions: Bride of Christ

Ephesians 5:32 This is a profound mystery-but I am talking about Christ and the church. It seems so old fashioned now, but I can remember a time when the title “Mother Church” was constantly used. It referred to the place … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: The Lost Ring

Psalm 36: 7     How priceless is your unfailing love! Both high and low among men find refuge in the shadow of your wings. My wife Evelyn lost her engagement ring the other day. She had put some hand cream … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Seeing Everything

Job 28:24 For God views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens. I love using Google Earth on my computer. It amazes me that satellite cameras can focus on my neighborhood, allowing me to see my … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: An Inconvenient Gospel

John 16:31 “You believe at last!” Jesus answered. Years ago, when I ministered to the Scottish fishing village of Dunure, some people stopped coming to church. Eventually, they were asked by a couple of elders of why they had become … Continue reading

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Compassion for a Killer

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. There’s been a lot of outrage expressed on both sides of the Atlantic about the Scottish Secretary of Justice’s decision to … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Room for Hypocrites

Psalm 26:4 I do not sit with deceitful men, nor do I consort with hypocrites; Over the years, I’ve heard some people say, “I don’t go to church. It’s full of hypocrites.” My usual answer to that is: “Don’t worry. … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: A New Love

Is love at first sight predestined by God? A story from Scotland. Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Podcast version click here: On top of my church computer, I keep my old KJV Red … Continue reading

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