Category Archives: Suffering

THE REJECTED CHRIST

Reminding myself about Jesus’ commitment to humankind does not have to be limited to any particular time of the year such as Easter. It is something I need to do every day This daily reading is from William Johnson’s 2006 … Continue reading

Posted in Apologetics, Christ's Sacrifice, Easter, Incarnation, Injustice, Jesus, Suffering

Would you deny Christ to save your life?

Commenting on the response made by US Republican Candidate, Dr Ben Carson to another awful American shooting the author says in this post , “I realize I am a little late to the party on this but…Dr. Ben Carson recently lit up social media … Continue reading

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Scheer Memorial Hospital Helps In Nepal Tragedy

It’s good to read of Adventist Hospitals in the news. Nepal’s Scheer Adventist Hospital was another that was new to me until the earthquake; then I read that it is partnering ADRA, which we have all been raising funds for in … Continue reading

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ADRA & Humanitarian Aid In Nepal Tragedy  

Several Seventh-day Adventists from around the West Midlands were either travelling or directly involved in humanitarian work in Nepal when the earthquake struck. With the second earthquake more than 8,000 are feared dead and around 20,000 injured. Professional photographer James Watson, … Continue reading

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“Precious Lord, Take My Hand” Thomas Dorsey

Thinking about the previous post set me wondering about others who might have contributed richly to hymn writing through their own suffering or adversity, or through some traumatic unwelcome circumstance with which others can identify in some way in their own … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Gospel, Suffering, The New Birth, Tragedy

Beneath The Cross of Jesus

‘Beneath the Cross of Jesus’, was written in 1868 by Miss Elizabeth Cecilia Douglas Clephane. The inclusion of ‘Douglas’ in her forenames identifies her with the famous ancient Douglas clan of that noble house from the Scottish Lowlands. She was … Continue reading

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Masanga Hospital In Fight Against Ebola Virus

The Ebola Virus crisis is not yet under control. There are varying reports on casualties but Wikipedia reports over 10,000 deaths in West Africa, but the Ebola tragedy is much bigger than those numbers as the previous post suggests; the stigma associated … Continue reading

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Hannah More Biography

The website Breakpoint is promoting a recent biography of Hannah More. Her grave is just up the road from where I live.  Breakpoint think she is much forgotten. “You see,” says Eric Metaxas, “Hannah More is one of those people … Continue reading

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Adventist Hospitals in the News

David Peterson On Porter Adventist Hospital The San – Sydney Adventist Hospital’s “200m dollar extenstion  Waterloo Adventist Hospital Hit by Ebola Loma Linda University Hospital’s $1.2bn Extension Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital We don’t see Adventist hospitals in Europe so … Continue reading

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Waterloo Adventist Hospital Staff  Die From Ebola

Waterloo Adventist Hospital and Cooper Adventist Hospital in Liberia are reported to have closed and under quarantine due to the Ebola Virus, which has claimed the lives of three of the staff at the Waterloo hospital. Says Adventist Health International: … Continue reading

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