This Psalm plays like a complimentary piece to the previous Psalm. That previous Psalm gave us plenty of reasons to remember what God has done. This Psalm gives plenty of reasons to remember how we are likely to respond to what God has done and it’s not pretty. It would be comforting to think that […]Read More Psalm 106 – What Have We Done For God Lately?
What things is it good to know about God? If I was introducing someone who was interested to find out more about God, I would point out that among the great things about Him is that He is good and He keeps His promises. This Psalm looks long at first, but when you consider it […]Read More Psalm 105 – What Has God Done For Me Lately?
I spent a lot of my childhood reading. Yeah I spent a lot of it watching television as well. Probably too much television as I get the impression every time I am in a tight situation and suddenly recall the theme tune to Thundercats or the opening monologue of Adam, Prince of Eternia from He-Man. […]Read More Perils Of Forgetting History
It is out in the open then. Once again the Drydens are on the move. This blog started in 2005 back on Blogger and in the seven years since it’s begun I have lived in five different houses! Five! In the first 18 years of my life I lived in just two properties. Times have […]Read More No Turning Back
My introduction to the Bible was through the Old Testament. When I was a child I read aspects of the Old Testament like a story. I never understood some of the prophetic books. I enjoyed the first bit of Daniel and gave the other bits a miss. Of the first five books, I obviously didn’t […]Read More Learning From History: We Want One To Rule Over Us (But Not That One)
The eye that mocks a father, that scorns an aged mother, will be pecked out by the ravens of the valley, will be eaten by the vultures. (Proverbs 30:17) Respecting our parents is the first command with promise, outside of commands relating to our relationship with God, this is the first issue that God gives us. Parents […]Read More MTP30 – Valuing Heritage
As I mentioned at the start of the month there are a number of significant events and milestones that take place over this month. A dear family friend will be celebrating her birthday with us, hopefully. This week also sees the first year anniversary of our departure from living in Stoke-on-Trent. The most important event […]Read More Happy 5th Blog Birthday