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Phillip Medhurst's Bible in pictures 018 Jacob and the angel at Peniel

By William Brassey Hole (1846-1917) from “Old Testament History” (Eyre and Spottiswoode 1925). Location of painting unknown.


June 6th, 1520: The Field of Cloth of Gold, (a.k.a. Histories most expensive dick measuring contest).

Back in 1518, when tensions between European countries were high, and each nation was acting like a chief to the next, declaring wars and generally being cunts to their neighbours, Henry VIII’s right hand man, Cardinal Wolsey, hatched a plan. 924 more words

Wrestling With Wonder.

A few months ago, I picked up a book called Wrestling With Wonder by Marlo Schalesky. It was the title itself that caught my eye as I felt that those very words easily describe what I so often do- wrestle with wonder. 1,353 more words

The Shack

I read the book “The Shack.”  Twice.  I also saw the movie … with a friend who also read the book.  We both teared up watching God’s love in action.  1,052 more words


Jacob wrestles 

Based on Genesis 32-33, and The Story of Redemption, Chapter 13 by Ellen G. White

In a sleepless night, Jacob spent time on his own, and prayed. 452 more words

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