Author Archives: davidgrose

About davidgrose

I am a Bible believing Christian, brought up in the Brethren Movement, and now find myself associating with charismatics even though I do not always agree with them. I am in full-time employment. I have interests in history and photography amongst others.

War Will Always Leave its Scars.

As I am writing this there is war in Ukraine and much of the news broadcasts is devoted to this. How it will all end is unclear at this time. But no doubt it will end one day. The news … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom.

Today the word fear has negative connotations, however, when put in perspective it can be a positive thing. This is true when we hear the verse about the fear of the Lord being the beginning of wisdom (Proverbs Chapter 1 … Continue reading

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God Has No Grandchildren.

The above is a phrase that is often heard in Evangelical Christian circles. It is one of those sayings that you could forgiven for thinking that there was actually a verse of Scripture. But there is a section of the … Continue reading

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A Question of Perspective 2

A few weeks ago the River Spey burst its banks as a result of rain and snow melt. Its height fluctuated over several days by the time this was taken it was on the way down again, but it was … Continue reading

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“The Angel of the Lord.”

There are times when the high tops of the Cairngorms are obscured by clouds, but on occasions some other lower feature is highlighted by a break in the clouds as in the photograph above. Equally, there are times when God … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and Christians.

Until a few weeks ago the idea that a virus outbreak would close churches was unthinkable in this country, but now it has happened. True, many churches are now trying to meet online but there are many older churchgoers who … Continue reading

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An Unappreciated Gift.

I suspect most people have received gifts they did not appreciate. This year I decide to give the birds that visit my garden a new nyger seed feeder as my original one was getting quite tatty with one of its … Continue reading

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Beware of the King Ahazs of this World.

At this time of year at Carol Services and other Christmas events the prophesies of Isaiah in chapters 7 and 9. The first being the sign of Immanuel and the second being the one with “for unto us a child … Continue reading

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The Problem of Money in the Church.

When I came home from work yesterday I noticed a sparrow at my bird feeder then realised that something was wrong with it. I had omitted to fill it in the morning and this young fledgling in desperation had managed … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale.

The picture that you see is of a bollard that was hit by a reversing vehicle. It is located at a supermarket, an articulated lorry delivering fresh food was just about to reverse into its delivery bay when a smaller … Continue reading

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