Daily Dependence

Life is meant to be lived one day at a time. The Israelites discovered this when they were in the wilderness. God provided manna for them to eat, but this manna had to be collected and consumed on a daily basis. If they tried to conserve it, maggots appeared and it...

February events

There are a number of fun days coming up in the half-term holidays in our area. Tuesday 19th February (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.) at St Helen’s Church Hall in Thurnscoe. Wednesday 20th February (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) at GPCC, the ‘Churches Together’...

Truths from Hagar’s Experiences

God Sees Us God is given many names in the Bible, but there is none more lovely than the name Hagar gives to God in Genesis 16:13: ‘You are the God who sees me… I have seen the One who sees me.’  We need to grasp something of the omniscience and omnipresence of God....

Beersheba

Beer Lahai Roi was not the only well of significance in Hagar’s life. In Genesis 21, we read of another well at Beersheba, of another encounter with God during desperate times. Some fourteen years after Ishmael’s birth, the promised son, Isaac, was born to...

Beer Lahai Roi

Beer Lahai Roi, an unusual sounding name for a well, is a well mentioned in Genesis 16, the story of Hagar and Ishmael. It’s the first well mentioned in the Bible, and as with many cases reminds us of the desperate need for water, but also shows us that...