The Gifts of the Spirit to the Church

by John R Ecob DD At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit was given to baptise (place in) Old Testament saints into the Body of Christ and thus make “one new man” distinct from Israel. In Paul’s first epistle to the Corinthians chapter 12 he lists the gifts that God gave to the...

Dark Dark Days

by John R Ecob DD Through the wrath of the LORD of hosts is the land darkened, and the people shall be as the fuel of the fire: no man shall spare his brother. (Isaiah 9:19). The Prophet Isaiah lived in dark days of the history of Judah and Israel. The evil northern...

One Taken and the Other Left

Back to Poems ← Grace, Grace! One Taken and the Other Left   John Ecob One taken and the other left,Two souls in bed and still fast asleep.One taken and another left,Two in the field out minding the sheep.One taken and the other left,Two in a factory at work for...

New Government

by John R Ecob DD Elderly people reminisce of their younger days and the conditions under which they lived. Those who were too young to go to WWII recall the days of youth and the happy occasions enjoyed while growing up. Apart from the Cold War, the Korean War and...

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