David & Marion Cooper

teaching & inspiration for life


February 2016

A Word From God. (by Marion Cooper)

I have been surprised and saddened at the brevity of some Christian lives and ministry. For example, the number of people who enter ministry and are still there 3 years later is staggeringly low. David and I retired 2 years... Continue Reading →

Cockroaches come out in the Dark (By Marion Cooper)

When our family were working in Gibraltar, one spring David and I drove to a ministers and missionary conference in Madrid. Because the conference ended fairly late in the day, it was necessary for us to break our journey home... Continue Reading →

Anchor Lines (By Marion Cooper)

If hearing from God is so important, especially in aiding us to persevere, what should we be doing with that Word when God drops it into our lives? Jeremiah 15.16 says.’ When your words came I ate them, they were... Continue Reading →

The facts versus the truth (By Marion Cooper)

2 Corinthians 10.5. reads’ The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world, on the contrary, they have power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God.... Continue Reading →

Be alert, get indignant. (By Marion Cooper)

We were driving west on the M62 just a few weeks ago and were behind a lorry that repeatedly swerved on to the hard shoulder. It was obvious the driver was either tired or very distracted. (As we overtook him... Continue Reading →

Glorify God In Your Body. (By Marion Cooper)

Reading an article about moderation with alcohol prompted me to write about something that often disturbs me.   Especially in the light of recent media concentration on the dangers of obesity in the western nations, becoming one of our greatest health... Continue Reading →

Be Strong! (By Marion Cooper)

In the Bible, we are often exhorted to “Be strong”.    In the Old Testament,  God commands Joshua as he undertakes a huge task to “Be strong”.  Joshua 1.6.   Then again in the New Testament, Paul encourages the church in Ephesus to... Continue Reading →

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