David & Marion Cooper

teaching & inspiration for life

Go the Second Mile.

  During our trip to Australia last October, one of the blessings was the warm, friendly and hospitable people.  People, who helped, advised and were genuinely kind. Like the couple who pulled in behind us on a deserted country road... Continue Reading →


Turn the Other Cheek

As we’ve been looking at the radical life of Jesus, it’s in Matthew 5.38-48 where we particularly find Jesus turns around the norm of His day and generation. In Exodus 21.24, the Israelite law says, ‘An eye for an eye,... Continue Reading →

How do I live in 2017?   [4] (by Marion Cooper)

  How then do I, with all my human frailties, take as my role model and example, Jesus Christ, the Son of God? Especially in these troubled and changing times, beset with prejudices and fears, how do I emulate such... Continue Reading →

How do I Live in 2017?  –  3. (By Marion Cooper)

We live in unprecedented days. Not since the Second World War have we known such massive movement of peoples. One of the greatest problems of this generation is migration and refugees. As individuals we have very little control of these... Continue Reading →

How do I Live in 2017?  –  2. (By Marion Cooper)

I was talking about how impartial Jesus was, and the other area that impressed itself upon me was His attitude to children. In Matthew 19. 13-15 it says that they brought children to Jesus for Him to bless them. It... Continue Reading →

How do I Live in 2017?  –  1. (by Marion Cooper)

At the end of last year, I began to look afresh into the lifestyle of Jesus and having taught and written on the subject of lifestyle for many years, was surprised at how challenging His life was. Now we know... Continue Reading →

A Stone of Help (by Marion Cooper)

Every year, around this time, I have a little ritual that I enjoy so much. I change all the details and important information in this past year’s diary and transfer it into my sparkling next year’s diary! I suppose it’s... Continue Reading →

To Old  Friends (And New!) by Marion Cooper

How very, very fast each progressive year rolls by! And it seems to get faster the older I become. Anybody agree? 2016 has been a good year for us catching up with some very old friends and some fairly new... Continue Reading →

His Favour Lasts a Lifetime. (by Marion Cooper)

David and I have just returned from four and a half weeks travelling. We started off with 3 days in Singapore, then flew to Adelaide where we picked up a car and drove around 4000 kms around the SE coast... Continue Reading →

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