Sandyknowes Blog

Living beside the busiest roundabout in Northern Ireland gives plenty of opportunity for watching the world go by. Sandyknowes Blog is the personal blog of Niall Lockhart (minister of Ballyhenry). Pull in and have a read…

Read: Psalm 116 vs 1-19

Not far from our house you can get the bus into Belfast. You can get a slow bus that goes down the Antrim Road stopping at lots of places along the way, or you can get an ‘Express’ that drives down the M2 getting taking you right into the heart of the city.

Read: Psalm 115 vs 1-18

There are a lot of names in the Bible. According to Google there are over 1700 individuals named across the Old and New Testaments. That’s a lot of names!

Read: Psalm 114 vs 1-8

There are lots of numbers in the Bible. So for example the animals went into the ark 2 by 2, there were 10 commandments, Jesus called 12 disciples and told them to forgive others ’70 times 7’. One of the less well known, and yet very significant, numbers in the overall story of the Bible is the number 430. This is the number of years during which Israel lived as slaves in the land of Egypt (see Exodus 12:40.