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When Jesus came down from the mountainside, large crowds followed him. A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy.  Matthew 8:1-3 Comment If we’re...

Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God; so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them...

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God. Hebrews 13:16 Comment Continuing our theme of the Five Love Languages, this week we’re looking at Gifts. Sometimes this can seem a bit of negative gift as perhaps it makes the person look materialistic but actually it’s SO much more than...

Moses’ father-in-law replied, ‘What you are doing is not good. You and these people who come to you will only wear yourselves out. The work is too heavy for you; you cannot handle it alone.’ Exodus 18:17-18 NIV Comment Individually and as a couple, we love people; we love talking, listening, advising, hanging out, helping, laughing with, rescuing, entertaining, problem solving, and...

Words Kill, words give life; they’re either poison or fruit, you decide.  Proverbs 18:21 MSG Comment I was standing in a queue recently and sadly watched a man talking unpleasantly to his wife.  As he talked, she physically shrivelled and grew smaller.  It was like poison was creeping into her and life was ebbing from her. I was quite surprised when...