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Scripture Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Comment Don’t worry – I am not suggesting that you make phony thankful prayers for difficult circumstances! God wants us to be real with him. However, it is healthy to develop a habit of thanking each other and God...

Scripture We must work while it is day; night is coming when no one can work.  John 9 v 4 Comment The violent events in France have shocked the world. The funerals will feature many tributes to loved ones who died – but sadly those husbands, wives, mothers, fathers and friends, will never hear those words of appreciation because they have...

Scripture Summing up: Be agreeable, be sympathetic, be loving, be compassionate, be humble. That goes for all of you, no exceptions. No retaliation. No sharp-tongued sarcasm. Instead, bless—that’s your job, to bless. You’ll be a blessing and also get a blessing.  1 Peter 3 8-9 (MSG) Comment Agreement was crucial in selecting our life partner – not romantic – not...

Scripture A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver.  Proverbs 25:11 (RSV) Comment We speak many words in any day. Some are throw away comments of little value. The word described here is different. A word that fits the occasion or need. A word that is precious and valuable like a work of art...

Scripture And Mary said: ‘My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour…’ Luke 1: 30-33, 38 Comment It’s Christmas. How do you feel? I must admit I’m writing this before Christmas Day and so I can only imagine how I feel. …like I’ve eaten too much. Probably. …Exhausted and enjoying some ‘down time’. Definitely! …Enjoying...

Scripture But the angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favour with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,...

Scripture But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in...

Scripture Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. Colossians 3:15 Comment The second Sunday in Advent is often associated with the theme of peace. Peace can mean a state of tranquillity, calm and the absence of anxiety. HMMM, that challenges me as I think of ‘all that...

Scripture Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,  through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we boast in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and...

Scripture Greet each other with a sacred kiss. Romans 16:16 (NLT) Comment In the early days of our relationship we very naturally showed each other affection; touching, kissing, holding hands… We would also often say things like: “I really care for you.” “I love you.” “You’re so special.” If you’re still naturally affectionate, celebrate that! If, like me, you’re not regularly...