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Don’t ever stop thinking about what is truly worthwhile and worthy of praise. Philippians 4:8 (CEV) Comment As a couple we are very different. There are many things my husband is not! DIY is not his strong suit and whereas I adore anything to do with the sea, he feels unwell just driving across the Thames on Waterloo Bridge. And I...

Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16.24 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. Ephesians 4.29 Comment Words of affirmation are one of the ‘5 love languages’....

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfil the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 Comment Over Christmas we ‘binge’ watched our way through both seasons of the Netflix blockbuster The Crown.  Whether the facts are correct or not, there is no doubt that over the years the Queen and Prince Philip have endured tough pressures in a...

He died for us so that, whether we are awake or asleep, we may live together with him. Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:10,11 Comment Lost month marked the 70th anniversary of the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights. Not that many generations back, a wife, along with her possessions,...

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. 1 Thes 5:11 Comment In last week’s ePrayer we talked about new years resolution and inviting God into those.  This week we wanted to get a bit more specific and look at new years resolutions for our relationship as a couple. Perhaps as a...

If a man has recently married, he must not be sent to war or have any other duty laid on him. For one year he is to be free to stay at home and bring happiness to the wife he has married.  Deuteronomy 24 v 5 Comment This verse is SO encouraging – God is saying ‘Stop, take some time...

For You, O Lord, are my Lamp; the Lord lightens my darkness. For by You I run through a troop; by my God I leap over a wall. As for God, His way is perfect; the word of the Lord is tried. He is a Shield to all those who trust and take refuge in Him.’  2 Samuel 22:29-31 Comment...

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.  John 1:1,14 Comment The early Church had no buildings, programmes, power...

We understand what love is when we realisethat Christ gave his life for us. That means we must give our lives for each other (in this case of husband/wife). 1 John 3:16 Comment Most of us must have seen the famous footprints poem; it is seen everywhere reproduced on cards, tea-towels, posters etc. When the question is asked, “Where were...

The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!”. 1 Corinithians 12:21 Comment These days independence is often seen as a good thing … ‘do what’s right for you’ we’re told. Now I’m lucky, I have a partner who’s usually ready to quickly forgive and accept em...