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‘Haven’t you read,’ he replied, ‘that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason aman will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’ So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.’ Matthew...

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!  2 Corinthians 5:17 Comment As I was considering this eprayer our dog came and put her head on my lap and looked at me and wagged her tail…. aaah. Pepper (the dog) with her trust and devotion often reminds me of...

How could one man chase a thousand and two put ten thousand to flight?…….for their rock is not like our rock as even our enemies concede!  Deuteronomy 32:30 Comment God employs some very interesting mathematics at times whereby one plus one doesn’t always add up to 2. When God uses His power of synergy, the correlated and combined force of...

This is the confidence we have in approaching God; that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us – whatever we ask – we know that we have what we asked of him. 1 John 5: 14-15 Comment This week I met an angry man. He had reason to be...

As a nosy teenager I once asked my Mum why she married my Dad. She was a stunning woman and my Dad was just an ordinary looking chap. She replied without hesitation, ‘He was kind.’ So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you; compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline....

‘ …. walk with me and work with me – watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.” Matthew 11:28-30 MSG Comment God created many rhythms to help us live life fully – Night and Day,...

And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased.  Hebrews 13:16 Comment With Remembrance Sunday falling this weekend it’s a good time to think back and remind ourselves and give thanks for what people have done in the past to protect our freedom. Lives have been put on the line,...

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to...

Later they sent some of the Pharisees and Herodians to Jesus to catch him in his words. They came to him and said, “Teacher, we know you are a man of integrity. You aren’t swayed by men, because you pay no attention to who they are; but you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. Is it...

“How can you believe if you accept praise from one another, yet make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God?”  John 5:44 Comment The Bible show us that things go horribly wrong when instead of being obedient to God we do things to please and impress one another, to get recognition; when we seek ‘the...