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It’s in Christ that we find out who we are and what we are living for.  Long before we first heard of Christ and got our hopes up, he had his eye on us, had designs on us for glorious living, part of the overall purpose he is working out in everything and everyone.  Ephesians 1:11-12 (MSG) Comment Amazing!  I’m part...

Come to me, all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.  Matthew 11:28-30 Comment ‘Yoke’ is a strange word today which...

Jesus asked “What else is the Kingdom of God like?” It is like yeast used by a woman making bread. Even though she used as large amount of flour, the yeast permeated every part of the dough” Luke 12 v 20-21 Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance” 1 Cor 13 v...

Is there any encouragement from belonging to Christ? Any comfort from his love? Any fellowship together in the Spirit? Are your hearts tender and compassionate?  Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.  Philippians 2 v 1-2 Comment Just because we married a fellow Christian doesn’t...

What this adds up to, then, is this: no more lies, no more pretense. Tell your neighbor the truth. In Christ’s body we’re all connected to each other, after all. When you lie to others, you end up lying to yourself. Eph 4:25  (MSG) Comment Continuing our walk through The Message’s paraphrasing of Ephesians we come to this encouragement to...

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5 Comment There’s ablaze of sunshine this morning and it seems that suddenly everyone is happy!  As lockdown has eased a little further a feeling of holidays descends, people talk of bbqs & socialising and there’s an energy that was missing in the last cooler, damp...

‘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...