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About pneumaandlogos

David Rollings was born in Luton in1949 and raised by my Christian parents in the Gospel Standard Strict Baptist denomination( Hyper-Calvinistic} in the sixties I rebelled against this background and got involved in left-wing politics. I became a Christian in 1969 and soon started reading Francis Schaeffer's books and came to embrace a Christian Worldview. I had the privilege of being on the staff of L'Abti Fellowship from1975 - 1979. After L'abri I studied at London School of Theology where I gained my BA.(1983) A few years later I studied for my MA by distance learning with The Nazarene Theological College Manchester (1999) For the last 22 years, I have been an elder of Shoreham-by-Sea Baptist Church. I also regularly attend the Christian Doctrine Study Group of the Tyndale Fellowship.

The Love of Jesus Shown Through Healing and Forgiveness


The love of Jesus is shown to us in many ways in the Gospels but perhaps it is seen most often in the way Jesus brought healing and forgiveness to the needy.  We see in many ways that Jesus was … Continue reading

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The Significance of The Ascension.


It is important to notice that the Ascension plays a significant role in salvation history, it is not something that can be pushed to the margins of the faith. Everything that Jesus said and did is important and the Ascension … Continue reading

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Ascension Day Meditation.


I want to consider one or two aspects of the ascension which can speak to us in a practical way. Quite often we overlook the significance of the Ascension and I feel we impoverish ourselves by doing this. The implications … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about the General Election 2017


As Christians, we are called to be salt and light in society to show forth the truth of God’s word as it applies to every aspect of our being. let me spell out a few key principles that we need … Continue reading

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Grace flows from the Cross of Christ.


We should often be people who meditate on the amazing grace of God, this is not something to think about just on Good Friday but rather all the year round. Paul in his letter to the Romans illustrates this well … Continue reading

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Serve the Lord with Gladness


We are called to serve the Lord with glad and sincere hearts, this calling is not the result of some legalistic obligation but a heartfelt response to God’s grace. It is not surprising therefore that we find the Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Grace displayed through the Incarnation


As Christmas approaches, we see many images of a child in a manger and this reminds us of the amazing fact that we are celebrating is God becoming a man. Before the incarnation, the eternal Son of God,  the second … Continue reading

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Pursuing the Purpose of God in Worship.


Worship is central to the Christian life and the Bible gives us many examples of the worshipping person. Worship in scripture is not just something for worship services but rather shows the attitude of our heart in every part of … Continue reading

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Pursuing God’s Purpose In The Face Of Opposition.


The Book of Ezra shows us how God restores his people and helps them to follow his ways even in the midst of opposition. At the outset, we should notice that the people had returned to the promised land as … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit in the life of a Christian: an overview.


The very important subject of the Person and work of the Holy spirit is often a neglected area of study or an area where there are  imbalances of teaching. In this post, I am trying to give an overview of … Continue reading

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