Category Archives: God’s love

Worship,Faith and Doubt in the Nativity Story


One of the fascinating aspects of the Nativity story is the important place of worship within it, worship features both in formal settings and in everyday life. It is almost as if the paradigm for worship is given in an … Continue reading

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Creation,Fall and the Promise of Redemption


When we read the first 3 chapters of Genesis it is easy to be so taken up with the subject of creation and the fall that we altogether miss the promise of redemption. Chapters 1 and 2 show us the … Continue reading

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God’s Concern For The Poor.


It is very encouraging to hear of many ministries to the poor from Christian ministries and Churches, We hear of the Work of Christians Against Poverty here in the UK and of a multitude of other expressions of Christian compassion … Continue reading

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Fix Your Eyes On Jesus


I believe that we need, above all things to “fix our eyes on Jesus”. that statement sounds fine until we start to think about it. We don’t know how to do this at time,so I want to make a few … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit Part 2


In my last posting I began to consider some of the implications of the relationship between Word and Spirit, I want to continue with a few insights from the overlap between¬† the doctrine of the incarnation and that of the … Continue reading

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The Sanctifying Power of the Doctrine of the Trinity


The great doctrine of the Holy Trinity is not just some abstract thought, but it also points to the greatness of God’s saving work in our lives today. I want to look at this doctrine as it applies to our … Continue reading

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A Healing Communion Service


¬†Words of Invitation: The Lord Jesus says to his church, Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they … Continue reading

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Holy Comunion and Healing


The very essence of Holy Communion is that it demonstrates all that Christ has achieved for us in his redemptive sufferings it therefore seems to make sense to have prayer for healing during a communion service. Of course this implies … Continue reading

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Jesus the healer


Whenever we read the gospels one thing that we notice is that Jesus was concerned to bring healing to people, he was not just concerned about their spiritual state but also about their physical needs. What also becomes clear is … Continue reading

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How Inclusive is the Gospel?


Inclusiveness is emphasised as part of political correctness, all sorts of documents claim that one must be inclusive. Recently various Christian speakers and authors have been claiming that because the gospel is inclusive at its heart this can justify behaviour … Continue reading

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