Category Archives: grace

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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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 Grace: A summary of our salvation.


In 2 Corinthians 13, the Apostle Paul prays for his readers a very simple but profound prayer, he prays in these words, 14┬áMay the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the … Continue reading

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Celebrating our Glorious Liberation: An Invitation to receive Holy Communion


We are invited to come to this Sacred Table by our Lord himself. The Lord Jesus on the night he was betrayed shared the Passover meal with his disciples during this time he instituted this meal as a sign of … Continue reading

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The Call of Moses and the Character of God


The account of Moses being called by God to leadership is one that reveals much about the character of God. It is the account that reveals something of the majesty of God and yet shows his faithfulness to his covenant … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart by Thomas C Oden.


I am reading this book at present it is written in a most engaging style and takes you right into the life not only of Oden but also of the theological debates of the past 60 years. But the book … Continue reading

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The Message of Liberation and Restoration: some thoughts from Isaiah 61


Isaiah the prophet declared many great things and was used of God to communicate so much of the gospel message to us. Isaiah 61 is particularly significant as Jesus declared that these words had been fulfilled in him. It is … Continue reading

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Marriage and Divorce in the New Testament: some thoughts


Marriage is seen as a lifelong commitment throughout the Bible and divorce is seen as a sinful necessity in some situations. Modern divorce laws and indeed the attitude to divorce in our culture are alien to Biblical thinking. It is … Continue reading

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Discipleship:Following the Lord Wherever he leads


When we talk of discipleship we often think of discipleship courses and gaining knowledge and although that is important that is not the heart of discipleship, a disciple is a follower of the Lord. When we start to look at … Continue reading

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Honouring God in our Worship


I believe most Christians would affirm that worship should be God centred but in practice we often evaluate our worship time by how much we enjoyed it. subtly self creeps to the centre. We know that this is not how … Continue reading

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