Category Archives: love

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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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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Conforming to the World or Maintaining God’s Purpose For Us


There is a temptation that is common to all Christians and that is the temptation to conform to the world and its mindset. This has been a problem since mankind fell into sin. The world calls on us to be … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Generous Saviour, giver of good gifts: A reflection for Pentecost


So often when we think of God we come to him as though he was mean and tight fisted, but the Scripture paints a very different picture it shows us a God of grace and love. In this post I … Continue reading

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A Pentecostal Communion Service.


A Prayer Lord Jesus we joyfully come to you our Saviour knowing that you alone have paid the price for sin, we thank you for the finished work of atonement. We thank you for your love and grace that is … Continue reading

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