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The Weapons of our Warfare


When the subject of spiritual warfare is mentioned we often find two extremes, some see demons under every bed and others play down the notion of spiritual warfare. We have seen both extremes in our day in the pentecostal/charismatic movement … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian Theology of Stanley J Grenz by Jason S Sexton: A short boook review


This book is a must read for anyone who is interested in the theological writings of Stanley Grenz, here we find a clear scholarly analysis of Grenz theological position. I hope particularly that those who have been critical of Grenz … Continue reading

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The Greatness, Humility And Glory of God Our Saviour


Too often when we isolate one aspect of who God is we¬† miss the riches of his self-revelation, I realise that in this post I will do this because when one considers the greatness of God that is inevitable. The … 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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Have we forgotten the real Spirit of Christmas


As we listen to the Christmas story the major players that we fix our attention on are Jesus,Mary,Joseph, the shepherds, the angels and the wise men. We make mention of the fact that Jesus is the Father’s gift to humanity … Continue reading

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Living with Epilepsy: Reflections on 60 years of battle


In this post I want to share with you in a very honest way some of the problems facing a person who has epilepsy. Even today one finds that having epilepsy seems to be a condition which carries a stigma. … Continue reading

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Praying for peace in a warring world.


We have been reminded in many ways during the past year of the tragedy of war. We have seen pictures of the poppies at the Tower of London reminding us in a vivid way of the loss of life. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Salvation,Revelation and Life in the Spirit: some thoughts from Ephesians


The Apostle Paul in writing his letter to the Ephesians shows that salvation is an act of God’s amazing grace, firstly he looks at the the plan of salvation, he then turns to prayer. Paul’s prayers tell us a great … Continue reading

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When theSpirit comes, so does the opposition


So often when we see God working powerfully we expect everything to go well. Although we would not adhere to the prosperity gospel we expect to find blessing and constant victory and we shout and scream when it does not … 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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