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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 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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Judgement, Grace and the Outpouring of the Holy Spirit


In Isaiah 44 we encounter a passage which is full of assurance of the love, sovereignty, and justice of God. The prophet has demonstrated that Israel has been justly judged by God and their time of exile is a result … 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 May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the … Continue reading

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King David Encounters The Awesome Presence of God


King David was a man who sought the Lord and wanted to know his presence of God in his and the nation’s life, because of this he wanted the Ark of the Covenant to be in Jerusalem.In his zeal to … 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 Glory of God manifested at Sinai and the Ressurrection


The Biblical revelation tells us of a God who reveals himself in space and time. A  God who shows great love towards his people and yet a God who is Holy. This Holy God can not bear the sight of … 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 Surprising Words and Actions of Jesus:Some thoughts from Mark 7


We can get too used to the gospel stories and thereby loose their radical teaching, in Mark 7 we have several accounts which we are so used to that we miss the point. We have to remember that the world … 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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