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Advent: A Time of Anticipation


It is very easy to think of Advent as a time when we have Advent calendars and light Advent candles these traditions are good in themselves if they help us to remember the true meaning of Advent but so often … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Pentecost: Church Tradition or a Lived Reality?


On Pentecost Sunday millions of Christians will celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the early church. we gather and we pray,hear the word read and preached from and we sing our hymns and songs,but what does it all … Continue reading

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Jesus exalted in heaven for us


Our Lord Jesus is the exalted Lord and King and at the same time he is the great high priest in heaven. Interestingly the writer of the book of Hebrews sees the priesthood of Jesus as something that should draw … Continue reading

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A Christmas Communion Service


We are gathered here today to celebrate the birth of our Saviour The Lord Jesus Christ. Who came from heaven to save us from our sins. Our hearts response of love is to worship him,let us do just that and … Continue reading

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