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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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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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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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Enjoying God and Knowing God’s Heart For The Poor


Very often when we think of God’s heart for the poor we tend to feel guilty about what we possess the perspective that the Lord gives us in chapters 14 and 15 of Deuteronomy is very different from that. We … Continue reading

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Total Depravity: horrible words that describe humankind’s falleness


No words can adequately describe the result of humankind’s fall into sin, the words total depravity have been used and are frequently misunderstood by those who do not hold to a Reformed Theology. When we say that men are totally … 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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The Image of God in Humankind:some thoughts


The whole concept of the Divine Image in humankind is central to understanding who humankind is according to the Bible. In our days when humankind is reduced to just a collection of atoms in the thoughts of many in secular … 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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Holy Communion Service based on John 6.


Bible Reading John 6:32-59. 32 Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven. 33 … Continue reading

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