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REFLECTION FOR Ash Wednesday : TAKING HOLD AND LETTING GO

1 Timothy 6:1–19 [1] Let all who are under a yoke as bondservants regard their own masters as worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and the teaching may not be reviled. [2] Those who have believing … Continue reading

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WHY PRAY?

Some time ago I came across an article in The Church Times by Bishop John Saxbee, whose previous books include ‘Liberal Evangelism’, reflecting on the place of prayer in Evangelism. His position is fairly typical: ‘the enlightenment can’t be undone’; … Continue reading

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REFLECTION FOR SECOND SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS: WHEN YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND ……….

Luke 2:41–52 The Boy Jesus in the Temple [41] Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. [42] And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. [43] And when … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON THESSALONIANS: UNCEASING PRAYER

1 Thessalonians 5:12–28 Final Instructions and Benediction [12] We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, [13] and to esteem them very highly in love because of … Continue reading

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REFLECTION FOR ADVENT 2: BEING EXPECTANT IN PRAYER

Luke 1:5–20 Birth of John the Baptist Foretold [5] In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON REVELATION: THE LAMB AND THE LAST WORD

Revelation 5 The Scroll and the Lamb [1] Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. [2] And I saw a … Continue reading

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REFLECTION FOR REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY: I urge prayer for all Kings ….

1 Timothy 2:1–7 Pray for All People [1] First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, [2] for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a … Continue reading

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REVELATION: LETTERS OF LIGHT TO THE LIGHTS

Revelation 2:1–11 To the Church in Ephesus [1] “To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: ‘The words of him who holds the seven stars in his right hand, who walks among the seven golden lampstands. [2] “‘I know … Continue reading

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LETTER TO THE PHILIPPIANS: AN AUDIO REFLECTION

Philippians 2:1–13 Christ’s Example of Humility [1] So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, [2] complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the … Continue reading

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SPIRITUAL SINGING

The hardest aspect, for me, about worship in church at the moment is not being able to sing! Singing is an essential and life giving part of worship. St Augustine must have loved a good sing! It was he who … Continue reading

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