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235. What insight does Romans 1 have to the same sex marriage debate? Does it favour a “Yes” or “No” vote?

In the last few articles I have looked at an article that appeared recently on an ABC website. The writer was attempting to show that the Bible did not argue against same sex marriage.  She did correctly emphasise that when … Continue reading

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210. FORGIVENESS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. The Meaning of Forgiveness. (2nd in series of 10).

A TRUE STORY. (The names have been altered for the sake of privacy and confidentiality). “I choose to forgive him.” They may seem to be very simple words to say. But for Bernice it took more than twenty years to … Continue reading

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193. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:3. Thanking God For What We Have In Christ

Why embark on such a journey? As the old saying puts it, “Why not!” There are many good reasons why it would be a good idea. One reason is that it is always good to base one’s prayers upon God’s … Continue reading

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192. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:1-2. A Gracious Greeting about God’s Grace and Peace

(In this series I hope to take a leisurely stroll through St Paul’s letter to the Ephesians to reflect on the truths that are to be found throughout the epistle and to turn those truths into suggested prayers.)  The Text.  … Continue reading

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190. A Prayer For Healing For Ourselves, Our Loved Ones And Our Nation

I was asked to pray at our church today giving thanks for our experiences of God’s healing power and to pray for His healing to continue to be upon ourselves, our loved ones and our nation. This was basically the prayer … Continue reading

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189. “What Sort Of People Should We Elect To Government?” (Adapted from a sermon preached on Sunday 26th June 2016

Advice is often given on how to vote.  It ranges from the simple “Vote sensibly and once” to very lengthy explanations on how to preference parties and individual candidates so that the party or person you want to see elected … Continue reading

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188. HEALING MINISTRY. CORE TEACHING. STAGE 1 TOPIC 1. (“Becoming The People God Wants Us To Be.”)

TOPIC 1. “Becoming The People God Wants Us To Be.”  Most people when they hear the word “healing” immediately think of physical healing. However physical healing is just one part of the healing that God wants to bring to His … Continue reading

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