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Good News

Dear Friends, One of the distinctives of the Christmas stories is that God’s Holy Spirit and His angels are very active. This is a sign that God is going to do something new and very remarkable. Zechariah is visited by an angel and because of his unbelief, is struck dumb. Mary is visited by an […]

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The Salvation of the World

Dear Friends, As I write this, Cheryl and I are eagerly expecting our first grandchild. What a world to be born into! There is a lot of uncertainty in our world with the new variant of covid now rampant. People are anxious and concerned. Our Premier has called for calm. Whilst we don’t know what […]

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A Fresh Start

Dear Friends, Jesus explains the difference between true and false discipleship. True followers believe that Jesus was sent from God and He speaks through the very Words of Jesus. These Words of Jesus are very powerful because the truth sets us free from guilt and condemnation and brings true freedom, so we can understand what […]

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Home

Dear Friends, Today is the last in our series on the story of Joseph. The book of Genesis closes with Joseph requesting that his family take his bones home to the promised land (see Genesis 50:15-26). This is a wonderful statement of faith. Joseph sees his future in the promised land and by faith he […]

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Jesus is the Light

Dear Friends, Light is such a wonderful gift. The light from the sun gives life to the natural world. Light enables us to enjoy life and see the beauty of creation. Light is central to life as we know it. So when Jesus says that He is the source of light in John 8:12, He […]

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Broken Relationships

Dear Friends, Last week in Genesis 44, God spoke to us through His Word about His power to transform our lives. It is exciting that the Lord has the power to break old habits and enable us to build new, godly habits and disciplines. Now in Genesis 45,we see one of the most beautiful ways […]

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A Balance of Justice and Mercy

Dear Friends, Jesus was always able to keep the demands of the Law in balance with the merciful application of it. In John 8:2-11, the religious leaders have caught a woman in the act of adultery and are trying to trap Jesus by asking what they should do; whether or not she should be stoned […]

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God Transforms our Lives

Dear Friends, Our topic from Genesis 44 is the power of God to transform our lives. It has been 20 years since Joseph had the dreams from God and we can remember what the brothers were like. Simeon and Levi committed deception and genocide of the Shechemites and were unrepentant before their father (Gen 34:31). […]

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To Hear Jesus

Many people are attracted to Jesus’ teaching. He is the source of spiritual life and our spiritual thirst is quenched by the Holy Spirit, whom he shares with us. His words are our sustenance.

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Faith Awakening

Turning to God can free us from self-preoccupation. God alone has the power to change us and make this world right. He is the source of our hope.