Don’t give up too soon!

"Then He told this parable: “A man had a fig tree growing in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it but did not find any. 7 So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, ‘For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig …

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The Lord Is My Light …

“The Lord is my light and my salvation” (Psalm 27:1). “They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light” (Revelation 22:5). No fear of a power cut! This is brighter than the Eurovision Song Contest! “The Lord is my light and my …

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Help us, Lord, not to take pride in our own righteousness or our own wisdom.

“Do not be over-righteous and do not be over-wise” (Ecclesiastes 7:16). Help us, Lord, not to take pride in our own righteousness or our own wisdom. Help us to trust in Christ – “our Righteousness and our “Wisdom” (1 Corinthians 1:30). “Through faith in Him, we are made righteous” and we become “wise for salvation” …

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Lord, there’s something hollow at the heart of the world’s way of thinking and living.

Lord, there’s something hollow at the heart of the world’s way of thinking and living: “The man who loves money can never have enough” (Ecclesiastes 5:10). You call us away from the world’s way of thinking and living: “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth.” You show us a different way, a better …

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How well we live is more important than how long we live.

Genesis 5:1-17 From the story of Cain - taking God for granted (the opposite of grace), approaching God proudly (the opposite of faith), rebelling against God (the opposite of obedience) - , we come to a list of names and numbers. In this first part of the chapter, there is nothing of any note. Perhaps, …

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"Jurassic Park" – a modern ‘Tower of Babel’

Genesis 11* "Scientists can become so fascinated by what they could do that they do not even stop to think about whether they should." (Dr Ian Malcolm). * "God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs" (Dr Ian Malcolm).* "I was overwhelmed by the power of this place, …

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The Gospel Raises Our Questions – And Gives God’s Answer

The Gospel raises questions in our minds. It makes us wonder about the meaning, purpose and direction of our life. It gets us started thinking in a different way, asking questions about the way we live - "Is all there is, or is there something more?" When Jesus starts speaking to us in the places …

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Lord, Your blessing comes to us through the Gospel of Jesus Christ our Saviour.

‘Blessed is the one who always fears the Lord. If you harden your heart, you will be ruined’ (Proverbs 28:14). Lord, Your blessing comes to us through the Gospel of Jesus Christ our Saviour: ‘The Gospel is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes’. To those who refuse to come to Christ and …

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