Tag: Prayer

Watch out Roads! – I Passed

Just wanted to quickly share some good news from last week: I passed my driving test! To be honest it was a pretty nerve racking experience, I don’t usually get too nervous for tests. But this time it was undeniable. Even the examiner told me to calm down! šŸ˜€ 7 driving faults to my name…

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God’s Word – Make Time!

There is a story that Jesus tells about a farmer who goes and scatters some seed. And for various reasons the majority of seed does not grow into plants which bear fruit. Some land on rocky ground, some are eaten by animals, some get drowned by the weeds. After telling the story Jesus explains that…

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Eli’s Passivity vs Repentance

I didn’t discover the terms ‘calvinism’ or ‘arminianism’ until I came to university. Even now, I don’t fully understand them or the nuances behind them. (A large part of me really doesn’t want to understand them) I find it unhelpful to pit God’s sovereignty against man’s freewill. A bit like the age-old debate ‘what came…

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All night!

My wife and I have been together a long time, even before we got married I think we had been dating for 5-6 years! In the early days, when I was in the long process of winning her heart – I would make every effort to talk with her! Back in the day MSN messenger…

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Established in Prayer

When I was a new Christian in my early teens, one of the main arenas of discipleship and spiritual growth for me was the act of worship. I learnt how to play the guitar so that I could play worship songs. I had singing lessons so I could lead worship in church. In my own…

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Trusting God for daily bread

There is part of the Lordā€™s Prayer that asks God the father for daily bread. It is reminiscent of the Old Testament story of God providing mana from heaven to feed his people in the wilderness. This week I read Exodus and one of the things that stood out to me and challenged me was…

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Loose Cords

“Your cords hang loose; they cannot hold the mast firm in its place or keep the sail spread out” – Isaiah 33:23 I came across this verse in my Bible readings this morning. I was convicted. There are a lot of areas in my life in which I can identify loose cords. Cords and rigging…

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