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Archive for June, 2012

Cherry Stevenson. Let’s think about “Truth” and its consequences. Remember that old adage when we were young that “honesty is the best policy?”  We’d hear this from our mother and father, definitely from our teachers and sometimes from our colleagues.  Don’t you want to trust what you hear from others and more importantly don’t people want  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Devotions

Bob Chapman. Two brothers were caught stealing sheep. The citizens of their local community took the brothers and branded their foreheads with the letters ST which, at the time of the crime a hundred years ago, stood for sheep thief. As time passed the younger brother found it was unbearable to remain in the local  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Devotions

Bob Chapman. Appearing defeated in one of his great battles, Napoleon called his drummer boy and commanded him to beat a retreat. The boy looked for a moment at the retreating army then he said, “Sire Marshall, no one has ever taught me how to beat the retreat. Ah! But I can beat a charge  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Devotions

Bob Chapman. While preaching in England recently I found some time to visit the grave of John Bunyan the author of “The Pilgrim’s Progress”. His timeless classic is a must read for all believers who want to move on from mere church membership to discipleship. John Bunyan was converted from a life of public debauchery  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Devotions

Energized Living: Power from on High. Acts 1: 8 – But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. Energized living means that there is the active or dynamic operation of  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Bible Study, Devotions
Jun 27

A Good Father

Matthew 1:18-25. Both Matthew and Luke explain the fact that Joseph was not the physical father of Jesus, but that Jesus was conceived of the Holy Spirit and born to a virgin. Having God as His real Father must have made a difference, but we know that Jesus also had an earthly father in Joseph.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Bible Study, Devotions

Jemima Joseph. Writing from a Youth heart. The cost of everything differs from place to place. Let me begin with “cost of living”. The best way I can describe this is by comparing the cost of living in India and Perth. To me, life in India was once expensive, but not anymore. When we first came  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, General, Weblog

In a world that is so busy, how do we maintain the art of listening? Having been in ministry for many years now, I have come to the conclusion that humans are prone to talking more and listening less. There are many people who want to be listened to and not spoken [preached] at. The resurrection  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Bible Study, Devotions

Exodus 1:6-22. Shiphrah & Puah: Agents of Change – God’s Way Let me take you back in time: In my little fella years in the Church, I was taught in Sunday school the many stories of the Bible, I also think about Vacation Bible School (VBS). We used to chant as we walked the local  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Bible Study, Devotions

Jeremiah 9:24-26.Jeremiah the prophet is often called the “weeping prophet” (9:1; 13:17) or the “prophet of loneliness” (because he was commanded not to marry, 16:2) or the “reluctant prophet” (1:6). For more than forty years he faithfully proclaimed God‟s judgement on apostate Judah whilst enduring opposition, beatings and imprisonment (11:18-23; 12:6; 18:18; 20:1-3; 26:1-24; 37:11-38:28).  [ Read More ]

Categories: Article, Bible Study, Devotions
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