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Lifegiving Surgery from the Book of James part 11

See part 1 for the introduction to this series. Remedy 5: Prayer and praise Someone once said that a Christian who doesn’t pray to God is an atheist. and I suppose you could say in the same breath a Christian … Continue reading

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There Are None So Blind As Those Who Will Not See

In John Chapter 9 we read of the healing of the man born blind.He answered, “The man called Jesus made mud and anointed my eyes and said to me, ‘Go to Siloam and wash.’ So I went and washed and … Continue reading

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Little Things Mean a Lot

Is your wedding ring just another ring or does it mean more than that? Is wine important? It might be important at a party, you wouldn’t want it to run out half way through. But what if it was a … Continue reading

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Bah Humbug?

It has been thought for a long time that Christians took over a pagan festival to create Christmas. That’s not all we have made use of. We take other things and adapt them. For example, Santa Claus is adapted from … Continue reading

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Responding to the Love of God

God loves you, no buts. How should we respond? We understand that our understanding of the love is limited by our experience. We are limited by our vocabulary – I love my wife and I love curry. Other languages have … Continue reading

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Do More

In the 1993 film Schindler’s List, at the end of the film when Schindler is leaving he bursts into tears at the thought that he could have done more. He could have sold his car and used it to buy … Continue reading

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A Psalm of Lament

Psalm 79 is a communal lament. The writer of Psalm 79, as in other psalms of lament, complains to God.How long, O LORD? Will you be angry forever? Will your jealousy burn like fire? (Psalm 79:5)  Does God allow us … Continue reading

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