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Lessons From Jesus’ Baptism

Matt 3:13-17 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. V13 Jesus made a deliberate decision to be baptised, which is why I don’t agree with infant baptism. But equally, as an adult … Continue reading

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My Father Is Working

John 5:2-17 Healing at the pool of Bethesda. Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic called Bethesda, which has five roofed colonnades. In these lay a multitude of invalids–blind, lame, and paralyzed. (John 5:2-3) … Continue reading

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From Joseph to Jesus: My Testimony

I have been writing thoughts about my Christian faith for some time, but I don’t think I have ever shared my conversion story. Before I was taught by the Mormons in my teens, I only knew what I had learned … Continue reading

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Nanny McPhee and the Road to Emmaus

No, it’s not a new sequel film, but a strange coincidence. What happened on the Emmaus road is explained very neatly by Nanny McPhee. That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles … Continue reading

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You Must Follow Me

Christian life can be a bit like a roller-coaster. Life is great on the way up and cresting the top, but in between we have the downhill parts. How can we cope then? All of us have downhill parts in … Continue reading

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Incarnation

John’s Gospel looks at the life of Jesus in a different way to Matthew, Mark and Luke. He is looking for deeper meaning, and he begins this gospel with an astonishing passage: John 1:1-18.  There are a lot of things … Continue reading

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I Am Yours and You Are Mine

When lovers say this to each other, it’s a relationship of equals. A human being on either side, committing themselves to each other. Making promises, and finding comfort in each other’s commitment.  When we say it to God in some … Continue reading

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