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Psalm 119:105

Psalm 119:105 “Your word is a lamp to my feet…” It still is! Introduction How many changes have you and I had to adapt to in our lifetime? Getting money out of ATM machines; paying our bills online; using plastic cards to pay for purchases instead of real money; emails instead of hand-written letters; Skype in communi... Continue reading

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What it means to be in 'Christ'

Introduction What does the word ‘Christian’ mean in a multicultural society? In one context it might distinguish a person from a member of a number of other religions. In a different context it simply says that a person is not an atheist or an agnostic. To a large extent, the term ‘Christian’ has lost its origin... Continue reading

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You have heard it said

Introduction I remember a little joke we shared when we attended teachers college, preparing for a world of children who would sometimes ask questions for which we didn’t have any answers. One wag stood up and said, ‘When you don’t know the answer, make it up, but give the answer with real confidence.’ I don&rsq... Continue reading

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The Sower and the Seed

Dr James, the famous Scottish preacher tells how one Sunday they had a visiting speaker at their service. At the end of the service, as people were moving out, one dear lady turned to Dr James and said, “That was a wonderful sermon, don’t you think, Dr James?” “And what did you find most helpful in it?” ask... Continue reading

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The Church, a maturing body

A divided world I think most of us are aware how divided we are in this world. It’s not just the major conflicts around the world that attract our attention; it’s also those that are much closer to home, and that affect us personally. The divorce rate continues to climb. Abuse inside and outside families is horrifying. Gov... Continue reading

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