Monthly Archives: September 2011

Off the top of my head

When I think about it, the most important motivation for me is to please God.  But pleasing God is not something odd or outlandish. I reckon God is actually just as interested in pleasing me – in pleasing us!  He … Continue reading

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Piercings of a sword

Here’s a verse in Proverbs about the tongue that I hadn’t noticed before: ‘There is one who speaks like the piercings of a sword, but the tongue of the wise promotes health’.  Prov 12:18.  This is not a million miles … Continue reading

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Making Disciples?

Why the missional movement will fail – there is part of me that objects heartily to this subject heading because it seems a little downbeat, to say the least.  But like all good marketing, it draws you in to what really … Continue reading

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When you need Him

After church today I was chatting to a brother and he was telling me that in an intensive and all-consuming work project God has been amazing.  Even to the point of watching over him at each point.  He shared that … Continue reading

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How to get into heaven – or how to receive God’s blessings

This is unashamedly stolen from my pastor’s talk this morning at church, as I thought it was great.  Needless to say, it will be my own slant on what I heard, and I have no doubt if another church member … Continue reading

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Blaze of Revival part two

I have just read that ‘you can do great things when you have prayed, but you can’t do anything of eternal value until you’ve prayed’.  This fits in with the historical record of revivals, that they have ALWAYS been preceded … Continue reading

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Pray Don’t Blog

I have decided to pray today rather than spending an hour or so on a blogpost, so tell me off if you see another post appear in the next twelve hours!  I liked the prayer pointers from this month’s Revival … Continue reading

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