Category Archives: devotion

Luke 9

Luke 9 the Reading Just read this one through, and I’m struck by what David Pawson said about Luke, that it is the most loved of the gospels, but the least read (about 3 mins in).  For example, I am very … Continue reading

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Looking for Luke

something of worth, the more distinct and rarefied and precious it is? Continue reading

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Declared with Power (and scruples)

The idea of Jesus in a manger is a cute one; a ‘helpless babe’ actually holding the universe in his hands. In the word of Michael Card: more than you can see; give up on your ponderings and fall down … Continue reading

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Losing your Mojo

I have been going through one of those seasons in your life where you are just, yep, living. Just about. Continue reading

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Tribute to a Pastor Part Two

My second, slightly delayed, portion of Tribute to a Pastor: Leading a Meeting This would be where his pastoral gifting and leadership anointing would be seen.  As a church who believes in the priesthood of all believers, we see an … Continue reading

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Bread on the Water

It seems to be more difficult as I get older to take risks.  There are some risks I have been accustomed to taking since I was little; for example, relying on my speed (on a bike or in a car!) … Continue reading

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Homesickness

Someone after church today commented that they get ‘homesick’ for Jesus when they go to work, and get immersed in the world. That’s partly what this post is about – and partly about how I need to take a fresh … Continue reading

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Get off the throne of your life

A friend sent me this, and I thought I would blog it here: The ‘now and not yet’ of the Kingdom of God Is a misleading catchphrase which a lot of Christians have accepted without challenging its implications. First, it … Continue reading

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The great people of earth

Taken from S.D. Gordon’s Quiet Talks on Prayer now 110 years old: The great people of the earth today are the people who pray.  I do not mean those who talk about prayer; not those who say they believe in … Continue reading

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Be Not Proud

I have had a difficult week, and I felt that it was a good occasion to write something.  Writing is cathartic, and assists us in moving ourselves on when we get self-preoccupied. I am increasingly grateful for the resources of … Continue reading

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