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Paul and Israel

I have been studying Romans 9-11 recently for a preaching series on Israel. It’s wonderful to look at this section of Paul’s letter. Have you come across this phenomenon? Everyone is talking about how good something is? They tell you … Continue reading

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Trouble with the Hebrew Kings?


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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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Shortcuts to His presence

In the incredible mercy of God, when we don’t deserve it at all, we sometimes find ourselves in the flow of what He is doing – either sharing something of Him when we weren’t looking for it, or receiving a … Continue reading

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Fifty Summer Tweaks for Preachers (reblog)

Just caught up a bit with Pete Mead’s splendid blog  Biblical Preaching and was so impressed with his summer series that I thought I’d pop it here in one go.  For me, numbers 10, 16, 20, 22 and 44 look really … Continue reading

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The Art of Hiding

Just finished reading my first book on Kindle – thought I would announce that as it’s a rather special book, written by a friend.  Check out my Amazon review Unusual and provoking to see some other reviews and also to purchase it … Continue reading

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The secret of your destiny

We only know what God has planned for us when we open His Word and read the luminous stories of those who God used.  I read in a sermon the other day that everyone in the Bible given an assignment … Continue reading

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How to get motivated

Do you sail on jubilantly over every obstacle, ‘rejoicing in tribulation’, delighted that God has sent you another challenge and rising buoyantly after every failure?  No, thought not.  Because I don’t either.  My experience of life so far is that … Continue reading

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A high place in heaven

Some extracts from Bonar’s Diary before he became a minister: 1st Jan 1831 I am to begin today the practice of learning a little of the Bible by heart every morning before breakfast 19th June 1831 Also, Satan suggested today … Continue reading

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Statement of Faith

“For this reason I also suffer these things; nevertheless I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have commmitted to Him until that Day.”  2 Tim … Continue reading

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