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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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Ordinary Miracles

I have been meaning to share something of Molly Hawkin’s very readable, down to earth, and yet supernatural book, Ordinary Miracles, but now that she has put a website up making her book even more accessible, I simply direct you … 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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Journal Musings

I have made previous entries where I have included comments from my journal, see Straight from my journal and Second helping of journal.  The grounds for inclusion are that on re-reading (which I do not always remember to do!) these phrases jump … Continue reading

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Testimony of a Trappist monk

Before he was converted, Thomas Merton was brought up by parents who were not really self-proclaiming Christians.  I’m reading ‘Seven Storey Mountain’ now, which is his autobiography.  The work of his I have read so far, such as ‘No Man … Continue reading

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How to read the Bible

Just read this , and encouraged by it. It’s a personal story of how a Christian adopted a particular approach to reading the Bible. Recently, my approach to Bible reading has been to read one book at a time, although – … Continue reading

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Multi-way connections

Struck when reading something yesterday about the difference between network-based churches and neighbourhood-based churches. While we often talk about our locality and God moving within it, in reality the circles in which we regularly move are NOT geographically bound.  Particularly … Continue reading

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My heart was strangely warmed!

For those of you who want to experience the full journal of John Wesley, which runs to eight volumes and covers fifty five years, you could read it nicely broken down here, which I was pleased to notice when I visited … Continue reading

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How do we bring people to Christ?

Every now and again I read a really disturbing sentence in a book, such as for example in Redpath’s ‘Victorious Christian Living’ I came across a comment that if you have never sat down and led someone to the Lord, … Continue reading

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