Archive for March, 2013

IF

Monday, March 25th, 2013

"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1:9 NIVUK) IF – often it’s the smallest words in Scripture that carry the most weight. God is more willing to forgive than we are to say sorry – that is […]

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STAND

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

"Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. "Put on the full armour of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes." (Ephesians 6:10-11 NIVUK)  "The bigger they are, the harder they fall" – so goes the old saying. Certainly, if you were ever to get into a […]

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REFUGE

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging." (Psalm 46:1-3 NIVUK)  The saying goes, "An Englishman’s home is his […]

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EAT and LIVE

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

"Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good." (1 Peter 2:1-3 NIVUK)  Spring-time is often when people have a […]

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FRUIT

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." (Galatians 5:22-23 NIVUK)  What’s your favourite fruit? Recently, I tasted some delicious "dragon fruit" – "snappy" name (pun intended!) In these verses from Galatians, the apostle Paul writes about the type […]

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