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Baptism

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Baptism (from the Greek word baptize) means, “I submerge” or “I dip”, specifically ceremonially. Baptism is a ritual practiced by a number of faith traditions, but is most closely associated with Christian. Seven days after a young Hebrew boy was circumcised, he was immersed in flowing water and considered an official Hebrew. And, if a […]

Healing

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Psalm 103 (one of my favourites) starts off (NIV): 1Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name. 2Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— 3who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, 4who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love […]

Pathways for Growth

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In 2016 our church participated in the National Church Life Survey. In one of the questions you were asked, “In your opinion, which of the following should be given priority by this local church in the next 12 months?” The results are that you identified “spiritual growth” as deserving the greatest priority in our church […]

The Journey On

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Our Christian walk is a journey.  Not only are we en route to our eternal home, but we also journey as we grow in grace and holiness, and seek to serve God. Like any travel, it’s not all glamorous.  There are setbacks, times of waiting, even monotony.  Sometimes we feel we’re not moving forwards at […]