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The Lord Moved the Heart

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Can you remember how God first moved your heart? Is He still moving your heart? In the first few words of Ezra, we see God showing His sovereignty over history and the world by moving the heart of a pagan King to achieve His purpose. He then moves the heart of His people (some thousands […]

The God of New Beginnings

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In 1964, Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential people of the 20th century from South Africa, was tried and convicted of sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the government. He was sentenced to life imprisonment but 27 years later, he was extraordinarily pardoned and became the nation’s president! Over 2,500 years ago, another stunning turn […]

God’s Grace and the Fruit of the Spirit

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Praise God for long service leave, which by the way is unique to employees in Australia and New Zealand! What a great blessing it is to be able to take extended time off, on full pay, over and above the annual leave!  To say we are grateful for this blessing is an understatement! When we […]

Riding a Bicycle

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2 Peter 3:18 (NIV) says: “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To Him be glory both now and forever! Amen.” Recently I was reading a commentary on 2 Peter by Michael Green and he had the following to say about that verse: “The Christian life, it has […]

Mentoring

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As christians the obvious mentor for us is Jesus. But how do we live it out here and now? It can be a struggle to apply some of the biblical lessons in todays world. For example -Spare the rod, spoil the child??? But how much rod and what should it be made from? What does […]