#11 Lockdown Liberation

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“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” (1 Corinthians 10:31) A slight change of tack this week. Rather than looking at an extended passage, … Read More

#10 Jesus Knows Our Biggest Need

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Passage- Mark 2:1-12 Ask anyone at the moment what their biggest need is and most would probably answer- “An end to Covid”. The disruption to families, society and the economy is unprecedented in many of … Read More

#9 Trusting God in a Crisis

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Passage – Job 1:1-2:10 I’m indebted to a friend who showed me Tom Holland’s article in the Daily Telegraph (3/5) entitled, ‘Church leaders should not be talking like middle managers in this time of crisis’. … Read More

#8 Victory in Jesus Day!

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1 Corinthians 15:50-58 Tuesday 8th May 1945 was when the Allied Forces formally accepted the Nazi’s unconditional surrender and the Second World War came to an end. That day became known as V.E Day. After … Read More

#7 Heed the warning

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Passage- Luke 13:1-9 “I hope we come out of this differently as a society.” This was just one of many similar statements I’m hearing more and more. This was from someone who doesn’t profess any … Read More

#6 Savouring God’s Grace Daily

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Passage- Lamentations 3:19-24 Rarely does a day of Lockdown go by without a new top 5 list appearing on Facebook. List your top 5 films, top 5 footballers, top 5 holiday destinations, top 5 Albums, … Read More

#5 The Scattered Church

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Passage- Acts 8:1-8 I, like many of you, miss our weekly gatherings- be it Sundays, Small Groups, Community Group, Toddlers Together, Adventurers, WIN etc. But there are also the more informal times together around the … Read More

#4 Demonstrating Love

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Passage 1 John 4: 7-21 Social distancing and isolation is vital in the battle against Coronavirus but it has presented some difficulties, not least the expression of love to those dear to us. At one … Read More

#3 Praise the LORD (Hallelujah)

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Passage- Psalm 150 Praising God is relatively easy when things go to plan- whether it is a successful bedtime routine with our children; decent school grades for our youngsters; signs of genuine spiritual life in … Read More

#2 It’s All About Control

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Passage- Psalm 23 As a ‘baby boomer’ (born in 1950’s & 60’s roughly) the underlying belief of my generation is that we’re in control. Life is about personal achievements, amassing as much as we can … Read More