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Posts from November 2015

Little by little

During my Bible readings last week I believe God especially spoke to me through Deuteronomy 7 v 22: “The Lord your God will drive out those nations before you, little by little.” Let me summarise what my (earthly) hero Spurgeon wrote about these words: we mustn’t normally expect victories for the Lord by a single blow – evil principles and practices die…

Drawing comparisons

Many things in life are now evaluated via league tables – hospital waiting times, school exam results, customer satisfaction levels, Strictly Come Dancing – probably even my sermons! I was thinking along these lines a few days ago when comparing a particular feature of CCBC with that of another, much larger church. I was beginning to feel disappointed, even envious until I…