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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…

All that is “ours in Jesus”

The Monday afternoon homegroup that meets at Campbell Place has decided, in its great wisdom, to study the book of Revelation and we duly went through chapter 1 last week. Actually we had a really good time digging into some glorious Scripture for well over 2 hours! The primary emphasis of Revelation 1 is John’s stunning vision of Someone “like a son…

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…