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Posts from February 2017

Spiritual power

As I write this article ‘Storm Doris’ has hit parts of the UK with strong winds blowing locally here in Fleet.  Clearly this must be a religious storm since a lady called Doris is usually the stalwart of most local churches. The words ‘wind’ and ‘Spirit’ come from the same Greek and Hebrew words.  Jesus closely links these together in John 3v8…

Doing good

Many people believe that seeking to live a ‘good life’ will enable them to get into heaven. The Wednesday evening homegroup, which is now studying Romans, looked at the first half of chapter 2 last week. These verses deal with God’s final judgment and verse 6 states that God “will give to each person according to what he has done.” Does this…

The abundance of God’s steadfast love

  We have recently commenced reading together a psalm during the Sunday morning service and today we’ve reached Psalm 5. The NIV starts verse 7 as follows: “But I, by your great mercy, will come into your house”. However, the ESV translates these words: “But I, through the abundance of your steadfast love, will enter your house”. Both describe the amazing grace…

Membership matters

We are trying a new format for church members meetings with a meeting this afternoon at 5pm, followed by a fellowship tea at 6pm to which everyone is invited. The one hour time allowance may, perhaps, focus everyone’s minds! There are a number of encouraging matters for members to consider today including Sunday morning attendances and our current financial position. At the…