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Posts from July 2017

Separate sleeping arrangements

We thought a little last Sunday morning about Jesus’ words in regard to Jairus’ daughter – “The girl is not dead but asleep” (Matthew 9v24).  He certainly didn’t mean that she was in a coma – the crowd knew she was dead and laughed mockingly at Jesus.  But if we substitute “dead” for “asleep”, what Jesus said makes little sense – “The…

Fighting Faith

I came across this thought last week: “The Christian life is not a victorious life but a victorious battle!”  Whilst we may experience even long periods of lulls in the warfare, it is helpful to be reminded that, as Christians, we are engaged in a lifelong battle, facing an enemy ‘trinity’ of the world, the flesh and the devil. Many will be…

In the image of God

In last week’s Wednesday evening homegroup we referred to Genesis 1v27: “So God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.”  Many significant issues flow from this foundational verse, including the fact that men and women are equally made in God’s image.  But what does it mean to be made…