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Posts from September 2018

Harvest abundance – 30 September 2018

We give thanks today for the ‘harvest’ although, of course, we are blessed here in the UK being able to enjoy each day, throughout the year, the fruits of the global harvest.  Sadly, many across the world go hungry – yet we continue to have access to an abundance of food.  Such abundance reflects God’s bountiful provision – there is more than…

Believers’ Prayer – 16 September 2018

In Acts 4v23-31 Peter and John report back to the early church that they have been forbidden to speak about Jesus.  Immediately they all “raised their voices together in prayer to God” and asked the Lord for His power to speak His word with great boldness!  The threats and opposition of the religious authorities didn’t in any way deter or discourage them…

Secular suffering? – 9 September 2018

I’m reading Timothy Keller’s book “Walking with God through pain and suffering” and, although only part-way through, would really recommend you read it (– in fact anything by Keller is good!).  Gill and Marcelle have recently read it and both found it very helpful. Future bulletin articles may draw further from this book but in the opening chapters Keller examines how suffering…

Menu Formule v A La Carte – 2 September 2018

We have returned safely after a wonderful holiday in France, enjoying great weather, beautiful scenery and very good food.  Talking of food you may be aware that many French restaurants offer the choice of a Menu Formule or various options from an A La Carte menu.  The Menu Formule is a fixed price menu for either two or three courses, with limited…