Category Archives: love

People of the Spirit.

We are called to be a people of the Spirit. And one of the marks of living in the Spirit is that of communal living. For the Spirit dwells within the Trinitarian Godhead, which is deeply communal. Therefore the natural … Continue reading

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True Love–1 John 3:16-24

I was blessed and privileged to share the sermon tonight. I wrote the following as a Face Book status today, as I reflected on the power of love. Because true love is neither merely words or feelings, we can be … Continue reading

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Destructive forces.

There is no more powerful destructive force in existence than there is of the power of love. Love conquers all things. It tears down strongholds. Love destroys impatience. It destroys hatred. It destroys jealousies. It destroys dissensions. It destroys bitterness. … Continue reading

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My very first blog post!

On the 15th of May 2010, I published the first article on this blog.  It is called The Power of Love.  That month the blog received 39 hits. Yesterday my humble blog received 118 hits, breaking its previous record by … Continue reading

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Do you know the joy of forgiveness?

During the time of sharing and announcements at church today, I spoke about forgiveness and how once we ask for it, we receive it – for God doesn’t hold it back nor does he ever only partially forgive us. I know of … Continue reading

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Meeting with God during the Sunrise.

Becky Black has written a tremendous devotional of her experience in hearing God’s voice to come and watch a sunrise with him.  She say’s As the sky lightened, the clouds gradually turned pink.  The shades of color deepened.  The trees … Continue reading

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Who do you cut yourself off from?

Luke records 3 accounts of overt grumbling in his gospel. Each time its the religious leaders and the religious lawyers who are complaining about Jesus eating and drinking and socialising with sinners. Even John the Baptist has some misgivings about … Continue reading

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Is it a question of inability, lack, or in reality; unwillingness?

Dan was reflecting on Psalm 23 in his Lenten journey, writing about the times we go through dark valleys…  reading it and reflecting on my own life caused me to turn to the Psalm myself this morning and I the … Continue reading

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God has given us the spirit of love!

2Ti 1:7  for God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and sound mind. The love of God is a wonderful gift. For love grants us power, love and sound mind. Fear is the opposite … Continue reading

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Christs work through the cross has made us holy; therefore the hallmark and outworking of holiness is love.

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