Tag Archives: Jesus

World peace

I among most of the world have been heartbroken with the recent tragedy in America. For a family and community to lose one precious child is heartbreaking enough; but here in one fell swoop, we hear of a murderous rampage … Continue reading

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Who is Jesus?

I’m increasingly finding myself dissatisfied with doctrine. Now don’t get me wrong. I do believe doctrine is important. For knowing ones doctrine means one knows what it is they believe. But I’m getting more and more dissatisfied with dogmatic doctrine. … 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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2 days away. The good, the bad and the plain ugly.

We had a interesting trip away down to the Australian Capitol. It was interesting because it had a mixture of good, bad and ugly. It took us three hours driving to get to Canberra and we went straight to the … Continue reading

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Interview with fellow blogger–Dan Thompson

I asked Daniel Thompson from Apprentice 2 Jesus if he would allow me to interview him for a blog post. He generously agreed to it, which is the the basis of this post. I have been following Dan’s blog for … Continue reading

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Faith comes from hearing – but we also have a responsibility to act.

Recently my wife and I felt compelled by the spirit of God to give someone a sum of money. I rang her at work and spoke with her, and she confirmed with me, that she also felt compelled to give … Continue reading

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Spiritual gifts and callings.

During this mornings devotion, the following verse stood out to me like a neon light from Romans. Rom 9:16  So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy. This verse ultimately is talking … Continue reading

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The pastor must avail themselves of God.

Because our God is a nourishing, provisioning and equipping God, the pastor needs to be a source of nourishment, provision and equipping for God’s people. The only way the pastor can do this is if we ourselves are seeking and … Continue reading

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Paul the apostle to whom?

I often read and hear it said that Paul was the Apostle to the Gentiles. While its true that he was an Apostle to the Gentiles, his ministry was not only to the Gentiles. Rom 1:14  It doesn’t matter if … Continue reading

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What is “Holiness?”

I preached from Colossians 1:15-23 on Sunday night. During the course of the sermon I spoke about what God looked like and of course linked that to Jesus being the visible image of the invisible God. In speaking about God’s … Continue reading

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