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Praying for our enemies.

Isil has been making threats against our nation. They are threats we should not be casual about. But we don’t need to overly fear them either. As God’s people we are called to give him all our cares, fears and … Continue reading

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Let me believe for you!

I was talking to a friend this afternoon who is going through a bit of a struggle in life. He mentioned how he was reading James 1:6- 7 which reads “6 But when you ask, you must believe and not … Continue reading

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Prayer and Faith – Crutch or Freedom?

Some one once said to me that my faith in Jesus Christ, and my prayers were nothing but a crutch. My reply to him was: My belief in Jesus Christ is based on historical fact. My prayer life is by … Continue reading

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We have to start, continue, and finish with Jesus.

I randomly opened up a devotional book that my wife is reading yesterday which is full of quotes from Charles Spurgeon. I was really encouraged by it and thought I would blog about it today. But, the problem is, I … Continue reading

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There is no shame in Christ.

Joanne and I were discussing the other day an issue that we have seen in family members, friends, and others we know who have a aboriginal background. In particular we were thinking of and praying for those who are christian. And … Continue reading

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It’s Done and Do! Not, Do and Done!

Last night a group of us were sitting around at church for a bible study with Dr. Stan DeKoven, who is the president of Vision College.  We are also extremely blessed at our church, to have Dr Ken Chant, as one of … Continue reading

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Sacred Cows – Powerful Prayer; or ‘ALL’ Powerful God?

I have been thinking this week about prayer. Well actually, truth be known, its a subject I think about on a daily basis. More than that, its something I like to practice on a daily basis. I have a relationship … Continue reading

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Delayed, but, never late. The God, who answers our prayers.

It’s my birthday tomorrow and I turn closer to 50 more so than ever before. Last year my wife gave me a Koorong gift card, which somehow got misplaced. Koorong for my overseas friends, is an Australian Christian book shop. … Continue reading

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I Pray – The Greatness of Prayer. Timothy Keller. Chap 2.

This is my second post on Timothy Keller’s book “Prayer.” You can find my first post here.  The Greatness of Prayer. He breaks this chapter into the themes that prayer is Supreme, Integral, Hard, Central and Rich. He begins with; … Continue reading

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I Pray. Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God. – Timothy Keller. Chapter 1.

In a previous post, I mentioned that I bought Timothy Keller’s book on prayer. I believe that prayer is the same for the Christian life, as oxygen is needed for breathing. Without it, we choke, gasp and die. Therefore I am … Continue reading

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