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THE MOST PRECIOUS THING

Proverbs 4:23 “Above all else guard your heart for it is the wellspring of life.” In Mark’s Gospel we are introduced to the on-going conflict between Jesus and the devil. Jesus is always victorious over Satan because He has all authority in Heaven and Earth. We must remember that on the Cross the devil was […]

REJECTION

Mark 5:15 “When they came to Jesus they saw the man who had been possessed by demons sitting there, dressed and in his right mind, and they were afraid.” Our generation of people is used to seeing pictures of the weird and the wonderful. Movies and special effects have left us largely expecting the spectacular […]

RESPONSES

Mark 4:20 “Others like seed some on good soil hear the word, accept it and produce A crop – thirty, sixty or even hundred times what was sown.” In some communities across the world, the preaching of the Word of God is met with a warm welcome and a good response. In other communities the […]

YOUR SINS ARE FORGIVEN

Mark 2:5 “Son, your sins are forgiven” There can be no greater need in the human heart and conscience than to hear that our sins are forgiven. So many of us live with shattered lives and broken dreams, because of past mistakes, errors in judgement, hasty words, bad actions and perverse deeds. Regrets and fears […]

Thought for the day

The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  It is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way” a voice of one calling in the desert,’Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.” And so John came, baptising […]

THE LOVE OF GOD

1 John 4:16 “God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in Him.” In the very early years of the 20th century there was a great Gospel singer named Charles Alexander. He was a singer who accompanied the great preachers Dr R A Torrey and Dr Wilbur Chapman on their evangelistic […]

CONTROL YOUR ANGER

Proverbs 14:29 “He who is slow to anger has great understanding. But he who is quick tempered exalts folly.” We probably all know the name of the famous Reformer of the 16th century John Calvin. He was a great and godly man whose influence has stretched over the centuries. But perhaps few of us know […]

LYING

Ephesians 4:25 “Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbour, for we are all members of one body.” Amongst the people of God there should be no lying or untruthfulness. We belong to the One who said: “I am the Truth” and truth and transparency should categorise everything we […]

INSIGNIFICANT THINGS

Matthew 10:42 “And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple. I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward. Recently the Paralympic Games of London 2012 came to a close. Many thought that the event had done more to […]