Monthly Archives: May 2014

Who is Yahweh? Our Shepherd

The story continues… Part 16 (Exodus 12-14) After generations of slavery, the Israelites are sheep-like in their attitudes and behaviour. They find it hard to think for themselves or to show any initiative. Left to their own devices, they would never … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: The path of joy

I Peter 1:8,9 Unlike Peter, the readers of his letter had never met Jesus ‘in the flesh’. Yet their relationship with Jesus was just as close as that of His first disciples (John 20:29). For even though Jesus is no … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? The Lord of Creation

When Moses went to Pharaoh with God’s demand for the release of the Israelites, Pharaoh asked (not unreasonably), “Who is Yahweh?” And Moses might have said, “Well, it’s a long story…” Part 15 (Exodus 7-11) Pharaoh, of course, is the ruler … Continue reading

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Generosity

II Corinthians 8 “We want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches…”(verse 1) Compassion and generosity are not confined to Christians, of course, but they are important manifestations of God’s grace and power working … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? A God who works with us

When Moses went to Pharaoh with God’s demand for the release of the Israelites, Pharaoh asked (not unreasonably), “Who is Yahweh?” And Moses might have said, “Well, it’s a long story…” Part 14 (Exodus 3 & 4) God is not going … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: The path of suffering

I Peter 1:6,7 Suffering is a major and distinctive theme in Peter’s letter; it comes up in every chapter. All Christians go through suffering in one form or another: illness, abuse, bereavement, betrayal, poverty, persecution, etc. “We must go through … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? I AM

When Moses went to Pharaoh with God’s demand for the release of the Israelites, Pharaoh asked (not unreasonably), “Who is Yahweh?” And Moses might have said, “Well, it’s a long story…” Part 13 (Exodus 3) Many generations later, the God that … Continue reading

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