Monthly Archives: May 2015

Looking at Leviticus

Every January, thousands of Christians resolve to read all the way through their Bible. They get themselves one of the many reading plans available, and they begin (almost invariably) with Genesis. Now that’s not too bad; there are plenty of … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: Why Christians suffer (2)

I Peter 4:17-19 We need to be disciplined and refined. God has already begun the process of removing sin from His creation – and He begins with His own people (Malachi 3:2,3). The same judgement purifies the godly, but destroys … Continue reading

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This is your life…

Psalm 18 ‘This is your life’ was a very long-running TV series with a highly successful and popular format: the presenter would ‘ambush’ a famous (or not-so-famous) person, and run through their life story, reminding them of significant moments and … Continue reading

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The role of the Church in society

For a very large number of people in this country (probably including most of those who are not members of any church, as well as not a few of those who would describe themselves as Anglican), the Church of England … Continue reading

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The path to life

Psalm 16:7-11 The path that we choose must not only guide us through our present life; it must also take us to the right destination. David has complete confidence in the God whom he knows as his Teacher, Guide and … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: Why Christians suffer (1)

I Peter 4:12-16 Persecution and suffering should not come as any surprise to us; for God has warned us that, after their redemption, Christ’s people would be refined in the fire of affliction (Zechariah 13:7-9). Both for Him and for … Continue reading

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Under new government

We live in a country that has been a full democracy for almost a century, where we not only choose our governors but have grown accustomed to freedom of choice in virtually all other areas of life. And religion is … Continue reading

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