Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hall of Fame: Abraham

Hebrews 11:8-10,17-19 Abraham, the great founder of God’s people, is famous for his courageous and sacrificial faith. Yet in essence, all he did was take God at His word, made a definitive break with his former life, and put himself … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Settling for less

Numbers 32 The tribes of Reuben and Gad (who have been camping close to each other for 40 years – Numbers 2:10-16) suddenly come up with what they think is a brilliant idea (verses 1-5). The plateau east of the … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Noah

Hebrews 11:7 God gave Noah warning of impending judgement, so that he could take action. Noah could not prevent or avoid the Flood; but by obeying God’s instructions he could survive it. That obedience must have cost him a great … Continue reading

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Everything in our power?

After dragging on for months, the incredibly sad story of little Charlie Gard finally reached its inevitable conclusion two weeks ago. One can only feel desperately sorry for both him and his parents. What loving parent would not do everything … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: Enoch

Hebrews 11:5,6 We know even less about Enoch than about Abel. Compared with his contemporaries, his life was short; but his witness was powerful. “Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away.” (Genesis … Continue reading

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Can we be sure?

We believe in… the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting John 6:38-40 “I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of Him who sent Me. And this is the will … Continue reading

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Verse of the month: August 2017

“The LORD declares… ‘Those who honour Me I will honour, but those who despise Me will be disdained.’” (I Samuel 2:30) Jan Hus was an early reformer of the church, who campaigned principally against the corruption of the priesthood. For … Continue reading

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