Tag Archives: Baptism

The Narrow Way: Children of God

Galatians 3:26-29 For centuries, the Jews were a privileged people – the only nation that knew God and belonged to Him. But the coming of Christ has changed all that. It is now possible for anyone and everyone to be … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Baptism

Exodus 14 As they march eastwards, the Israelites are confident and cheerful, believing that all their problems are over and unaware that they are being pursued. For even after the near-destruction of his country and people, Pharaoh’s heart is unchanged! … Continue reading

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Priests of the Lord: our calling

God originally intended to make Israel His ‘kingdom of priests’ – a ‘bridge’, a means of communication, between Him and the rest of the world (Exodus 19:5,6). But it became apparent at a very early stage in their journey that … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: Suffering and victory

I Peter 3:18-22 This is a notoriously difficult passage, with several possible interpretations. I am assuming that it is all part of Peter’s train of thought on suffering, although he does give us some fairly meaty theology in the process! … Continue reading

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Bearing the cross

What is the significance of the Christian crucifix – and can it be ranked alongside the symbols of other religions? Although a common practice, and regarded by many believers as an ‘essential’ part of their faith, the fact is that … Continue reading

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The essential gift

                                        We believe in the Holy Spirit.   Matthew 3:11 “I baptise you with water for repentance. But after me comes … Continue reading

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Who is Yahweh? God in charge

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 4 (Genesis 17) Abram has known God for a … Continue reading

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