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Hall of Fame: Moses

Hebrews 11:24-28 The choice facing Moses when he grew up was essentially the same choice that faces all of us: whether to remain part of the godless world, or join the people of God. It would have been so easy … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame: The parents of Moses

Hebrews 11:23 Amram and Jochebed (Exodus 6:20) are not exactly the most familiar names in the Old Testament. Yet their son Moses, one of the most influential figures in Israel’s history, would have died in infancy if they had not … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Handing on the baton

Numbers 27:12-23 Like Aaron, Moses has excluded himself from the land of Canaan by his failure to uphold God’s honour at Meribah. With Israel now poised to cross the Jordan, the time of his death is rapidly approaching – and … Continue reading

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The normal Christian life (part 1)

Mark 8:27-9:29 It’s good to read Christian books… but some of them don’t half make you feel inadequate. ‘The normal Christian life’ is the title of a classic book by Watchman Nee – which I’ve never actually read, but from … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Leadership yet again

Numbers 20:1-13 After about 35 years of wandering in circles, Israel again find themselves near Kadesh-Barnea. This time the water supply fails, provoking yet another volley of complaints – and the airing of all their old grievances. And as usual, … Continue reading

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Pilgrims’ Progress: Leadership

Numbers 12 Moses has a lot on his plate at the moment – and now on top of it all he finds his leadership challenged by his own brother and sister! Ostensibly their grievance is his second wife (has Zipporah … Continue reading

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Our compassionate Father

We believe in God, the Father Almighty… Psalm 103:13,14 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear Him; for He knows how we are formed, He remembers that we are dust. … Continue reading

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