Tag Archives: Philippians

Verse of the month: November 2016

The peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:7) Our trust in God is a wall against the waves of doubt and anxiety that might assail us. Within this sanctuary there is peace – and … Continue reading

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At all times…

Worship “! will extol the LORD at all times; His praise will always be on my lips.” (Psalm 34:1) There are times when praise comes naturally to our lips: when we hear good news, when we receive answers to prayer, … Continue reading

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Resurrection

I Corinthians 15:12-20 The resurrection is one of the Christian doctrines that is “of first importance” (I Corinthians 15:3,4). The ultimate sign (Matthew 12:38-41) Jesus was always being asked by sceptics to perform some miracle ‘on demand’ to prove His … Continue reading

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The Potter’s hand

We believe in God, the Father Almighty… Isaiah 64:8 Yet You, LORD, are our Father. We are the clay, You are the potter; we are all the work of Your hand. In this passage, the prophet prays on behalf of … Continue reading

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Talking to God

Matthew 6:5-8 Prayer is many different things to different people. It varies from one religion to another: the compulsory “five times a day” for the Muslim (with set times and prescribed actions), the prayer wheel of the Buddhist, and so … Continue reading

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How should we pray?

39) With what attitude should we pray? With love, perseverance and gratefulness; in humble submission to God’s will, knowing that, for the sake of Christ, he always hears our prayers. “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, … Continue reading

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Getting our priorities right

Hosea 6:6 Through the life and words of the prophet Hosea, God had been pleading with His unfaithful people (the Israelites) to return to Him. This chapter of the book opens with words of repentance (“Come, let us return to … Continue reading

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