Commemorating the Duke of Edinburgh

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18 The LORD is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. – Psalm 34:18 Dear Brothers and Sisters, I hope this finds you well. Since our last post, HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh has died. As a Nation we have much to give thanks for his life; for his steadfast love and loyalty … Read More

New life

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14 Then he went up and touched the bier they were carrying him on, and the bearers stood still. He said, ‘Young man, I say to you, get up!’ 15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother. – Luke 7:14-15 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last week we started to look … Read More

God who sees, knows and cares

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12 As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out – the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her. 13 When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, ‘Don’t cry.’ – Luke 7:12-13 Dear Brothers and Sisters … Read More

One body and one Spirit

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4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; 5 one Lord, one faith, one baptism; 6 one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. – Ephesians 4:4-6 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Last week marked the first anniversary of the Archbishops … Read More

Praying for 5

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4 The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. 5 For what we preach is not ourselves, but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake. 6 For God, who said, … Read More

Giving thanks with all our hearts

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1 LORD, I will give thanks to you with all my heart. I will tell about all the wonderful things you have done. 2 I will be glad and full of joy because of you. Most High God, I will sing the praises of your name. – Psalm 9:1-2 Dear Brothers and Sisters, How good are you at “giving thanks … Read More

Dealing with guilt

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1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. – Psalm 51:1-2 Dear Brothers and Sisters, How do you deal with guilt? Guilt is something all of us have felt at one time or another. Guilt … Read More

Torn away … for a short time

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17 But since we were torn away from you, brothers, for a short time, in person not in heart, we endeavoured the more eagerly and with great desire to see you face to face, 18 because we wanted to come to you – 1 Thessalonians 2:17-18 Dear Brothers and Sisters, I hope this finds you well. Last Sunday we live-streamed … Read More

Real hope

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5 Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him. 6 Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress; I shall not be shaken. – Psalm 62:5-6 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, With the recent advancement in Covid-19 vaccines, there is great hope in the air. The development and distribution of the … Read More

Finding comfort in Jesus

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33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in spirit and troubled. 34 ‘Where have you laid him?’ he asked ‘Come and see, Lord,’ they replied. 35 Jesus wept. – John 11:33-35 Dear Brothers and Sisters, This week, as a nation, we were faced with the tragic … Read More