31-12-15 In case I don’t see you before then, Happy New Year! Anyway, here at Waratah Church in January we are doing a series for the new year called ‘Do yourself a favor,’ the classical Christian spiritual disciplines for dummies. I thought it would be a great idea to start the new year deciding to […]
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29-12-15 Matthew 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away; it is better for you to lose one of your members than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. I just read an article on dealing with sexual temptation written by a friend of mine […]
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16-12-15 Acts 13:2 One day as these men were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said,…. So there I just continuing my journey through Acts and then I got to this bit. There’s an ongoing pattern in scripture about the seemingly inextricable link between prayer (a conversation with God) and fasting. Fasting. Is […]
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In my experience in youth ministry so far, kids are not ending up hanging out with the wrong people, falling to substance abuse, being filled with disillusionment and even turning to crime because they are being reckless, but because in the midst of a social narrative that says; “fit in or else,” they are being careful to do just that.
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09-12-15 Acts 12:6-11 The night before Peter was to be placed on trial, he was asleep, fastened with two chains between two soldiers. Others stood guard at the prison gate. 7 Suddenly, there was a bright light in the cell, and an angel of the Lord stood before Peter. The angel struck him on the […]
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