INDEX OF BLOGS by Jim Holbeck based on date posted

Clicking on numbers below will take you to those blogs.

No.001. FORGIVENESS. To Forgive. Is it possible? 2011/02/04

No.002. FORGIVENESS. Do I Need To Be Forgiven? Do I Need To Forgive? Some answers. 2011/02/06

No.003. FORGIVENESS. The Freedom That Comes From Forgiveness 2011/02/08

No.004. Forgiveness. How Can We Understand What It Means? 2011/02/11

No.005. FORGIVENESS. God’s Nature Is To Forgive. (Selichah). 2011/02/11

No.006. FORGIVENESS. God Brings Release To People. (Salach) Part 1 of 2. 2011/02/14

No.007. FORGIVENESS. God Brings Release To People. (Salach) Part 2 of 2. 2011/02/15

No.008. FORGIVENESS. God Removes Our Sin From Us. (nasa). Part 1 of 2. 2011/02/22

No.009. FORGIVENESS. God removes Our Sin From Us. “nasa.” Part 2 2011/02/23

No.010. Evangelism. Sharing Jesus with other people 2011/02/23

No.011. Forgiveness. God Covers Over Our Sin. (Kaphar and Kasah) 2011/02/27

No.012. Forgiveness In The 21st Century. A Practical Example 2011/02/28

No.013. Forgiveness. Genesis 45-50. The Story Of Joseph 2011/03/04

No.014. Forgiveness. Psalm 32.  A King Found Forgiveness.  2011/03/05

No.015. Forgiveness. Psalm 51. A King Wanted To Be Forgiven. 2011/03/07

No.016. Forgiveness Of All Sin. Psalm 103. 2011/03/11

No.017. Forgiveness. Removing The Stain Of Sin. Isaiah 1:18. 2011/03/13

No.018. FORGIVENESS. Isaiah 43:25. Sin is blotted out and not remembered. 2011/03/14

No.019. John 3:1-17. To Perish Or To Have Eternal Life? 2011/03/20

No.020. FORGIVENESS. Why “Good Friday” Is “Good”. God blots out our sins. Isa 44:22. 2011/04/21

No.021. Easter Day. “Christ Is Risen!” 2011/04/22

No.022. Jesus Stands And Knocks. Are We Listening? Revelation 3:20. 2011/05/22

No.023. Pentecost. Part 1. Motivation and Empowerment for Living. Acts 1:6-8. 2011/06/12

No.024. Pentecost. Part 2. God Motivates and Empowers His People. Philippians 2:12-13. 2011/06/20

No.025. SALVATION. God Says Not “By Good Works” But “For Good Works”. 2011/06/26

No.026. John Richards. A Teacher On Christian Renewal And Healing. Died 19June2011.An Australian Tribute 2011/07/08

No.027. FORGIVENESS. HEALING. Isaiah 53:4-6. The Messiah To Bring Peace. 2011/07/11

No.028. FORGIVENESS. Jesus The Messiah Died to Bring Healing. Isaiah 53:4.    2011/07/25

No.029. FORGIVENESS.  Jesus the Anointed, the Messiah Died For Sinners. Isaiah 53:5-6.  2011/08/03

No.030. Forgiveness. Abundant Pardon. Isaiah 55;6-7.   2011/08/08

No.031. John Stott. A Mightily Used But Humble Servant Of God. 2011/08/08

No.032.  Suggestions For Searching Through Holbeck Blogs.  2011/08/10

No.033.  Outline of Ephesians Chapter 1:1-14.     2011/08/15

No.034. Outline of Ephesians Chapter 1:15-23.    2011/08/15

No.035. Outline of Ephesians chapter 2.  2011/08/16

No.036. Outline of Ephesians Chapter 3. Paul’s God-given Ministry to the Ephesians.   2011/08/22

No.037. Outline of Ephesians 3:1-6. The Purpose of Paul’s Ministry to the Ephesians. “YOU belong to God.”   2011/08/22

No.038. Outline of Ephesians 3:7-13. The Purpose of Paul’s Ministry to the World-wide Gentiles.   2011/08/22

No.039. Outline of Ephesians 3:14-21. Paul’s Prayer For The Ephesians.  2011/08/24

No.040. Prayer Based On John 15:5-7. Receiving Through Abiding in Christ.  2011/08/31

No.041.  Healing of Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS. Motor Neuron disease. 2011/09/18

No.042.  Outline of Ephesians 4:1-16.  ”Become what you are in Christ”.  2011/10/31

No.043. Outline of Ephesians 4:17-32. “Become what you are in Christ.”  2011/11/02

No.044. Outline of Ephesians 5:1-21. “Walk in love”.      2011/11/12

No.045. Outline of Ephesians 5:21-33. Mutual Submission in the Body of Christ. (Part 1 of 2).  (2011/11/22

No.046. Outline of Ephesians 6:1-9. Mutual Submission in the Body of Christ. (Part 2 of 2). 2011/11/23

No.047. Outline of Ephesians 6:10-24. Spiritual Warfare.   2011/11/23

No.048. FORGIVENESS.   Iniquity Forgiven. Sin Not Remembered.  Jeremiah 31:34.  2011/11/27

No.049. FORGIVENESS.  Guilt Cleansed And Forgiven.  Jeremiah 33:8.  2011/11/27

No.050. HOMOPHOBIA. Who is guilty? A Surprising Possibility!  Romans 1.  2011/12/16

No.051.  A Prayer based on Romans 12:1-2. Total Commitment.     2011/12/17

No.052. A Prayer based on 2Peter 3:8-14. Being Prepared For Jesus’ Coming.  2011/12/17

No.053. Who is the Jesus Christ of Christmas?     Luke 2:10-12.    2011/12/24

No.054. “What’s Happening?” A Search for Meaning In Life. Ephesians 3:1-12.   2012/01/01

No.055. “The Body as a Temple of the Holy Spirit”. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20.  2012/01/19

No. 056. “Jesus Sets The Captives Free.” Mark 1;21-28.   2012/01/29

No.057.  A Prayer for Freedom from the Powers Of Darkness.   2012/01/29

No.058.  Jesus. His Willingness And Ability To Heal. Mark 1:40-45.   2012/02/12

No.059. The Transfiguration of Jesus And Our Transfiguration. Mark 9:2-9.  2012/02/19

No.060. Lenten Studies. Part1. “The Healing Of Our Hurts”. Philippians 1:1-11. 2012/02/22

No.061. The Baptism and Temptation of Jesus. Jesus’ Ministry and Ours. Mark 1:9-15.  2012/02/16

No.062. Lenten Studies on Philippians. Part 2. “God is in Control!” Philippians 1:12-26.  2012/02/29

No.063. Sermon on Mark 8:31-38. “The Need to Commit Oneself to Jesus.” (Jesus is Coming Ready Or Not). 2012/03/04

No.064. Lenten Studies on Philippians. Part 3. Phil 2:1-11.    2012/03/07

No.065. Lenten Studies On Philippians. Part 4. “God At Work Through His Humble People.” Phil 2:13-30.  2012/03/15

No.066. Lenten Studies in Philippians.   Part 5.  ”Getting Ones Focus on Jesus”. Phil 3:1-21.  2012/03/23

No.067. Lenten Studies in Philippians. Part 6. “Rejoicing In The Lord.”  Philippians 4:1-7.   2012/04/02

No.068. Lenten Studies in Philippians. Part 7. “Focussing on the Good for Victory.” Philippians 4:8-23.  2012/04/06

No.069. Easter Day.  “The Resurrection of Jesus. A New Life With New Possibilities”. Acts 10:34-48.  2012/04/08

No.070.  “From Doubt To Belief!” John 20:19-31.  2012/04/17

No.071.  God Can Heal The Mess We Get Into. “Repent. Return. Receive.” Acts 3:12-26.  2012/04/25

No.072. Christian Ministry.  Ability Or Availability? 2012/05/04

No.073. Christian Ministry. “Rust out? Burn out? Opt out? Is there another way?”  2012/05/05

No.074.   The Assurance Of Salvation. A Reflection on 1John 5:9-13.  2012/05/21

No.075.  The Relevance Of Pentecost For Today. The Gift of the Holy Spirit.  2012/05/22

No.076. “To Perish or Not to Perish? That is the Question.” John 3:16.  2012/06/04

No.077. Question. “What does the Bible say about “Gay Marriage” ? Is there a simple answer?” 2012/06/18

No.078. Question:- “Would Jesus Be In Favour Of Gay Marriage? What Does The Bible Say?”  2012/06/18

No.079. “Awe in the presence of an awesome God.” Matthew 22:37-40.  2012/06/28

No.080. Modern-Day Idolatry. Wrongly Adapting To Modern Culture. Leviticus 18. 2012/07/01

No.081.  Healing Through Forgiving Others. Ephesians 4:17-5:2.   2012/08/12

No.082. John 6:35-58 Could Be John 3:16 Writ Large!  2012/08/15

No.083. Galatians 1. It Can Never Be “Christ AND” For Salvation.    2012/08/20

No.084. Galatians 2. Paul’s Message Of Salvation Through Faith In Christ Alone.  2012/08/21

No.085.  Sodom. Any Relevance For Sexuality Today?  2012/08/23

No.086. Jesus and Sexuality and Marriage.  2012/08/24

No.087. How Did The World Come To Be In Such A Mess? Is there an answer?  2012/08/30

No.088.  Galatians 3. Jesus Is God’s Only Way To Himself. 2012/09/01

No.089.  Humans. Basically Good? Or Prone To Evil? Mark 7:20-23.  2012/09/02

No.090. Boak Jobbins. (1947–2012). Former Dean of Sydney. A Tribute From A Former Colleague. 2012/09/03

No.091. What’s happening in the USA? An American analysis of the 2012 Election race.  2012/09/07

No.092. Galatians 4. Overview. The Freedom Of The Children of God.  2012/09/17

No.093. Galatians 5. Outline. The Choice We Face. To Live God’s Way Or Our Way? 2012/09/17

No.094. Galatians 6 outline. Paul Sums Up His Epistle. Freedom Not Bondage! 2012/09/20

No.095. Real Life Stories. “Just whisper Jesus’ name. He is only a prayer away.” 2012/09/21

No.096. The Father God Who Delights To Answer His Children’s Prayers.  2012/11/02

No.097. Healing a Church, a City and a Nation. 2 Chronicles 7:14.   2012/11/11

No.098. What Do You Want Jesus To Do For You? Mark 10:35-45.   2012/11/18

No.099. John Chapman. 1930-2012. Gospel Lover And Gospel Preacher. A Tribute.   2012/11/19

No.100. Who is the Jesus Christ of Christmas? (An Overview).    2012/12/12

No.101. Who is the Jesus Christ of Christmas? Part 1 of 4. Jesus the CREATOR.  2012/12/12

No.102. Who is the Jesus Christ of Christmas? Part 2 of 4. Jesus THE SAVIOUR.  2012/12/16

No.103.Who is the Jesus Christ of Christmas? Part 3 of 4. Jesus is THE LORD. 2012/12/17

No.104. Who is the Jesus Christ of Christmas? Part 4 of 4. Jesus the JUDGE.  2012/12/18

No.105. The Challenge of the Christ of Christmas. Galatians 4:4-5.  2012/12/31

No.106. Another New Year Resolution? Or A New Beginning? 2 Corinthians 5:14-21. 2013/01/01

No.107. We Need To See Ourselves As God Sees Us. Seated With Christ! Ephesians 2:4-7.  2013/01/13

No.108. Forgiveness.  God Casts Our Sins Behind His Back. Isaiah 38:17.  2013/01/22

No.109. Forgiveness And Life For Those Who Turn From Sin To God. Ezekiel 18:21-23. 2013/01/23

No.110. Forgiveness. How God Gets Rid Of Human Sin. Micah 7:18-19.  2013/01/26

No.111. “Healthy Christian Living.” James 1:19-27.  2013/02/08

No.112. The ABCDE of Becoming more Open To God For His Blessing. “A” for Abiding.  2013/03/03

No.113.  The ABCDE of Becoming More Open to God. For His Blessing. “B” for Believing. 2013/03/10

No.114. The “ABCDE” Of Becoming More Open to God For His Blessing. “C” for Consecrating.2013/03/11

No.115.  The “ABCDE” of Becoming More Open To God For His Blessing.  “D” for Dethroning.  2013/03/112

No.116. THE “ABCDE” OF BECOMING MORE OPEN TO GOD FOR HIS BLESSING. “E” for Enthroning.  2013/03/14

No.117. Divine Comedy 2. God in the Dock regarding Marriage. Genesis 2:24.  2013/03/30

No.118. US SUPREME COURT AND REDEFINING MARRIAGE. Decision? Division? Treason?  2013/04/07

No.119. Same-Sex Marriage and God’s plan in Genesis 2:24.  2013/04/

No.120. A Tribute. The Rev Thomas John Jewett. Australian Pastor-Teacher. 1927- 2013. 2013/05/17

No. 121. What Characterised the “Such Faith” of the Centurion. Luke 7:1-10.  2013/06/01

No.122. Healing. A Hidden Gem In The Story Of The Centurion In Luke 7. 2013/06/02

No.123.  “What’s Wrong With The World?” Rebellion Against God! Romans 1:17-18.  2013/06/19

No.124. “What’s Wrong With The World?” Revolting Humans! That’s What! (An Overview of Romans 1:17-32).  2013/06/24

No.125. “What’s Wrong With The World?” Humans Replaced God With Idols! Romans 1:18-32. 2013/06/26

No.126. Praying For Healing For A World In Rebellion Against God. Through Its Idolatry. Romans 1:21-24

No.127. Praying For Healing For A World In Rebellion Against God. Through Its False Religion. Romans 1:23-25.  2013/08/23

No.128. Praying For Healing For A World In Rebellion Against God. Through Its False Sexual Practices. Romans 1:24-27.  2013/08/25

No.129. Summary of Romans 1:17-32. Human Rebellion against God.  2013/09/03

No.130. A Tribute. Bishop Dudley Foord. 1923-2013. (Double E, Double E) Evangelism. 2013/09/16

No.131. Our Identity. Becoming What We Were Meant To Be In Life. 2 Corinthians 3:17-end. 2013/10/01

No.132. Feeling Guilty? Is It Conviction By The Holy Spirit Or Condemnation By The Devil? 2013/11/23

No.133. The Danger Of Rejecting The Person Of Christ. (Not just at Christmas!) 2013/11/25

No.134. Jesus Appeared (at Christmas) And Will Appear Again. The Need To Be Ready. Titus 3:1-7. 2013/12/09

No.135. Bishop Peter Chiswell. 1934-2013. A Former Bishop of Armidale NSW. A Tribute. 2013/12/10

No.136. Christmas. The Time When God Sent Forth His Son. For Us. Galatians 4:1-7. 2013/12/15

No.137. Denying The Power Of God In Today’s World. 2Timothy 3:5.  2014/01/26

No.138. Rejecting God’s Commandments Means Missing Out On His Blessings. 2014/01/31

No.139. An Outline of Psalm 139. The Character Of The God Who Knows, Loves And Cares. Series No. 1 of 7.   2014/02/06

No.140. God Knows Everything About You And Still Loves You. Psalm 139:1-6. series No. 2 of 7.  2014/02/10

No.141. The God Who Is Present Everywhere. Psalm 139:7-12. Series No. 3 of 7. 2014/02/14

No.142. The Omnipotent God.  He Can Do All Things. He Made Us. Psalm 139:13‑18. Series No.4 of 7. 2014/02/17

No.143. A Prayer Of Openness To God. Psalm 139:23-24. Series No.5 of 7. 2014/02/23

No.144. Using The Truths Of Psalm 139 In Counselling Situations. Series No.6 of 7. 2014/02/24

No.145. Applying The Truths Of Psalm 139 In Counselling Situations. Series No.7 of 7. 2014/02/25

No.146. Praying To Bring About A Better World. Psalm 139:23-24.  2014/03/16

No.147. The Inescapability Of Good Friday For Every Human. (Part 1 of 2). 2014/04/14

No.148. The Inescapability Of Good Friday For Every Human. (Part 2 of 2). 2014/04/16

No.149. Victorious Christian Living? (Part 1 of 3). We Must Have The Right Focus In Life. 2014/05/22

No.150. Victorious Christian Living? (Part 2 of 3). Fulfilling Our Obligation To God). 2014/05/23

No.151. Victorious Christian Living? (Part 3 of 3). Allowing God To Work In And Through Us. 2014/05/23

No.152.  Galatians 1:3-4. The Jesus Who Sets Us Free. 2014/07/21

No.153. Galatians 2:8. God At Work. The Secret Of Christian Ministry.  2014/07/21

No.154. Galatians 2:20. The New Life. Part 1. Crucified with Christ. 2014/07/25

No.155. Galatians 2:20. The New Life. Part 2. Christ Lives In Me.  2014/07/27

No.156. Galatians 2:20. The New Life. Part 3. God’s presence In His People. 2014/07/29

No.157. Sermon on Mark 1:21-27. “Setting The Captives Free.”  2015/03/02

No.158. Sermon on Mark 1:29-34. “Taking Advantage Of The Opportunities For Receiving God’s Blessing and Healing.”  2015/03/02


No.160. Easter! We Are Risen! We Are Risen Indeed! Ephesians chapters 1 and 2.  2015/04/06

No.161. The Person of Jesus. Jesus as the CREATOR. 2015/11/06

No.162. The Person of Jesus. Jesus the SAVIOUR. 2015/11/08

No.163. The Person of Christ. Jesus the LORD. 2015/11/09

No.164. The Person of Jesus. Jesus the JUDGE. 2015/11/09

No.165. God as King of the Universe and A Friend to His People. 2015/11/23

No.166. The Need For People To Repent Of Their Sins. Sermon Outline On Luke 3:7-18. (The Gospel For Advent 3)  2015/11/28

No.167. Humans Can Be Deceived. Genesis 1-3 And The Fall Of Humankind. 2015/12/09

No.168. “Gabriel! Gabriel! Wherefore Art Thou Gabriel?” (A Christmas Puzzle. Luke 1). 2015/12/22

No.169. Rebuilding What Has Broken Down In Life. (Part 1 of 2). Nehemiah Chapter 1.  2016/01/11

No.170. Rebuilding what Has Broken Down In Life. (Part 2 of 2). Nehemiah Chapter 8. 2016/01/14

No.171. The Great Faith Of An Unlikely Soldier Led To An Amazing Healing. Sermon on Luke 7:1-10. The Great Faith Of An Unlikely Soldier Led To An Amazing Healing. Sermon on Luke 7:1-10.  2016/01/21

No.172. The Prayer That Can Change The World (And You Too!) The Lord’s Prayer. An Introduction.  2016/01/28

No.173. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. The Fatherhood of God. “Our Father in Heaven.” (Study 1 of 9). 2016/01/30

No.174. The Prayer That Can Change The World. THe Lord’s Prayer. “Hallowed Be Your Name.” (Study 2 of 9). 2016/02/18

No.175. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Your Kingdom Come.” (Study 3 of 9). 2016/02/23

No.176. The Prayer That Can Change The World -The Lord’s Prayer- “Your Will Be Done” (Study 4 of 9)  2016/03/10

No.177. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “ Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread. ” Matthew 6:11. (Study 5 of 9).  2016/03/14

No.178. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Forgive Us Our Sins.”(Study 6 of 9).  2016/03/21

No.179. Sermon on John Chapter 21. St Peter. Moving From Failure to Fruitfulness.  2016/04/10

No. 180. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Lead Us Not Into Temptation.” Matthew 6:13. (Study 7 of 9).  2016/04/17

No.181. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Deliver us from evil.” Matthew 6:13. (Study 8 of 9) 2016/04/25

No.182. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Yours Is The Kingdom And The Power And The Glory, Forever And Ever. AMEN” Matthew 6:13. (Study 9 of 9). 2016/05/03

No.183. How To Pray When You Don’t Know How To Pray. The 2016 USA and Australian Elections.  2016/05/09

No.184. The Coming Elections in 2016. For What Sort Of People Ought We To Vote? The Characteristics Seen In The Beatitudes In Matthew 5. (Part 1 of 2).  2016/05/17

No.185. For What Sort Of People Ought We To Vote? The Characteristics Seen In The Beatitudes In Matthew 5. (Part 2 of 2)  2016/05/21

No.186. SOME NEWS re Holbeck blogs. 2016/06/01

No.187. CORE TEACHING OF THE HEALING MINISTRY. An Introduction. 2016/06/02

No.188. HEALING MINISTRY. CORE TEACHING. STAGE 1 TOPIC 1. Becoming The People God Wants Us To Be.   2016/06/02

No.189. “What Sort Of People Should We Elect To Government?” (Adapted from a sermon preached on Sunday 26th June 2016.  2016/06/27

No.190. A Prayer For Healing For Ourselves, Our Loved Ones And Our Nation. 2016/07/24

No.191. Q&A. Giving the right answers to questions. About Jesus. 2016/07/29

No.192. Praying our way through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Eph 1:1-2. A gracious greeting about God’s love and peace. 2016/08/05

No.193. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Eph 1:3. Thanking God for what we have in Christ.  2016/08/13

No.194. Marriage For Same-Sex Couples? The Problem With an “Eticsibelp”. (A back to front Plebiscite.)  2016/09/21

No.195. SUMMARY of articles on Sexuality and same-sex marriage. 2016/09/30

No.196. Hebrews 13:8. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever. (What that should mean for us today.)  2016/10/19

No.197. “FAITHFULNESS.”.Adapted From A Sermon On The Fruit Of The Spirit.  Galatians 5:22-23. 2016/10/20

No.198. Does God Really Listen To Us When We Pray? Some Thoughts On Prayer. 1 John 5:14-15.  2016/10/27

No.199. “Abiding in the Love of Jesus.”  Adapted from a sermon on John 15:9-10. (No 1 in series of 3 on Love. Joy. Peace) 2016/11/13

No.200.  “Sharing In The Joy Of Jesus.”  Jesus said, “… that My joy may be in you.” John 15:11. (No.2 in series of 3 on Love, Joy and Peace). 2016/11/20

No.201. “Experiencing The Peace Of Jesus.” Jesus said, “My peace I leave with you.”John 14:25-31. (No 3 in series of 3 on Love, Joy and Peace).  2016/12/04

No.202. “Coming Ready Or Not!” Are We Ready For The Second Coming Of Jesus? (Based on sermon on Sunday before Christmas. 4th Sunday in Advent). 2016/12/23

No.203. How to have a blessed life in 2017. 2017/01/03

No.204. [“Post-truth” trumped by “The Truth” in 2016 and every year!] 2017/01/08

No.205..  “You need to realise that it’s only hurting people who hurt.” (Holbeck Helpful Hint No.1) 2017/01/12

No.206. “Transfiguration” today. Who? Me? The challenging, comforting truths of 2 Corinthians 3:17-end.   2017/02/26

No.207. A Sermon Outline For Easter. Luke 24:13-35. “THE JESUS WHO BRINGS HOPE.” What Easter means.  2017/04/06

No.208. Good Friday. Good for whom? God’s wrath “satisfied”? 2017/04/13

No.209. “STUDIES ON FORGIVENESS.” Is It Possible To Be Forgiven? Is It Possible To Forgive? The Good News!  2017/04/14

No.210. FORGIVENESS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. The Meaning of Forgiveness.  2017/04/14

No.211.  “Forgiveness in the Teaching Of Jesus.” (The Parable Of The Unmerciful Servant. Matthew 18:21-35).  2017/04/14

No.212. Examples Of Forgiveness In Action In The New Testament. Jesus. Stephen. Paul. 2017/04/14

No. 213. PRACTICAL FORGIVENESS. Alternatives To Giving Unhelpful Advice such as Saying No.1 “You must forgive God!” (5th in series of 10.)  2017/04/17

No.214. PRACTICAL FORGIVENESS. Alternatives To Giving Unhelpful Advice such as this saying, “YOU MUST FORGIVE YOURSELF.” (6th in series of 10.)  2017/05/01

No.215. PRACTICAL FORGIVENESS. Alternatives To Giving Unhelpful Advice such as Saying No.3 “You Must Forgive and Forget!” (7th in series of 10.) 2017/05/01

No.216. “HOW TO REALLY FORGIVE ANOTHER PERSON.” (8th in series of 10.) Some Suggested Steps For Doing So 2017/05/01

No.217. FORGIVING THOSE WHO HURT OUR LOVED ONES. (9th in series of 10.) 2017/05/01

No.218. A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO REALLY FORGIVING ANOTHER PERSON. (10th in series of 10.) 2017/05/02

No.219. SUMMARY OF TEACHING ON FORGIVENESS. (And suggested ways on how to use the material on Forgiveness). 2017/05/03

No.220. Changing The World Through Believing Prayer! Helping people move from where they are, to where God wants them to be! (The audio of a sermon preached on 18th June 2017 refers to the diagram.)  2017/06/26

No.221. REPENTANCE. Everyone needs to repent of sin to have victory over it. But just what is sin?   2017/07/03

No.222. REPENTANCE. The need to repent of sin. But what is sin? Gaining a little understanding of some New Testament words for sin. 2017/07/10

No.223. Repentance. What is it? 2017/07/20← 223. Repentance. What is it?

No.224. REPENTANCE. As seen in the ministries of John the Baptist and of Jesus. 2017/07/24

No.225.REPENTANCE IN THE MINISTRY OF THE EARLY CHURCH. St Peter’s messages remain a challenge to us today! 2017/07/27

No.226. REPENTANCE. Saul the Persecutor became Paul the Preacher of Repentance. 2017/07/29

No.227. REPENTANCE. Lessons from the writer to the Hebrews. A Personal testimony of a transformed life. 2017/07/30

No.228. REPENTANCE. The apostle John urges repentance for everyone in his epistles. 2017/08/14

No.229. Repentance in the Book of Revelation. The message for today! 2017/08/16

No.230. Summary of My Recent Articles on Repentance. 2017/08/16

No.231. REPENTANCE. How do we pray expressing our repentance to God? 2017/08/19

No.232. Why does our national broadcaster appear to support only the “Yes” side of the same-sex vote? (The story of Sodom.) 2017/08/25

No.233. What relevance do Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13 have to changing the definition of marriage in Australia? Should I vote “Yes” or “No” to same sex ‘marriage’? 2017/08/26

No 234. What the New Testament really says about same sex relationships in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10. Why we should vote “No” to change the definition of marriage to include same sex relationships.  2017/08/28

No.235. What insight does Romans 1 have to the same sex marriage debate? Does it favour a “Yes” or “No” vote? 2017/09/04

No.236. How Did The World Come To Be In Such A Mess? There is an answer in Romans chapter 1! And a message of hope!  2017/09/06

No.237. What does the Bible say about marriage? Is it just between a man and a woman or can there be other “couplings”? What will a plebiscite do for marriage in Australia? 2017/09/08

No.238. The Anglican Church of Australia agrees with me! About same-sex “marriage”. 2017/09/10

No.239. What is involved in Voting Yes or No for same-sex marriage? 2017/09/11

No.240. If in doubt about a change in the definition of marriage in Australia, don’t vote for change! 2017/09/12

No.241. Homophobia. Who Is Guilty? A Surprising Possibility! 2017/09/17

No.242. Romans chapter 1 in outline. What does it tell us about the world today? 2017/09/21

No.243. Is The Antichrist At Work In The World Today? (Does this account for the present chaos throughout the world?)  2017/09/28

No.244. How can we learn to rejoice no matter what? An answer in Philippians 4. 2017/10/13

No.245. “Learning to rejoice in the Lord no matter what!” A Sermon on Philippians 4:4-7 preached at Port Macquarie Anglican church, on Sunday 15th October 2017. [An 82nd Birthday gift to me from Stuart our Rector.) 2017/10/17

No.246.  Genuine love. What is it? How should it behave? Romans 12:9-13.  2017/11/01

No.247. The Humility of Spirit-filled Believers. Pardon? Say that again! Ephesians 5:18-21. 2017/11/09

No.248. The Challenge of the Christ of Christmas. [For you and me!] Galatians 4:4-5. 2017/11/19

No.249. Some Relaxed Reading about The Christ of Christmas. 2017/11/23

No.250. Do You Want To See The Power Of God Being Released Into Today’s World? Ephesians 1:15-23. [Part 1 of 2]  2017/11/30

No.251. Do You Want To See The Power Of God Being Released Into Today’s World? Ephesians 1:15-23. [Part 2 of 2.]  2017/11/30

No.252. The Australian plebiscite results favoured same-sex marriage. The “No” voters lost! Or did they?  2017/12/03

No.253. Why is it that many people do not understand the things of God? How can we all help change the world for good? (Part 1 of 3)  2017/12/18

No.254. The Things That Can Never Be Changed In This Changing World. (Part 2 of 3). 2017/12/19

No.255. DOING WHAT WE CAN TO CHANGE THE WORLD FOR GOOD. (Part 3 of 3). 2018/01/09

No.256. What is the good news behind the same sex marriage decision of the Australian Parliament in December 2017?  2018/01/18

No.257. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF GOD-GIVEN OPPORTUNITIES. [Sermon on Mark 1:29-39]. 2018/01/26

No.258. What is involved in Forgiveness? (A You Tube Skype teaching by Jim Holbeck recorded by The Healing Ministry at All Saints Episcopal Church, Winter Park, Florida.) 2018/02/02

No.259. JESUS’ TRANSFIGURATION AND HOW WE CAN BE TRANSFORMED. (Suggestions for sermons on Mark 9:2-9 the Gospel for Sun 11th Feb 2018.) 2018/02/04

No.260. Who is Jesus? He is the CREATOR! (First in a Series of 4 on Jesus).  2018/02/05

No.261. Who is Jesus? He is The SAVIOUR. (Second in a series of 4 on Jesus). 2018/02/05

No.262. Who is Jesus? He is THE LORD. (Third in a series of 4 on Jesus.) 2018/02/07

No.263.Who is Jesus? Jesus will be the JUDGE of all. (Fourth in a series of 4 on Jesus. 2018/02/07

No.264. Lent. What is it? Any relevance for me in 2018? 2018/02/11

No.265. The Baptism and Temptation of Jesus. Jesus’ Ministry And Ours. Mark 1:9-15 [the Gospel for Sunday 18th February 2018]    2018/02/11

No.266. Why do people do evil things? (Another High School Shooting Tragedy in the USA.) 2018/02/17

No.267.  A sermon on John 3:1-17. To Perish or to have eternal life? 2018/02/28

No.268. Sermon on John 12:20-33. The Importance Of Significant Moments In Life. (Gospel for Sun 18th March 2018)  2018/03/04

No.269. An Alternative Sermon On John 12:20-33. “The Hour Has Come!” (Gospel reading for Sun 18th March 2018)  2018/03/09

No.270. Good Mental Health. A Brief Overview from a Christian point of view. 2018/03/16

No.271. Love Makes The Most Of Every Opportunity. (Sermon suggestions for Mark 14:1-9 for Palm Sunday 25March 2018).  2018/03/18


No.273. “Good Friday!” What the “Good” God did for an undeserving world. The truth in Isaiah 44:22 for today! 2018/03/30

No.274. Jesus Wept For People during His Last Days On Earth. “Jesus wept!” Would He weep for you today? John 11:35 and Matthew 23:37. 2018/03/31

No.275. “FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words. (Micro version!) Part 1 of 2.  2018/04/04.

No.276. “FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words. (Expanded version!) Part 2 of 2.  2018/04/04← 276.“FROM GLORY. THROUGH GORY. TO GLORY!” The Easter story in 6 words. (Expanded version!) Part 2 of 2.

No.277. Time to elect a new Race Discrimination Commissioner in Australia. I have a suggestion!  2018/04/26

No.278. Factors Influencing Mental Health. Human Enemy No.1. “The World”. THE ENEMY AROUND US. (Micro version)  2018/05/01

No. 279. Factors Influencing Mental Health. Human Enemy No.1. “The world”. THE ENEMY AROUND US. [Macro version].    2018/05/04

No.280. An amazing, amazing story! An “insignificant” man who made a “SIGNIFICANT” contribution to this world. “Heaven tonight?” 2018/05/31

No.281.The Incredible Rescue of Footballers in Thailand. A Prayer-Answering God. Some Thoughts On Psalm 139.  2018/07/11

No.282. Factors Influencing Mental Health. Human Enemy No.2. THE ENEMY WITHIN US. The Flesh. Our Fallen Human Nature. (Study 2 of 3.) 2018/07/20

No.283. Factors Influencing Mental Health. Human Enemy No.3. THE ENEMY AGAINST US. THE DEVIL AND THE POWERS OF DARKNESS. (Study 3 of 3.)  2018/08/29

No.284. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:4. We are chosen by God Himself to fulfil His purpose for us in His world. 2018/09/01

No.285. The World Needs God’s Healing Love And Power Now! Let’s together pray it into being! Praying through Ephesians. 2018/09/01

No.286. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. “Blessing God Who Blesses His People By Adopting Them Into His Family. Ephesians 1:5.” 2018/09/03

No.287. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:7-10. Christ Brings Unity Among Diverse Groupings Of People. 2018/09/04

No.288. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:11-14. “Praising God For All We Have Now In Jesus And For Our Full Inheritance In Him.” 2018/09/06

No.289. Praying Our Way Through Paul’s Letter To The Ephesians. Ephesians 1:15-23. “How God wants us to pray for ourselves and for His people throughout the world!” 2018/09/08

No.290. A Summary of the articles on Ephesians Chapter 1 on “Praying our way through Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians.” 2018/09/08

No.291. “Danger! Saints at Prayer.” Praying through Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians. 2018/09/12

No.292. “LET US PRAY!” A Compilation Of Prayers Based On Ephesians Chapter 1. (Changing The World Through Believing Prayer.) 2018/09/12

No.293. Changing The World Through Prayer. Praying Through Ephesians 2:1-7. 2018/10/11

No.294. Changing The World Through Prayer. Praying Through Ephesians 2:8-10. 2018/10/12

No.295. Changing The World Through Prayer. Prayer Based On Ephesians 2:11-13. The Joy Of Belonging!  “Brought Near” By Jesus’ Death. 2018/10/18

No.296. Praying through Ephesians. Ephesians 2:14-16. In Christ, Hostility Gives Way To Peace. 2018/10/20

No.297. Praying through Ephesians. Ephesians 2:17-22. Being thankful for the joy of Belonging! 2018/10/20


No.299. Sorry! Saying “Sorry” Unfortunately Doesn’t Bring Full Closure To Some People. Is there another way to bring closure for people who have been deeply hurt or abused?  2018/10/25

No.300. An Outline Of Ephesians Chapter 3. The “Mystery” of the Gospel. 2018/11/06

No.301. “Halleluia, I belong!” Praying through Ephesians. Ephesians 3:1-6. 2018/11/08

No.302. “Taking Hold Of Our Unsearchable Riches in Christ!” Praying Through Ephesians. Ephesians 3:7-10. 2018/11/09

No.303. Thank you! A big “Thank you” for reading the articles on my blog-site! 2018/11/13

No.304. Are We Living In God’s Real World Or In A False Make-Believe World Opposed To God? Thoughts from Hebrews 10.  2018/11/22

No.305. The Jesus of Christmas. Just Who is He? Why should He matter to me? 2018/12/21

No.306. The Mystery Is Revealed! Ephesians 3:1-12. Epistle for Epiphany. 6th January 2019. Posted 2018/12/30

No.307. People Really Can Change! New Creatures For A New Year! 2 Corinthians 5:17. Posted 2018/12/31

No.308. Jesus Heals “Untouchables!” The Implications Of The Story. Luke 5:12-16. [Part 1 of 2]. Posted 2019/01/22

No.309. Jesus Heals Untouchables. Luke 5:12-17. [Part 2 of 2. Healings God Does In Today’s World.] Posted 2019/01/23

No.310. The Steps Of Faith Needed For Healing. Luke 5:17-26. Posted 2019/02/01

No.311. “Hey! I’m The Victim Here!” The Curse Of “Victimhood” In Today’s World. Posted 2019/02/01

No.312. Bitterness Mixed With Victim Mentality. A Disastrous Cocktail For The World! How To Bring Healing To A Confused Hurting World! Posted 2019/02/03

No. 313. A Tribute To A Humble Servant of God. Bruce Robert Moon. 1941 to 2019. Posted 2019/02/10

No.314. “Praying for Spiritual Strength.” Ephesians 3:14-19. [In the Series, ‘Praying Through Ephesians.’] Posted on Thursday 14th February 2019.

No.315. Striving for significance? You don’t need to as a believer! The truth of Ephesians 1:4.  Posted on Wednesday 20th March 2019.

No.316. Was The Australian Rugby Union Star, Israel Folau Wrong To Publish An Article That Offended Many People? Some thoughts from an ‘Oldie!’ Posted on Wednesday 8th May 2019

No.317. THE MISSING “FACTOR” IN THE CLIMATE CHANGE DEBATE. What if….. Jesus?  Posted on Saturday 11th May 2019

No.318. Recalling some healings. [A Podcast of a talk at a men’s breakfast at Grace Church, Port Macquarie in June 2019]. Posted on Tuesday 25th June 2019

No.319. The God Who Can Do More Than We Ask Or Imagine. Ephesians 3:20-21. [Praying our way through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.] Posted on Sunday 14th July 2019.

No.320. CHRISTIAN UNITY IS POSSIBLE! AND ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL! You ARE One In Christ!  BECOME One In Practice! Ephesians 4:1-6. [Praying Our Way Through Ephesians.] Posted on Sunday 21st July 2019

No.321. God Wants All His People To Be Filled With His Presence. AND He Has Made It Possible. He Tells Us How In Ephesians 4:7-16. [Part 1 of 2.] Posted on Sunday 11th August 2019

No.322. Solving Some Of Rugby Union’s Problems. A View From An Elderly Fan. Posted on Tuesday 13th August 2019.

No.323. God Wants All His People To Be Filled With His Presence. AND He Has Made It Possible. He Tells Us How In Ephesians 4:7-16. [Part 1 of 2.] [Part Of The Series ‘Praying Our Way Through Ephesians.’] Posted on Thursday 29th August 2019

No.324. “Who Is Jesus?” The Most Important Question We Can Ever Ask And Answer! Posted on Sunday 01 September 2019.

No.325. What God Really Wants To Do Through His Church. His Ultimate Purpose In Building Up The Body Of Christ? [Part 2 of 2.] Ephesians 4:13-16. [Part of the series “Praying Our way Through Ephesians.”] Posted on Friday 6th September 2019

No.326. Ephesians 4:17-24. Contrasting The Old Life With The New Life Christ Brings. [In the series “Praying Through Ephesians.”] Posted on September 9, 2019

No.327. Does Nature control the world? Posted on Thursday 26th September 2019

No.328. Solving Some Of Rugby Union’s Problems. For Future Rugby World Cups and International Tests. Posted on Monday 30th September 2019

No.329. A Tribute To A Wonderful Godly Woman. Carole Ann Holbeck. My Late Beloved Wife and Very Best Friend. Posted on Sunday 3rd November 2019

No.330. A FURTHER TRIBUTE TO MY BELOVED WIFE CAROLE ANN HOLBECK. 1943-2019. Posted on Monday 11th November 2019.

No.331. Ephesians 4:25-32. Encouragements To Live As A Christian. God’s Advice In How To Do It! [In The Series “Praying Through Ephesians.”] Posted on Monday 25th November 2019

No.332. Ephesians 5:1-16. Walking In Love And In The Light. [In the series “Praying through Ephesians.”] Posted on Monday 2nd December 2019.

No.333. Love Came Down At Christmas. Accepting That Love Personally Today! The Truth of Revelation 3:20. Posted on Sunday 8th December 2019

No.334. Why Jesus came at Christmas. The Unimaginable, Unappreciated Depths Of The Christ Of The Christmas Message. Posted on Friday 13th December 2019

No.335. Jesus Did Tell Us Why He Came To Earth At That First Christmas! Now Is A Great Time To Reflect Personally On Why He Came! Posted on Monday 16th December 2019

No.336. “Christmas! The Good News That Can Overcome The Bad News! Victory!” Posted on Saturday 21st December 2019

No.337. Honouring Jesus at Christmas! And All Year Round! Affirming More Of The Truth About Jesus During Holy Communion Services. Hebrews 12:2.   Posted on Monday 23rd December 2019.

No.338. New Year’s Eve Greeting, 2019 from Jim Holbeck.  Posted on Tuesday 31st December 2019

No.339. “A New Beginning! When The Eternal ‘I Am’ [Jesus, The Son Of God] Became Something He Never Was Before- A Human! Because Of Us, And For Us!” John 1:1-18. Posted on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

No.340. Praying Through Ephesians. Eph 5:17-16:9. Being Filled With The Spirit And The Possible Consequences In Lives Lived In Mutual Submission. Posted on Monday 6th January 2020

No.341. PRAYING THROUGH EPHESIANS.  Winning The War In Spiritual Warfare. Eph 6:10-24. A Suggested Prayer. Posted on Friday 10th January 2020

No.342. Sharing Our Faith Using A Simple ABCD Formula!  Explaining THE Faith. Testifying To OUR Faith! [Part 1 of 5]. Posted on Saturday 11th January 2020.

No.343. An Overview Of An ABCD View Of Christianity. [Part 2 of 5.] Posted on Tuesday 14th January 2020

No.344. An Overview Of An ABCD View Of Christianity.  Section B] Believing That Christ Came To Die For Sinners.[Part 3 of 5.] Posted on Thursday 16th January 2020

No.345. An Overview of an ABCD View of Christianity. Section C. Counting the Cost.  [Part 4 of 5.] Posted on Friday 17th January 2020.

No.346. An Overview of an ABCD View of Christianity, Section D. Doing Something About It [About Putting Belief Into Action.]. Part 5 of 5. Posted on Friday 17th January 2020.

No.347. Some Tributes To Some Godly Women on St Valentine’s Day 2020. Posted earlier but linked to Index on Wednesday 25th March 2020.

No.348. Some Biblical Material To Read And Listen To During The Coronavirus Lockdown. Posted on Wednesday 25th March 2020.

No.349. Responding To The Coronavirus Threat. Faith Can Overcome Fear. The Better Way Of Love! A Personal Note. Posted on Friday 3rd April 2020.

No.350. Because Jesus Rose, Our Hopes Can Rise As Well. Easter Day And Its Rich Meaning For Those Who Grieve Loved Ones. [John 13:1-6 And Other Verses on Jesus’ Resurrection and Second Coming.] Posted on Thursday 9th April 2020.

No.351. The Challenge of Coronavirus. Ready? The Challenge of Jesus’ Second Coming. Ready?  Posted on Thursday 23rd April 2020.

No.352. The Decision That Every Human HAS To Make. The Challenge Of Rom 12:1-2. From Conformation to Transformation! [Part 1 of 3]. Posted on Monday 11th May 2020.

No.353.The Decision That Every Human In Every Age In Every Place Has To Make. Conformation or Transformation? Romans 12:1-2. [Part 2 of 2.] Posted on on Thursday 14th May 2020

No.354. “Praying In” The Truths of Romans 12:1-2. Total Commitment To God! Which Every Human Needs To Make! Posted on Sunday 17th May 2020

No.355. The Holy Spirit Who Came At Pentecost Is Just Like Jesus. Who He is! What He does! Posted on Sunday 17th May 2020

No.356. Pentecost. Motivation and Empowerment for Living. Acts 1:6-8. [Part 1 of 2.] Posted on Sunday 24th May 2020.

No.357. God Motivates and Empowers His People. The Blessing of Pentecost. [Part 2 of 2.] Philippians 2:12-13. Podsted on Wednesday 27th May 2020.

No.358. PENTECOST. Culminating The Christ Event. From Christ’s Incarnation To Christ’s Pouring Out Of The Holy Spirit. [A Thumbnail sketch of Salvation in Titus 3:4-6]. Posted on Friday 29th May 2020

No.359. The curse of victimhood and other factors on the human race. Posted on Thursday 18th June 2020

No.360. The Unholy Triumvirate. Adding Entitlement To The Dangerous Cocktail Of Victim Mentality And Bitterness. Why The World Is In Such A Mess! 

No.361. A Prayer That Needs To Be Prayed For A World In Turmoil. The Prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola. Posted on Sunday 28 June 2020.

No.362. The Future Is In God’s Hands, Not Man’s. [The Message Of The Letter To The Ephesians.] Posted on Sunday 12th July 2020.

No.363. Liberating News! Freed From Destructive Comparisons! What Is The True Basis For Making Comparisons? Posted on Wednesday 29th July 2020.

No.364. Memories That Bring Tears To Your Eyes And Praise To Your Lips. A Personal Reflection. 2Corinthians 12:9. Posted on Friday 21st August 2020

No.365. Conformation To The World Or Transformation To The Likeness Of Christ? That Is The Question! What Is Your Answer? Romans 12:1-2. Posted on Sat 12th September 2020.


No.367 Reflecting On The Changes In The World In The Light Of The Truth Of Romans Chapter 1. Posted on Sat 03 October 2020

No.368. A Modern Problem Of Hatred, Discrimination And Judgmentalism. A Reason and the Answer! God’s Plan For A Peaceful World Where Everybody Matters. Posted on Thursday 08 October 2020

No.369. Reflecting On Birthdays. A Personal Note Written On My Own Birthday. Coping With Personal Grief. Posted on Friday 16th October 2020

No.370. Life’s Unforgettable Moments. A personal Reflection. Coping with Personal Grief. Posted on Saturday 17th October 2020 

No.371. What do you think of Joe Biden as the President-elect [and probably President] of the USA? Posted on Sunday 08 November 2020

No.372. Remembering Remembrance Days. A personal memory. Posted on Remembrance [Armistice] Day Wednesday 11th November 2020

No.373. Failing To See The Obvious. Again! The Words Solstice And Armistice. And A Personal Note! Posted on Monday 16th November 2020 {This was previously posted only Facebook page on 11th November 2020.]

No.374. A Prayer Based On 2 Peter 3:8-14. Being Prepared for Jesus’ Coming. [From the Epistle for 2nd Sunday of Advent, 06 December 2020.] Posted on Friday 06 December 2020.

No.375. Ephesians 1:3. Thanking God for what we have in Christ.[Part of Epistle Reading for Sunday 03 January 2021.] Posted on Sat 02 January 2021.

No.376. Perfect Love Casts Out Fear. Reading 1 Jn 4:13-21. My Sermon preached at the Healing Service in St Andrew’s Cathedral Sydney on Wed 9th August 2000. Posted on Monday 04 January 2021.

No.377. Honouring a very special person Carole Ann Holbeck-1943-2019.

No.378. A Wonderful Birthday on Sunday 7th February 1943. Kharagpur, India. A Blessing to Thousands of People Worldwide! Posted on Sun 07 February 2021.


No.380. Reflecting on Contribution that All Saints Booval [Ipswich] made to Jim And Carole Holbeck. Posted on Tuesday 25 May 2021

No.381. A “Thank You” to all my friends, from Carole Holbeck [nee Tapsell] 1943-2019. Posted on 04 July 2021

No.382. Special Life-Changing Days In Our Lives. Posted on Saturday 21 August 2021.

No.383. Jesus the Creator. Number 1 of 4 topics. Posted on Tuesday 12 October 2021

No.384 Jesus the Saviour. Number 2 of 4 topics. Posted on Thursday 14 October 2021.

No.385.Jesus the Lord. Topic 3 of 4.Posted on Tuesday 26 October 2021.

No.386 Jesus the Judge. Topic 4 of 4. Posted on Wednesday 27 October 2021.

No.387. THE UNIQUENESS OF JESUS CHRIST! He cannot be ignored! Posted on Thursday 04 November 2021

No.388. The Basis of a Healing Ministry. [A sermon I preached at a healing service in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney in 1997.] Posted on Tuesday 09 November 2021.

No.389. God Works Through His People. John 14. [No2 in a series of 2]. A sermon OI preached at a healing service in St Andrew’s Cathedral,Sydney in 1997.] Posted on Wednesday 10 November 2021

No.390. A SERMON ON JOHN 14:12-14. God can fulfil His promises. [The text of a sermon I preached at a healing service in St Andrew’s Cathedral. Sydney probably in the early 2000’s.] Posted on Wednesday 10 November 2021.

No.391. Thoughts on Remembrance [Armistice] Day 2021. Posted on Friday 12 November 2021

No.392. How God Sees Us As His Children. 2Thessalonians 2. Posted on Wednesday 01 December 2021


No.394 In all things God works for the good of those who love Him. Romans 8:28. Posted on January 20-. 2022

No.395. Take advantage of the opportunities to receive healing. Sermon from February 1990 on Mark 1:29f. Posted on Monday 24 January 2022

No.396. Thinking As We Should About Ourselves. Romans 12:3-4. Posted on Thursday 26 January 2022.

No.397. Living Without Anxiety. God’s Answer! 1 Peter 5:6-7. Posted on Tuesday 22 February 2022

No.398.    Be anxious. For nothing! God says! Philippians 4:6-7 Posted on Monday 07March 2022

No.399. A Loving Warning and a Gracious Invitation. Luke 13:1-9. The Gospel Reading for Sunday 20 March 2022. Posted on Wednesday 16March 2022

No.400. Some Thoughts on The Meaning of Easter. Posted on Saturday16 April 2022

No.401. Galatians 5:1, 13-25 The New Testament Reading for Sunday 26 June 2022. Christian Freedom! Posted on Monday 13 June 2022

No.402. A Sermon on Luke18:31-43. JESUS’ POWER TO SAVE AND TO HEAL
Posted on June 16, 2022 by Jim Holbeck

No.403. Christian Love In Action. [Galatians 6:1-10. Epistle Reading For 03 July 2022]. Posted on Saturday 25June 2022

No.404. Colossians chapter 1. New Testament Reading for Sunday 10 July 2022. Posted on Tuesday 28 June 2022

No.405. Jesus “Has The Whole World In His Hands.“ Colossians 1:15-23. A New Testament reading for Sunday 17 July 2022. Posted on Friday 01 July2022

No.406. On Colossians 2:6-15. A Reading for 24 July 2022. Posted on Sunday 03 July 2022

No.407. Colossians 3:1-11. Living The New Life In Christ. Reading for Sunday 31 July 2022. Posted on Wednesday 06 July 2022

No. 408. HEBREWS 11:1-3 AND 11:8-16. WHAT IS FAITH. A Reading for Sunday 07August 2022. Posted on Thursday 14 July 2022.

No.409. Hebrews 11:29-12:2. The Heroes of Faith REALLY Believed. A Reading for Sunday 14 August 2022. Posted on Tuesday 26 July 2022

No.410. The Blessings Of Belonging To A Kingdom That Cannot Be Shaken. Hebrews 12:18-29. [A reading for Sunday 21 August 2022.] Posted on Thursday 28 July 2022

No.411. Hebrews 13:1-8 and 13:15-16. Sacrifices Pleasing to God. [A reading for Sunday 28 August 2022]. Posted on Saturday 30 July 2022

No. 412. Philemon 1-21 Jesus Sets The Captives Free And Brings Reconciliation. A Reading on Sunday 04 September 2022. Posted on Wednesday 03 August 2022

No.413. Christ Jesus Came to Save Sinners. 1 Timothy 1:12-17. A Reading on Sunday 11 Sept 2022.Posted on Tuesday 09 August 2022.

No.414. 1 Corinthians 1:18-24. The World Must Commit To Christ As Lord. A Reading on Sunday 14 September 2022.  Posted on Saturday 13 August 2022

No.415. On 1 Timothy 2:1-7. Why Prayer Is Needed For The Whole World. A Reading for Sunday 18 September 2022. Posted on Sunday 14 August 2022

No.416. On 1 Timothy 6:1-19. “Wise Words For A Diverse Church.” Reading for 25 September 2022. Posted on Friday 19mAugust 2022

No.417. Personal Memories Of Special Glad and Sad Days. Posted on Sunday 21 August 20223

No.418. On 2 Timothy 1:1-14. Faithful Ministry In A Hostile World. For Sun 02 October 2022. Posted on Wednesday 24 August 2022

No.419. On 2 Timothy 2:7-15. Focus on Jesus in Your Message And Stand Firm. A reading for Sunday 09 October 2022. Posted on Thursday 25 August 2022

No.420. On 2 Timothy 3:14 To 4:5. Preaching The God-breathed Scriptures. For Sunday 16 October 2022.  Posted on Friday 26 August 2022.

No.421. On 2 Timothy 4:6-8 & 16-18. How St Paul faced Imminent death. A Reading for Sunday 23 October 2022. Posted on Saturday 27 August 2022

No.422 on “Praising God For His Ministry In People.” 2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12. A Reading for Sunday 30 October 2022. Posted on Friday 02 September 2022

No.423. On “Preparing For The Second Coming Of Jesus.” 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17 for Sunday 06 November 2022. Posted on Tuesday 06 September 2022

No.424. “The Necessity For Disciplined Living.” On 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 For Sunday 13 November 2022. Posted on Saturday 10 September 2022

No.425. Colossians 1:11-20. Christ The Perfect One Loves Imperfect People. Reading for Sunday 20 November 2022. Posted on Tuesday 13 September 2022

No.426. Some Holbeck Blog News September 2022. Posted on Wednesday 14 September 2022

No.427. Becoming The People God Wants Us To Be. Core Teaching Stage 1 Topic 1. Posted on Friday 16 September 2022

No.428. The Freedom That Comes From Forgiving. [An extract].Posted on Tuesday 20 September 2022

No.429. THE FREEDOM THAT COMES FROM FORGIVENESS. Core Teaching Stage 1. Topic 2. Posted on Thursday 22 September 2022

No.430. BECOMING OPEN TO GOD. (PSALM 139. A prayer based on the character of God.) Core Teaching Stage 1. Topic 3. Posted on Saturday 24 September 2022

No.432. LEARNING TO RECOGNISE AND REMOVE BARRIERS TO HEALING. Core 1 Topic 4 Posted on Thursday29 September 2022

No.433. HOW TO BECOME MORE OPEN TO RECEIVE HEALING. [Core 1 topic 4a. This follows on from previous article No.432.] Posted on Saturday 30 September 2022

No.434. “HOW TO ‘HANG IN’ FOR HEALING AND BLESSING.” [Core Teaching Stage 1 Topic 5.] Posted on Monday 03 October 2022

No.435. Becoming the Person God Wants You To Be. [Living in the Kingdom of God]. Posted on Wednesday 05 October 2022

No.436. Core 2 Topic 2 THE FREEDOM THAT COMES FROM  FORGIVENESS. [A Guide On How To Really Forgive Another Person.]  Posted on Wednesday12 October 2022

No.437. GETTING THE RIGHT FOCUS TO OBTAIN WHOLENESS IN LIFE. [Based on 2 Corinthians chapters 3 and 4.] Posted on Tuesday 18 October 2022

No.438. THE VALUE OF THE MINISTRY OF PRAYER WITH THE LAYING ON OF HANDS. Core 2 Topic 4A. Posted on Wednesday 19 October 2022 

No.439. GUIDELINES FOR PRAYING FOR PEOPLE WITH THE LAYING ON OF HANDS. Core 2 Topic 4B. [This follows on from the previous article No.438 on the biblical background to the Laying on of hands.]mPosted on Thursday 20 October 2022

No.440. PRAYER AND THE PRAYER OF FAITH. [Core Teaching Stage 2 Topic 5.] Posted on Thursday 27 October 2022.

No.441. Memories One Can Never Forget.”Your wife just passed away.” Posted on Friday 28 October 2022

No.442. GOD’S GRACE IS AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO HAVE FAITH. [Core Teaching Stage 2. Topic 6]. Posted on Wednesday 09 November 2022.

No.443. CORE TEACHING ON HEALING. SUMMARY OF STAGE 1 TOPICS posted on Friday 11 November 2022

No.444. SUMMARY OF CORE TEACHING ON HEALING TOPICS STAGE 2 posted on Friday 11 November 2022

No.445. BAD NEWS ABOUT HUMANS. OUR NEED FOR GOD’S HELP. Core Teaching Stage 3 Topic 1. Posted on Wednesday 16 November 2022

No.446. GOOD NEWS FOR HUMANS. WE CAN BE DIFFERENT. Core Teaching Stage 3 Topic 2. Posted on Tuesday 22 November 2022

No.447. A New Way Of Living. Insights from Ephesians 5. [Core Teaching Stage 3. Topic 3]. Posted on Saturday 26 November 2022 

N0.448. “How to Grow in Faith.” Core Teaching Stage 3 Topic 4. Posted on Thursday 08  December 2022

No.449. “Helping Other People Become Different.” [Core Teaching Stage 3 Topic 5.] Posted on Saturday 10 December 2022

No.450. Walking In The Fullness Of God’s Amazing Grace. [Core Teaching Stage 4 Topic 1]. Posted on Thursday 15 December 2022

No.451. Spiritual Warfare. Being Strong In The Lord’s Strength. [Core Teaching Stage 4 Topic 2.] Posted on Wednesday 21 December 2022

No.452. Putting On The Armour Of God. (Ephesians 6:11). Core Teaching Stage 4 Topic 3.  “Put on the full armour of God.” Posted on Monday 02 January 2023

No.453. Spiritual Warfare. Standing In The Armour Of God. Eph 6:11-15. Core Teaching Stage 4 Topic 4. Posted on Saturday 07 January 2023

No.454. Spiritual Warfare. “Praying in the Spirit.” Ephesians 6:18. Core Teaching Stage 4 Topic 5. Posted on Thursday12 January 2023

No.455. Praying For All The Saints. Ephesians 6:18. Core Teaching Stage 4 Topic 6. Posted on Saturday 14 January 2023

No.456. The Privilege Of Entering Into The Tapsell Family. [Remembering my wedding to Carole Tapsell on 22 January1966.] Posted on Monday 16 January 2023.

No.457. Core Teaching Stage 5 An Overview. Posted on Tuesday 17 January 2023.

No.458. Repentance. Core Teaching Stage 5 Topic. [MINISTERING IN THE AREA OF REPENTANCE]. Posted on Thursday 19 January 2023.

No.459. Reflecting On The Love Of God We Experience In Our Lives. Posted on Saturday 21 January 2023

No.460. RENUNCIATION AND RESTITUTION. Core Teaching Stage 5 Topic 2. Posted on Sunday 22 January 2023

No.461. HELPING PEOPLE RECEIVE CHRIST AS SAVIOUR. [Core Teaching Stage 5 Topic 3]. Posted on Monday 23 January 2023

No.462. “Submitting to Christ as Lord.” [Core Teaching Stage 5 Topic 4]. Posted on Tuesday 24 January 2023. 

No.463. Ministering in the area of being Spirit-Filled Continually. Core Teaching Stage 5. Topic 5. Posted on Wednesday 26 January2023

No.464. Sharing in Fellowship and Service. [Core Teaching Stage 5. Topic 6.] Posted on Thursday 26 January 2023.

No.465. Summary of All Core Teaching Modules. Posted on 27 January 2023

No.466. SHARING GOD’S LOVE IN THIS LIFE. 1 John 4:7-16. Posted on Tuesday 07 February 2023

No.467. God’s Love For His People. Isaiah 43:1-7. Posted on Sunday19 February2023

No.468. How To Forgive Those Who Hurt Us. Psalm 32. Posted on Saturday 25 February 2023

No.469. Proverbs 3:5-6. God Makes Straight Our Paths. Posted on Tuesday 14 March 2023.

No.470. Taking Opportunities To Show Love. Re-reading Blog No 271. Posted on Sunday 19 March 2023.

No.471.The Hoped-for Gentleness of Christian Ministry. 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12. Posted on Sunday 26 March 2023

No. 472. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE ANOINTED BY GOD? Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2023

No.473. The Blessing Of Being Anointed By God. But Who Are The Anointed? (Part 1 of 4). Posted on Friday 31 March 2023

Updated on Friday 31 March 2023


About Jim Holbeck

Once an Industrial Chemist working for the Queensland Government but later an Anglican minister in Brisbane, Armidale and Sydney. Last position for eighteen years before retirement in 2006 was as the Leader of the Healing Ministry at St Andrew's Cathedral Sydney.
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