Monthly Archives: September 2022

433.  HOW TO BECOME MORE OPEN TO RECEIVE GOD’S HEALING. Core 1 Topic 4a. [This follows on from the previous article No.432]. 

In over 50 plus years of ministry, I have seen many people healed of all sorts of ailments and of physical, emotional, spiritual and relationship difficulties.  It seemed that some folk received healing far more easily than others. So below I … Continue reading

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432. LEARNING TO RECOGNISE AND REMOVE BARRIERS TO HEALING. Core 1 Topic 4

432. LEARNING TO RECOGNISE AND REMOVE BARRIERS TO HEALING. Core 1 Topic 4 Human observation throughout history would show that 2 truths have to be held in tension. 1.   God has the power to heal any sickness or disease. He is … Continue reading

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431. ASKING THE GOD WHO SEARCHES ALL THINGS TO SEARCH US. Psalm 139. Core 1 Topic 3.

“Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! 24 And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting! Psalm 139:23-24. What is it that God knows … Continue reading

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430. BECOMING OPEN TO GOD. (PSALM 139. A prayer based on the character of God.) Core Teaching Stage 1. Topic 3.

What is God like? The Bible says that humans are made in His image. The problem is that all too often, humans make God in their image and do Him great injustice by thinking of Him as having the same … Continue reading

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429. THE FREEDOM THAT COMES FROM FORGIVENESS. Core Teaching Stage 1. Topic 2

It is well-known that stress arising out of relationships in the past or the present can lead to guilt and “dis-ease” which can lead to disease and to illness. It is necessary to deal with the source of problems and … Continue reading

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428. The Freedom That Comes From Forgiving. [An extract]. 

[This is a story I will mention in my next blog No 429 which is on this subject of forgiveness.  It is an extract of a much longer presentation on this very important subject which is Topic 2 in the Stage … Continue reading

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427. Becoming The People God Wants Us To Be. Core Teaching Stage 1 Topic 1.

The desire of every human should be to become the person God meant them to be. What does it mean to be truly human? Should we look at the best example of a human that we have ever seen and … Continue reading

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426. Some Holbeck Blog News September 2022

Over recent months I have been writing blog articles based on the New Testament readings for year C in the Lectionary Readings which are used in churches throughout the world. I have now finished those readings for Year C which … Continue reading

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425. Colossians 1:11-20. Christ The Perfect One Loves Imperfect People. Reading for Sunday 20November 2022

Many of the Christians at Colossae had been influenced by false teaching. Paul’s letter to the church there contained some of the most powerful truths about the person of Jesus to be found in the Bible. The late scholar Professor … Continue reading

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424 “The Necessity For Disciplined Living.” On 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 For Sunday 13 November 2022

In any group of people, there are those who do so much more than the others. On the other hand, there are also those in the group who do much less and become a burden to the remainder.  When Paul came … Continue reading

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