Category Archives: Evangelism

399. A Loving Warning and a Gracious Invitation

Luke 13:1-9. The Gospel Reading for Sunday 20 March 2022 [This blog has been audio recorded as a podcast on the free platform Spotify and can be found there under “holbeck” No.399] Throughout history humans have been curious creatures. They … Continue reading

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398. BE ANXIOUS! FOR NOTHING! GOD SAYS! Philippians 4:6-7

“Be anxious for nothing,” is the translation in the King James Version of the Bible of Philippians 4:6. KJV. At first sight that might mean for some people that we should be anxious. But the verse goes on to say, “Be anxious for … Continue reading

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397. Living Without Anxiety. God’s Answer! 1 Peter 5:6-7.

1 Peter 5:6-7. Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Since Covid 19 hit our shores there … Continue reading

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396. Thinking As We Should About Ourselves. Romans 12:3-4

We all have different ways of regarding ourselves. We dislike those who seem to act as superior to others and make us feel like second class citizens. It is true that so many people are focussed on themselves and their … Continue reading

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395. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE OPPORTUNITY TO RECEIVE HEALING

[A Sermon on Mark 0129 I preached in the Healing Service at St Andrew’s Cathedral in February1990.] James wrote, “You have not because you ask not.” A hymn has these words. “O what peace we often forfeit, O what needless … Continue reading

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391.Thoughts on Remembrance [Armistice] Day 2021

[This can be found in audio format on Spotify under Jim Holbeck] Over the years I have often had sad thoughts on Remembrance Day as I thought about the very young men and women who went to war for Australia … Continue reading

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389. God Works Through His People. John 14. [No2 in a series of 2]

[This can be heard in audio format on Jim Holbeck on Spotify] God loves to work through people. * He began with  Adam and Eve to form the human race. He could have manufactured millions of people at once and breathed … Continue reading

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388. The Basis of a Healing Ministry. [A sermon I preached in a healing service in St Andrew’s Cathedral in1997.] No1 in a series of 2.

[ This can be heard in audio format under Jim Holbeck on Spotify.] THE SIGNIFICANCE OF JESUS.   One of the reasons why God has blessed this healing ministry over 37 years is the place we have given to Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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387. THE UNIQUENESS OF JESUS CHRIST! He cannot be ignored!

I thought it might be helpful to put a link to the articles on the 4 recent topics on the one page so that folk might be able to tap on a gIven link and open up any of the … Continue reading

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386. Topic 4 of 4. Jesus the Judge.

[ This is the final topic of Jesus The Creator. Jesus The Saviour. Jesus the Lord. Jesus the Judge. We can’t ignore the topic if it’s in the Bible.  ESV Bible, has 469 references to “judge” or “judgment”. But praise God, … Continue reading

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