Category Archives: Faithfulness

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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385. Topic 3 of 4. Jesus The Lord

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FACT THAT JESUS IS “LORD”  The NT word for Lord is “Kurios” which can mean Lord, master, owner. It is also used as the New Testament Greek equivalent for the Old Testament Hebrew word “Jehovah” or “Yahweh”. It … Continue reading

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384. TOPIC 2.    JESUS THE “SAVIOUR.”   Topic 2 of 4 on Jesus as Creator, Saviour, Lord and Judge.

In the previous article No 383 we looked at Jesus as THE CREATOR of the world. Now we look at Him as the One who willingly became THE SAVIOUR of the world. We will be looking primarily at the words … Continue reading

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381. A “Thank You” To All My Friends, From Carole Holbeck [nee Tapsell] 1943-2019.

It was only a week ago and 20 months after my wife Carole passed away that we came across a message she had left for her friends. It was on the last page of an exercise book she had been … Continue reading

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379. SOME TEACHING ON FAITH AND THE PRAYER OF FAITH ESPECIALLY IN REGARD TO HEALING

What do we mean by faith? There are many definitions but one I read over 50 years ago, still is valuable in my opinion. It is based on the letters of the word, FAITH. It Is F.A.I.T.H.  “Forsaking All In Trusting Him!” It reminds us … Continue reading

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375. Ephesians1:3. Thanking God For What We Have In Christ. [Part of the Epistle reading for this Sunday 03 January 2021]

Back in 2016 my wife Carole and I had just received the results of tests regarding an occasional mild haemorrhage she had experienced over several weeks which showed that her condition was extremely serious and indeed life-threatening. Our doctor gave … Continue reading

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