Category Archives: Faithfulness

357. God Motivates and Empowers His People. The Blessing of Pentecost. [Part 2 of 2.] Philippians 2:12-13

We CAN do what is pleasing to God. In the previous blog we saw how God had promised in the Old Testament, that in the new age of the Spirit (under the New Covenant He would initiate with His people) … Continue reading

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356. Pentecost. Motivation and Empowerment for Living. Acts 1:6-8. [Part 1 of 2.]

There are many people saying today that the world is in a mess. The Australian feminist Germaine Greer once highlighted a “major” problem (as she saw it) in England where she lives. She said that the future of the protected … Continue reading

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351. The Challenge of Coronavirus. Ready? The Challenge of Jesus’ Second Coming. Ready?

It is amazing how so frequently we fail to notice the things around us. Even simple words which we have used for decades, whose meanings we overlook until one day we suddenly see something significant behind the words. Just a … Continue reading

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349. Responding To The Coronavirus Threat. Faith Can Overcome Fear. The Better Way Of Love! A Personal Note.

There have been many helpful articles published over the last few weeks which have suggested that it is much better to have faith than to have fear. Especially in relation to the threat of the Coronavirus. Most of the articles … Continue reading

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348. Some Biblical Material To Read And Listen To During The Coronavirus Lockdown

It is very seldom in life that we find we are actually forced to take time off work or from our normal activities. The coronavirus has made it compulsory. So we may as well make the most of it. Because … Continue reading

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347. TRIBUTES TO SOME GODLY WOMEN ON ST VALENTINE’S DAY. [Giving Thanks Where It Is Due!]

What do you do on Valentine’s day when your loved one has entered into glory to be with the Lord? One thing you can do is to pay tribute to some remarkable women who contributed greatly to her life on … Continue reading

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346. An Overview of an ABCD View of Christianity, Section D. Doing Something About It [About Putting Belief Into Action.] Part 5 of 5.

D].       DOING something about it. [Not just believing but acting on that belief.] [NOTE 4] It is 9pm on New Year’s Eve 1958. I am sitting reading a booklet in a rented flat on the border of Queensland and New South … Continue reading

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345. An Overview of an ABCD View of Christianity. Section C. Counting the Cost.  [Part 4 of 5.]

In previous articles, I have mentioned that my desire to find some quick and simple method of equipping people to be able to share the main features of Christianity led to suggesting an ABCD view of Christianity.  As the material … Continue reading

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344 An Overview Of An ABCD View Of Christianity.  Section B] Believing That Christ Came To Die For Sinners.[Part 3 of 5.]

In Part 1 of this series, I mentioned that I was thinking about how we can learn to share what Christianity is all about [and what is involved in our own personal faith] in a quick and simple way.  I … Continue reading

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341. PRAYING THROUGH EPHESIANS.  Winning The War In Spiritual Warfare. Eph 6:10-24. A Suggested Prayer

Some years ago I wrote an article giving an outline of this passage. It was No 047 on this link. https://jimholbeck.blog/2011/11/23/047-outline-of-ephesians-69-24-spiritual-warfare/ Because this passage was discussed there at length, I will do a shorter treatment of these verses in this article. … Continue reading

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