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340. Praying Through Ephesians. Eph 5:17-16:9. Being Filled With The Spirit And The Possible Consequences In Lives Lived In Mutual Submission

What Does Living In The Will Of God Really Involve? Eph 5:17 “Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” It means being constantly filled with the Holy Spirit and living under the ongoing … Continue reading

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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

The Challenge of Jesus Christ to every person ever born into this world The Prologue in John’s Gospel [1:1-14 especially] describes firstly just who Jesus is, and later what He became. In this first section of the Prologue, we find … Continue reading

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337. Honouring Jesus at Christmas! And All Year Round! Affirming More Of The Truth About Jesus During Holy Communion Services. Hebrews 12:2.  

I was thinking today! About the Christ of Christmas! About whom St Paul wrote, in simple but all-encompassing words in Rom 11:36 “For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.”  … Continue reading

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336. Christmas! The Good News That Can Overcome The Bad News! Victory!

Christmas! A time of great joy and peace! As it should be! “Joy to the world, the Lord has come, let earth receive her king!” But not everyone experiences joy at Christmas! I have found in ministry over several decades … Continue reading

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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!

Much has been written over the ages trying to explain why Jesus came from heaven to earth. Whole books of theology have been written on what is called the Incarnation, Jesus taking on human flesh. This article tries to show … Continue reading

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333. Love Came Down At Christmas. Accepting That Love Personally Today! The Truth of Revelation 3:20.

The words “Love Came Down at Christmas” are from a Christmas poem attributed to Christina Rossetti. It is a great reminder that love is the message of Christmas, but we often lose sight of the person of the Christ of … Continue reading

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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.”]

In this final part of Ephesians 4 we find that God, through Paul, gave instructions designed to help believers to “love our neighbours as ourselves.” He reminds his readers that “we are members of one another” in the body of … Continue reading

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328. Solving Some Of Rugby Union’s Problems. For Future Rugby World Cups and International Tests

In a recent blog I made suggestions for simplifying the rules for when a ball-carrying player is injured by a defender of the opposing team in the game of Rugby Union. [This is an amendment of that article No 322.] … Continue reading

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326. Ephesians 4:17-24. Contrasting The Old Life With The New Life Christ Brings. [In the series “Praying Through Ephesians.”]

[In these days of increasing pressures in life I thought I would change the order in this article by having shorter sections at the beginning of the article. Such as, an introduction to the text we are looking at, the … Continue reading

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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.”]

In a previous article we looked at how God gave gifts to His body of believers [the church] to help build up the body of Christ. Among those gifts, were people with gifts for various ministries. That was seen in … Continue reading

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