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245. “Learning to rejoice in the Lord no matter what!”  A Sermon on Philippians 4:4-7 preached at Port Macquarie  Anglican church, on Sunday 15th October 2017. [An 82nd Birthday gift to me from Stuart our Rector.)

It was the year 1988. I was moving from being the Dean of the Cathedral in Armidale to be in charge of the Healing Ministry in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney. It was obvious that the congregation would contain many people … Continue reading

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244. How can we learn to rejoice no matter what? An answer in Philippians 4. [The Epistle for Pentecost 19 in 2017.]

“Rejoice always.” Some people may say, “I wish I could!” Others may think,  “How cruel to say such a thing. My life is just so difficult!” Still others may say, “We don’t think it is humanly possible to be always … Continue reading

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243. Is The Antichrist At Work In The World Today? (Does this account for the present chaos throughout the world?)

Many people were opposed to Christ during His life on earth. As He said, “He who is not with Me is against  Me; and he who does not gather with Me scatters .” Mat 12:30 and Lk 11:23. He enlarged on that … Continue reading

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242. Romans chapter 1 in outline. What does it tell us about the world today?

Recently someone asked me if I could do an outline of Romans 1 that might be easy to follow. They said that they had read about God giving people up in Romans 1 [in three places] but that didn’t sound … Continue reading

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241. Homophobia. Who Is Guilty? A Surprising Possibility!

In Australia, we are now in the process of voting in a plebiscite. The question for the plebiscite is this “Should the law be changed to allow same sex couples to marry?” There were many folk who were not in … Continue reading

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240. If in doubt about a change in the definition of marriage in Australia, don’t vote for change!

In an article in The Australian newspaper on Tuesday 12th September 2017 Joe Kelly and Simon Benson wrote, “Malcolm Turnbull has been ­accused of handing a “blank cheque” to the parliament after the government declared it would not move to … Continue reading

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239. What is involved in Voting Yes or No for same-sex marriage?

The question being put to eligible Australian voters in the plebiscite on same sex marriage is this, “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?” The question seems to be innocuous enough. But there are some difficulties … Continue reading

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