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194. Marriage For Same-Sex Couples? The Problem With an “Eticsibelp”. (A back to front Plebiscite.)

The question to be voted on in the plebiscite in Australia on the 11th February next year appears to be this one.  “Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”  But there is a problem with the … Continue reading

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190. A Prayer For Healing For Ourselves, Our Loved Ones And Our Nation

I was asked to pray at our church today giving thanks for our experiences of God’s healing power and to pray for His healing to continue to be upon ourselves, our loved ones and our nation. This was basically the prayer … Continue reading

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189. “What Sort Of People Should We Elect To Government?” (Adapted from a sermon preached on Sunday 26th June 2016

Advice is often given on how to vote.  It ranges from the simple “Vote sensibly and once” to very lengthy explanations on how to preference parties and individual candidates so that the party or person you want to see elected … Continue reading

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184. The Coming Elections in 2016. For What Sort Of People Ought We To Vote? The Characteristics Seen In The Beatitudes In Matthew 5. (Part 1 of 2)

We could ask ourselves the question, “Who best represents the values (character and behaviour) that are important for our nations in these coming elections in Australia on 2nd  July and in the USA in November?” Depending on our backgrounds, we … Continue reading

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183. How To Pray When You Don’t Know How To Pray. The 2016 USA and Australian Elections

The contenders have taken their places. It seems to be a contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on one side of the Pacific and between Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten on the other side. Not everyone is content with … Continue reading

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180. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Lead Us Not Into Temptation.” Matthew 6:13. (Study 7 of 9)

(NOTE: A PDF file of this blog can be downloaded by clicking here. 180. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Lead Us Not Into Temptation.” Matthew 6_13 “Lead us not into temptation.” The wording is the same in the … Continue reading

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179. Sermon on John Chapter 21. St Peter. Moving From Failure to Fruitfulness

The sermon is printed below and can be heard by clicking on the following link.  (But you need to be warned that there is a uniqueness about the recording. It records an 80 year old voice competing with an 80 year … Continue reading

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175. The Prayer That Can Change The World -The Lord’s Prayer. “Your Kingdom Come”. Mat 6:10.(Study 3 of 9)

Why should we pray to God “Your kingdom come?” The answer is that it is essential that we do so. There are many who see that the present world is in a horrible mess and in a rapid moral downward … Continue reading

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174. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. “Hallowed Be Your Name.” Matthew 6:9. (Study 2 of 9)

It is true that when children have been asked to write down the words of the Lord’s Prayer, some have written “Harold be Your Name.” That is quite understandable for those youngsters who have heard the prayer but not seen … Continue reading

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173. The Prayer That Can Change The World. The Lord’s Prayer. The Fatherhood of God. “Our Father in Heaven.” (Study 1 of 9)

(NOTE:- This article may be downloaded as a PDF file for individual or group study by clicking here Study 1 of 9 Lords Prayer Based on blog 173 “Our Father in heaven hallowed be your name.”  These words must have shocked … Continue reading

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