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16-09-2018 Pentecost 17

by John

Proverbs 1.20-33 The traditional market place is the place of human hubbub and human interaction. It is the sound of familiar voices all calling out for attention. Buy this!, These are the cheapest you will find! Come here, let me talk with you!!! In the end most inexperienced shoppers leave exhausted and heavy laden. The […]

09-09-2018 Pentecost 16

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9th September 2018 Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 What’s in a name? Most people are interested in their name. How was it chosen? What does it mean? Does it have a family significance? Sometimes our name sums up the hopes of our parents for us. It is significant throughout our lives. It also has a means […]

2-09-2018 Pentecost 15

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Song of Solomon 2:8-13 Pent 15 How does poetry speak to you? Rational world is linear, expecting matters of faith in a cognitive understandable way. Passages like this remind us of the power the Spirit weaving and moving through poetry to inspire and get to our core. This is a dialogue between two lovers, seeking […]

26-08-2018 Pentecost 14

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The whole armor of God is a great defense mechanism, to face the threats of evil in the world, described by Saint Paul in his letter to the Ephesians. Each part of the armor is named by Paul in a spiritual sense as being a valuable tool for resisting the work of the devil. He […]

Great Book

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Whilst published a fair way back this is well worth reading even today.  How do we take the faith into the work place and what is the appropriate way to do it?  Diehl asks the simple questions as to why we appear so apprehensive about saying we are Christians at work?