Monthly archive for December 2010

Listening to the spirit

John 11:6 So when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was The obvious thing to do would be to act immediately when you hear that someone is ill, especially in those days when a sickness could easily

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Our delicate hearts

Our hearts are so delicate and we must guard them so very carefully. For there is an enemy out there who will try and destroy us, and sadly, using other believers to wield the sword. The writer of the proverbs had something when he said above all

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Giving up

Failure can feel like a punch in the gut. And when it keeps happening it’s tempting just to give up. But you can’t; you must ‘get up again.’ Failing doesn’t make you a failure, quitting does. H.E. Jensen said, ‘The man who wins may have been counted

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Streams of living water

John 7:38 Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water. I have often wondered what this means, that we should have rivers of living water flowing out of us. There is a dynamic in which we

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being part of it..

Dont you want to be part of something that is bigger than you? I imagine that the early disciples joined Jeus because they knew that he was different and that they were caught up in something more than themselves, the sense of destiny was murmuring within and

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food and drink

When Jesus said that we can come to him and never hunger and never thirst it is difficult to imagine what this is like when you are in a Western society. We have so much to eat and drink and so much choice. Having recently read ‘The

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