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Life is short

Life is short

It is the day after the terror attack in Paris, November 14th 2015. As I write there are 120 people dead from bombings and shootings. None of them knew their life was going to end that day. They had not put their affairs in order, they had

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The militant peace of God

The militant peace of God

Militant peace is in one sense an oxymoron, yet when understanding the nature of peace you see that it is something that is active and not passive. In Philippians 4v6-7 Pauls encourages us with words that many have committed to heart. “Do not be anxious about anything,

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Your face is lovely and your voice is sweet…

My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hiding places on the mountainside, show me your face, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your face is lovely. Song of Solomon 2:14 How many times have I read this and thought

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A Syrian refugee..

Sometime I am numb to the news. Bombarded with story after story, atrocity after atrocity, image upon image. What will it take to cut through flack that my heart would be moved? I know this isn’t the case with all of us, and there are many initiatives

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You did it to me

‘You did it to me’ You may have heard these words, they are the words from the Gospel of Matthew and they were used frequently by Mother Teresa during her life, the full passage is at the bottom of this post. When I first heard the words

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Your kingdom come

But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. (‭Matthew‬ ‭6‬:‭33‬ NASB) Seek first his kingdom….I honestly try to, but the truth is I don’t see a whole lot going on. This however leads me to another question, is

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