Come to me

“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. (‭Isaiah‬ ‭55‬:‭1‬ NIV) It’s a free lunch. But haven’t you heard that there’s no such thing as

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Streams of living water

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” (‭John‬ ‭7‬:‭38‬ ESV) I was recently reading this passage and thinking around what it meant to have rivers of living water flowing out of your heart and the

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Coming before the cross

I come before the cross in my imagination. I bring my bags, my files of accusations, my memories of wrongs and I leave them their, at the foot of the cross. For though this wooden cross beam is empty, there is power still here. For this is

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Conscience

The conscience is a strange thing, the dictionary definition is: A person’s moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one’s behaviour: Throughout history man has tried to clean his conscience, absolve himself from guilt and shame. But with little effect. In

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Throwing stones

For whatever reason, this memory came back to me today. I must have been 9 years old at the time. It was a beautiful summers evening, the kind of evening you dream about. My elder brother and I were friends with our neighbours, three boys of similar

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Advent ~ day 24 ~ Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve in 1865, Philip Brooks, a minister of Holy Trinity Church in Philadelphia, travelled through the fields from Jerusalem to Bethlehem. He wrote about this journey: “After and early dinner, we took our horses and rode to Bethlehem. It was only about two hours when

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