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When we sin, it doesn’t “just happen” – like we tripped over a rock in the road. Sin in our lives doesn’t come out of nowhere. The Bible says, ‘Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away. These desires give birth to sinful actions...

 
Here’s a healthy bite of truth to chew on: ‘For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the...

 
Once upon a time, as the famous parable tells, there was a contest between Wind and Sun. They fought to see who could remove the coat of a man walking down a street. Wind had no doubt about its ability, so it simply blew great gusts of air down with all its strength. But it hadn...

 
Would you ever accuse someone of something you would excuse in yourself? Never?
King David did. While confronting the king over his sin with Bathsheba, Nathan the prophet told David a story about two men. One had many cattle; the other had only one lamb. When a guest came to...

 
What might seem to be Plan B to us is no surprise to God. He’s seen it all – people throughout all of history have been making a mess of Plan A and wondering where on earth to go next with their life.
 
“What if I mess it up?” we ask, “...

 
Jesus told His disciples that they were branches – remember the reading way back on May 8th? Jesus was saying that we are the branches and He is the vine. If a branch isn’t attached to anything it can’t produce any fruit (in fact, Jesus goes as far as to say,...

 
If one of your friends told you that their mum was seriously ill and they were scared about the test results, would you say, “I’ll keep my fingers crossed for you?” It’s the thought that counts, but we all know that’s a bit pointless, really. ‘By...

 
As human beings, we have a problem. That problem is this: there is a God. God is good, God is in control, God desires to be in a relationship with us. But – and it’s a big but – if we’re not properly sorted in that relationship with God, we’re...

 
‘Mother said I practically came out of the womb doing a grand jete so it was really of no surprise that I was accepted into the Royal Ballet School at aged six. I was the youngest student ever to be enrolled but apparently my pas de chat was just to die...

 
‘It’s all about meeee, (my name), and all this is for meeee, for my glory and my fame!’*
Wouldn’t sing that on a Sunday, would you? No doubt there’d be a tut-tut from old Doris if you did, and a quick escorting out of church for your...