Monthly Archives: October 2007

Daily Devotions: Farmers – examples of sturdy faith

Audio version here  2 Timothy 2:6                         The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops. (NIV) For the first nine years of my work in ministry, I pastored a beautiful area in the South … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Daniel – an imprisoned pastor in Indonesia

Audio version here  1 Corinthians 9:25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. This … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Dealing with Anxiety

Audio version here  Exodus 14:12             Didn’t we say to you in Egypt, ‘Leave us alone; let us serve the Egyptians’? It would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the desert!” When I … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: Fully Armed & Faithfully Trained

Fully Armed & Faithfully Trained   One of the biggest problems that the Church is facing right now is in trying to be nice and pleasing to everyone. We seem to have bought into this mentality that if we’re all … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Finding Real Joy

Audio version here  John 16:22     So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy. One of the very first Sunday school … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Picking Blackberries in Scotland – How to deal with problems

Audio version here  2 Corinthians 12:7     To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Years ago, I used to … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Backsliding in Faith – How to get back to Church

 Audio version here Jeremiah 3:22 “Return, faithless people; I will cure you of backsliding.” “Yes, we will come to you, for you are the LORD our God.”   Recently, our Celtic band Glenfinnan played at a Scots-Irish festival in Dandridge, … Continue reading

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Tertullian revisited: Chapter 7 – Modern heresy is paganism revisited

Chapter 7: Heresy is paganism revisited.  The world is wise in its own eyes. It has always chosen to be blinded by its own reason and to shut out God. The world is man’s attempt to build for himself a … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: The Lordship of Christ

Psalm 69:13    But I pray to You, O LORD, in the time of Your favor; in Your great love, O God, answer me with Your sure salvation.   There’s a debate taking place across the Presbyterian Church as to … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: A Real Treasure

Audio version here Matthew 13:44           “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that … Continue reading

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