Category Archives: History

Lent devotions: Jesus the Christ – Mark 6 v 13

Mark 6:13 They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them. The word ‘Christ’ means ‘the Anointed One’ and it was meant to signify that Jesus was specially chosen, divinely honored, and majestically exalted … Continue reading

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lent Devotions: Fishing for Souls – Mark 4 v 36

Mark 4:36 Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him. There’s a wonderful 17th century painting created by a Dutch artist Adriaen van den Venne called … Continue reading

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Helping Haiti: Good News

Mark 1:15            “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” We talk a lot in church about the good news, but do we actually take it to others? I’m … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Return to Love

Hosea 14:4 I will heal their waywardness and love them freely, for my anger has turned away from them. The prophet Hosea lived a tragic life. He fell in love and married a woman called Gomer. She was a prostitute … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Light of Liberty

Matthew 5: 14 “You are the world’s light. You cannot hide a city on a hill. The days following the 9/11 tragedy were amongst the weirdest that many of us ever experienced. To begin with, there were no planes in … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Remembering God

Psalm 111: 4 He has caused his wonders to be remembered; the LORD is gracious and compassionate. Sometimes I envy the people of the past, particularly those in the Old Testament. I wonder what it must have felt like to … Continue reading

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