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Love Comes to Life Where You Are

I was at a youth camp recently and the young people were talking about wanting to do something for God – to live out their faith in a truly meaningful way. They talked about various missions they would like to go on. They were inspiring in the vision they had for how they could serve…
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Is Your Name Jonah?

We’ve all been in a situation where we’ve been asked to do something but just didn’t want to do it.  It may have been something rather trivial like going outside on a cold wet night to put out the rubbish bins or perhaps something far more important like tackling a task at work or school…
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Celebrating the Reign of God in 2023

Jesus was the Messiah, the promised Saviour, who ushered in the Kingdom of God (the reign of God).  The Scriptures tell us that the Kingdom of God exists, wherever Jesus reigns as King – wherever people acknowledge him as their Lord and Saviour. Usually, royal power is exercised in a way that benefits the one…
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This Is Your Life

‘I lift my eyes to the hills – from where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.’ (Psalm 121). Psalm 121 The Hills in this Psalm may have looked lovely and inviting to the Pilgrims walking up to Jerusalem each year. But the Psalmist encourages them…
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Safe Zone or Faith Zone?

This Sunday we look at Moses who was possibly the greatest person in the Old Testament. Moses led the people of Israel out slavery from Egypt to the promised land. It was an incredible fete. Moses spoke directly with God. God gave us the 10 commandments through Moses. Yet none of us would have known…
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Joy In the Clouds

Genesis 9: 8 -17 (NLT) 8 Then God told Noah and his sons, 9 “I hereby confirm my covenant with you and your descendants, 10 and with all the animals that were on the boat with you—the birds, the livestock, and all the wild animals—every living creature on earth. 11 Yes, I am confirming my covenant with you. Never again will floodwaters…
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Praying In the New Year

Jeremiah 29: 11 – 14a 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. 12 In those days when you pray, I will listen. 13 If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. 14 I will…
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The River In Flood

Water is used as an analogy many times in the Bible.  With the River Murray in flood what better opportunity than to use this in a devotion. Isaiah 43:1-2 (NLT) The Saviour of Israel 43 But now, O Jacob, listen to the Lord who created you.  O Israel, the one who formed you says, “Do not…
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Joy

A blessed Christmas to all of you as we celebrate the birth of the Christ Child and share in the joy that only He brings to all the world. Bible Readings: Christmas Eve- Isaiah 9:2 (NLT), John 1:4-5 (NLT), John 1:9 (NLT), John 1:29 (NLT), John 12:46 (NLT), Luke 2:10-12 (NLT), Luke 1:26-28 (NLT), Matt…
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There Is Something About A Baby…

There is something about a baby, so tiny, so full of potential… Holding someone so entirely precious can evoke such an explosion of love in your heart that you didn’t know was even possible. There is something about this baby… so tiny, so full of potential… He was indeed deeply loved by His Father… But…
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