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Set Apart for Connection

Before I built a wall, I’d ask to know What I was walling in or walling out And to whom I was like to give offence. Robert Frost, Mending Wall, 1914 Here is a deep truth, that walls are built to keep some things in and some things out, but how does one tell the…
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Set Apart by God’s Blessings

In the classic Aussie movie, The Castle, whenever Darryl Kerrigan receives a valued gift, he declares: “This is going straight to the pool room!”  Along with trophies and photos of special moments, he was setting that item apart from everyday use. I remember as a child, we had a glass display cabinet with my mum’s…
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Set Apart for a Purpose

The Apostle Paul had been on the road along time. On his third missionary journey, beginning in Antioch, taking him all the way into Greece, and back again, he was on his way back to Jerusalem for the feast of Pentecost. As he approached the coast of present-day Turkey, he drew close to some of…
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Forgiveness from God

Reading: Psalm 51:1-12 1-3 Generous in love—God, give grace! Huge in mercy—wipe out my bad record. Scrub away my guilt, soak out my sins in your laundry. I know how bad I’ve been; my sins are staring me down.(MSG) Previously I worked with people with different abilities, many having physical, mental needs, and acquired brain injuries.…
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Will We Have Enough?

Today (Sun) we will explore the question of whether we will have enough (something very topical given our current lockdown.)  But lurking behind this question is an even deeper question of whether we are enough in ourselves. This text is about God’s provision and his invitation for us to trust in him.  In this light,…
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Oh Water Wonderful World – Zechariah 14:6-11

Reading: Zechariah 14:6-11 On that day, living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it toward the eastern sea and the other half to the western sea, in summer and winter alike. ~Zechariah 14:8 There are few things better in this world than jumping into a body of water when the summer sun is…
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Where Can We Find Rest?

How busy is your life at the moment? So many people complain about how busy life is. Even people who retire tell me they can’t keep up with their new lifestyle!! Why are we so busy? Is there anything we can do about it or do we just get dragged along by life and we…
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One Thing is Needful – Luke 10:42

Read Luke 10:42 There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Luke 10:42 Doing things is important isn’t it? Especially in our society where being successful, being busy, being productive is seen as vital. Outcomes, and end products, and quantifiable results are what our Western world in particular is focussed on. In our busy,…
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