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Tag: devotions

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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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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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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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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A Modern Psalm

“I kneel before You my God and King In humble worship I bow down before Your Throne of bright gold Blinded by Your Loving Power in the form of Jesus, Your Son Surrounded by Your angels I join in their chorus Not knowing the words yet my heart and spirit recognize them My soul sings…
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Soul Felt Its Worth

A very stunning line from ‘O Holy Night’, easily missed amongst the crescendos of a beautifully written song. The Nativity – a beautiful picture of Jesus’ miraculous birth and God’s love for us. This too can easily be missed during the festive season. We do our best to turn our attention to Jesus. We meditate…
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You Are Special

On Wednesday 30, our school community came together to celebrate the graduating children of Curiosity 2022.  This Blessing Service is a significant milestone for the children as they are celebrated for the unique and precious children they are. There are many wonderful qualities that could be said of this group of children, however a special…
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Christmas Challenges

Have you ever read through the story of Jesus’ birth thinking about all the challenges that were encountered? Here are just a few: Mary was not married at the time of conception, a big problem in that time and culture. Mary and Joseph lived in Nazareth and the Messiah was to be born in Bethlehem,…
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