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Joy in God’s Favour

“Greetings, you who are highly favoured! The Lord is with you.” Do those words ring a bell? If an angel of the LORD spoke those words to you, would you believe them? Finding favour with God – isn’t that something we all long for? Sometimes we might wonder whether it’s even possible. We may have…
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Our Good Shepherd – Isaiah 40:1-11

Please read Isaiah 40:1-11 He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young. ~Isaiah 40:11 I grew up on a farm with sheep! I have fond memories of working with them, admittedly from a child’s perspective.…
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Turning Sorrow into Joy

Bible Readings: Luke 1:5-25 Please check the website www.paravista.org.au for podcasts and video archives of weekly messages or head to our Facebook page www.facebook.com/goodshepherdparavista for regular updates and encouragement from our pastors. Prayer Requests Please forward all prayer requests to the church office via churchenquiries@paravista.org.au or phone 8263 5087. If you know or have spoken…
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Be Prepared – Luke 3:4

As it is written in the book of Isaiah the prophet: “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’ ~Luke 3:4 My friend once described herself as an ‘event cleaner’. Someone who really gets stuck into a thorough clean just before the guests arrive.…
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Heads Held High!

Last Sunday Pastor Rolly encouraged us to have hope in the midst of the troubles and difficulties of life as we wait for the return of Jesus. Our follow-up message this Sunday is based on Luke 21:25-36 with the theme: “Heads held high.” This week we begin the season of Advent, with its important emphasis…
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Rock Eternal – Isaiah 26:4

Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD himself, is the Rock eternal. ~Isaiah 26:4 As I write this Australia is unsettled. There are storms sweeping across the nation. Reports of hail, strong winds and floods feature heavily in the News. There was even a story of a recent earthquake. There is also…
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Return of the King

In the last Sundays of the Church year, we consider the end-times and the return of Jesus. This Sunday will be part 2 of a 3-week series: Infused with Hope. Our theme this Sunday: The Return of the King. If life is a journey, then our destiny will determine the direction of our lives.  As…
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Whose Voice Do We Listen To?

In the last Sundays of the Church year, we often consider the end-times and the return of Jesus. This Sunday we will commence a 3-week series: Infused with Hope. In the Apostles’ Creed we say of Jesus: “He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty, from thence he…
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