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I trust you because

To Heather, In writing on this topic (‘I trust you because’) it took me a long time to figure out why I trust you – I just do. There are plenty of reasons, here are three: Promise You made a vow to me in the presence of God. I know you well enough to understand […]

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Quietness and trust

God waits for me to draw aside from the world and its distractions in order to seek Him, then He speaks to my soul.

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Simple, not easy

I was listening to Matthew Chapter 7 as I walked home this afternoon and noticed how simply Jesus taught. He did not make it complicated to understand how to be righteous – simply listen to what He said and put it into practise, simple! “Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them […]

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Rebuked on my crooked way

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 This morning I was reading Isaiah 50:10-11, in which the Messiah sustains the weary with the words of his mouth. Those who listen and […]

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Ownership dispute

In our first encounters with Jesus in the New Testament he is telling John to baptize him, using God’s word to refute Satan’s temptations, and preaching “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand”. After this he calls certain men to follow him and according to Matthew they immediately leave everything to do so. […]