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... to seek the forgiveness of our sins

St Michael’s and St Barnabas 13th May 2018

Readings – 2 Corinthians 5:14-21; Matthew 5:21-26

On the surface the church in Corinth was an exciting place to be. 2,916 more words

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When there seems to be no "right" way..

Do good to your servant according to your word, O Lord. Teach me knowledge and good judgement, for I believe in your commands…I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word.

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Got Favor?

In May of 2002, I was preaching a crusade in Nigeria. After about a week of wonderful meetings, it was time to once again climb aboard a plane and head back across the Atlantic. 1,055 more words

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... to offer our praise and thanksgiving ...

St Michael’s and St Barnabas 22nd April 2018

Readings – Luke 17:11-19; 1 Peter 2:4-12

Being a leper in first century Israel was a miserable existence. 3,059 more words

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We have come together in the name of Christ

St Michael’s and St Barnabas 15th April 2018

Readings – John 10:11-16; Hebrews 10:11-25

So spring has arrived. The lambs are skipping in the fields. A new cricket season has started, and the weeds in the garden are growing wild. 3,000 more words

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The hope of the resurrection

I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God; I myself will see him with my own eyes – I and not another.

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Form and Wisdom

Some scholars have questioned the value of the genre of Wisdom. They argue that seeing Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job as part of a wider genre within the Hebrew Bible or within the Ancient Near East is just the unhelpful imposition of a modern genre. 714 more words

Interpretation