Tag Archives: God is with us

An Unexpected Visitor

Several weeks ago we discovered that we had a mouse in the house and so we bought some mouse poison which the mouse ate and so we assumed that was the end of him. In the intervening weeks various people … Continue reading

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The Lord is Close to the Brokenhearted

Several times in these past few days I have been reminded of how painful that life can be as I have heard about and seen the struggles faced by others. As I was praying about this I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Are we Living like Easter Saturday Believers in an Easter Sunday World?

Cleopas and his friend trudged along the road towards Emmaus trying to process what had happened. They had been so sure that Jesus was the Messiah but now he was dead. If Jesus was the Messiah, he appeared to be a … Continue reading

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Does Jesus Only Visit Once a Year?

As I looked at the Church visitor book, I was surprised to see the following entry: Date: 25/12/16 Name: Jesus Address: Heaven Comments: Keep up the good work! (You can enlarge the image and see the entry for yourself). I … Continue reading

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Advent 10: Jesus is God With Us

Joseph believed God, the baby inside Mary really was the son of God and he was coming to save us all. All of this occurred to fulfill the Lord’s message through his prophet: “Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She … Continue reading

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Advent 5: God is in the Ordinary

Zechariah met an angel in the temple but Mary encountered an angel in her everyday life. “Greetings, favoured woman! The Lord is with you!” is probably not what you would expect to hear when you are doing the dishes or working on … Continue reading

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The One About Trying to get Signal

As we walked down the path, my son kept holding his hands up in the air. Apparently he wasn’t praising God or even trying to block the sun that was shining in his eyes, so what was he doing? You have … Continue reading

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Will we save a seat for Jesus?

I was at a meeting of the Eastern Baptist Association council yesterday and as I set the tables up, I included a chair in the middle to remind us that Jesus was with us. Jesus said: ‘Where two or three gather … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget

No matter what life is like or how you are today, don’t forget God’s promise to his followers: ‘The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave or forsake you. Do not be afraid; … Continue reading

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The One About Blue Flashing Lights

I heard the siren before spotting the blue flashing lights behind me, the cars on the road all began to pull to the side and the ambulance sped past. In that moment, the ambulance crew were doing something more urgent … Continue reading

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