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Good Evening Holy Trinity

I was sat at the concert, minding my own business when unexpectedly I heard: ‘Good evening Holy Trinity!’ It turned out that the person speaking was announcing that pupils from Holy Trinity school were there but their announcement caught me … Continue reading

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Do you ever get that sinking feeling?

Do you ever get that sinking feeling? This was the experience of most of the balloons that we brought home yesterday. When we went to bed they were all floating but in the morning only one had enough helium left to … Continue reading

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Pentecost: Knowing God rather than just knowing about him

It’s Pentecost Sunday but did you know that during the Jewish festival of Pentecost (originally called Weeks) they remembered the giving of the 10 commandments? What do you think that the significance is of the giving of the Holy Spirit taking place … Continue reading

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Are we thankful for Pentecost?

It’s nearly Pentecost but did you know that the Jewish festival of Pentecost (originally called Weeks) was a harvest festival? What do you think that the significance is of the giving of the Holy Spirit taking place during a harvest festival? … Continue reading

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The windseeker who is afraid of the wind

The ride is called wind seeker but the sign says that it is closed because of high winds. The ride implies you want to feel the rush of wind, but ironically the sign says you don’t want it too much. … Continue reading

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I’m not really Batman you know!

So, I asked Batman to pass me something that I had dropped and he looked at me and said ‘I’m not really Batman you know’. This all happened when I was tidying up after a children’s party and I didn’t know which child … Continue reading

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The One About The Best Treat Without Any Tricks

Jesus said that a good parent wouldn’t give their child a snake if they had been asked for a fish and that they wouldn’t give a scorpion if they had been asked for an egg. He then went on to say that … Continue reading

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You need money

So, I was packing and paying for the shopping in Aldi and my daughter kept saying to me ‘YOU NEED MONEY’. Now, any of you who have shopped at Aldi will know that you have to be focused as the … Continue reading

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The one about the river and a big splash

So, Tracey and the girls are camping for a few days and Tracey has found a fantastic campsite which is next to a river. The owners have done a great job of making several points along the river front where people … Continue reading

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The one about candles, the Holy Spirit and Pentecost

As a part of our celebration of Pentecost Sunday at Orchard Baptist we finished the service with a prayer response using candles. People were invited to pray a prayer asking to be filled with the Spirit before writing their name on a … Continue reading

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