Tag Archives: listen to the Spirit

When God Surprises You

One Sunday morning we were praying and someone shared ‘I think there is someone here who needs to talk with someone who understands’. Following the service someone got talking to the person next to them about a situation that was … Continue reading

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Who Have You Invited?: The Parable of the Dinner Party

Recently I threw a dinner party and love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control all came along. As the last of my invited guests arrived I realized that I had just enough seats for everyone and I … Continue reading

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As I prayed for you, I saw a picture …

As I prayed, I saw a picture of a child peering around a door. I felt that I should tell the person I was praying for but I was unsure because it sounded such an odd thing to say and … Continue reading

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The One About Being Interconnected

For the past few months I have had throat problems. Now, I know this will sound bizarre but those problems have now largely cleared up thanks to having my ears syringed. Yes, you did read that right! Throughout the Summer I … Continue reading

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How God taught me through a Dog

In that deeply spiritual moment I was expecting a voice from heaven but all I could hear was the dog in the next room whining. We had just read the Bible verse ‘Be still and know that I am God’ and then there was … Continue reading

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How do you keep left and then stay in the right hand lane???

So, I was driving through Birmingham during rush hour and things were going quite well until I heard my Sat Nav say ‘Ahead, keep left and then stay in the right hand lane’. Confused by these instructions I looked ahead at … 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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Jesus wasn’t afraid to provoke people

So, I was reading Mark 2 and I noticed the way that Jesus deliberately provoked the religious leaders in the first three accounts that we read there. First he tells someone their sins are forgiven which leaves the teachers of … Continue reading

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Jesus sent me an e-mail

I was in a meeting recently where someone said that Jesus sent them an e-mail. This came as a quite a surprise to the rest of us because we didn’t know that God used e-mail. Does G-mail really stand for … Continue reading

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