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Our Sins are Washed Away and the Spirit is Poured Out!
God washes away our sins! This cleansing from sin isn’t just about a ticket to heaven, it’s also about the beginning of a new life in relationship with God. You see, God isn’t satisfied with just cleansing us from sin, he … Continue reading
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A Simple Creative Activity to Remind us that the Cross Cleanses
A simple idea that can be used in messy church, family activity or even a Sunday morning service to illustrate how the cross cleanses us from sin. Start with a blank canvas with some masking tape in the shape of … Continue reading
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A Creative Communion Service Inspired by John 8.1-12
At the end of our service last Sunday, our Communion table looked like this. We started the service thinking about the parable of the lost sheep (Luke 15.1-7). We watched a short video animation of the story (see below) and then … Continue reading
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This Room is Amazing! or The One About Enthusiasm For Life
My daughter wrote a note for the staff at a hotel that we stayed in recently. It said, ‘This room is AMAZING’. I would have loved to have seen the face of the person who came to clean the room when they … Continue reading
Posted in Blessed to be a blessing, discipleship, Faith, Life experiences, Life in all it's fullness Tagged being thankful, enjoy life, finding joy in life, life experiences, life in all its fullness, Matthew 18 2-4, meaning of life, restore the joy of salvation, salvation, Saved by Jesus, thanks to God, unless we become like children we cannot enter the kingdom of heaven Leave a comment
Christmas, Easter or Something In-between?
A group of us from church share a meal and talk about the Bible each week. The meal is often made up of contributions from different people and a few weeks ago I took this photo of the desserts that were provided. … Continue reading
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The One Where Baby Jesus Looked Like a Dead Sheep
So, I came across this picture of some knitted nativity characters. I noticed the donkey and the sheep at the top of the picture and my next thought was that the sheep in the bottom left looked dead because it had … Continue reading
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Jesus died on the cross, so why do we call it Good Friday?
So, today we remember that a man was beaten, tortured, nailed to a cross and left to hang there until he died. So why on earth do we call it Good Friday? Shouldn’t it be called ‘Bad Friday’ or ‘Sad Friday’? … Continue reading
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The one about the Toy Car and the Transport Lorry
This blog is dedicated to my mother in law, Ruth who took this picture and posted it on my Facebook Timeline. Ruth and her friend Judith then proceeded to comment encouraging me to write a blog post about it. It … Continue reading
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Why does God allow suffering?
Why does God allow suffering? I have to be honest and say that I don’t fully know. What I do know is that God created a world without suffering, sickness and pain. He created a paradise, a world without war, … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, Bible, Faith, God loves us, Relationship with God, salvation, Saved by Jesus Tagged 2 peter 3.9, creation groans, freedom from death and decay, God doesn't want anyone to perish, jesus died for us, Romans 8, Saved by Jesus, saved from sin, why does God allow suffering? 1 Comment