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18.6.17 – The Heart Attitude We Need To Bring To Our Bible Reading/Study – Fergus Sime

Let us pray. God of life and truth, you have taught us that we cannot live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord. Feed us with the word of life, and by … Continue reading

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7.2.16 – Prayer And Authority – Rachel Judge

Read Luke 7:1-10 The rain was relentless on our first family trip through the Buller Gorge. We took all day to travel from Hanmer Springs, after Alan had married a young couple we knew on a farm in a remote … Continue reading

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19.7.15 – Keys To Experience Healing – Peter Cheyne

Read Luke 5:12-26 This passage starts “While Jesus was in one of the towns…” Just in those words there is a lesson for us. What is it? The disciples had left everything to follow Jesus. They are not mentioned in … Continue reading

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23.2.14 – Strength Used Well – Peter Cheyne

Read John 18:1-13 We have been thinking about “Living Like Jesus” because that is what being a Christian is all about. The Bible talks about us being Christ-like. Or, if we look at it from another angle, we are called … Continue reading

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2.2.14 – Knowing I Can’t But God Can – Peter Cheyne

Last week I tried to say a couple of things: a) that God’s goal for us is to be like Jesus and b) that, if people see Christ-likeness in us, that will speak volumes even before we talk about Jesus. … Continue reading

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21.7.13 – How To Have A Really Good Confrontation – Peter Cheyne

Read Ephesians 4:15-5:2 Last week I avoided the word “confrontation” but this week I am going to use it to describe the conversations we would rather not have – the difficult conversations – the conversations where we confront another person. … Continue reading

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3.3.13 – The Powerful Prayers of Weak People – Peter Cheyne

Read Luke 18:1-14 These two stories probably surprised Jesus’ audience, and maybe angered them. In one we have a widow in conflict with a judge. Is that a fair contest? Widows were amongst the most helpless people in the Bible. … Continue reading

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