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John’s Blog 06/01/2015

MEPHIBOSHETH-The Cripple who was blessed by the King The experience of Mephibosheth is a story which is rich in the teaching of divine grace and mercy. But before we look at these aspects, let us review the background of the life of Mephibosheth. It all begins with Mephibosheth’s father, Jonathan. While Saul was king his […]

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John’s Blog 18/12/2014

Zacharias and Elizabeth – A Very Godly Couple. As this is the Christmas period, I thought I would write about a very godly husband and wife, and their connection with Mary, the mother of Jesus. All that we are told of Zacharias and Elizabeth we owe to Luke and what he has written in his […]

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John’s Blog 10/12/2014

CALEB-No Age of Retirement with God. Our first reference to Caleb is in Numbers 13:6, where Moses chooses those men who were to be sent into Canaan and spy out the Land with a view to occupying the inheritance which, through Abraham, had been promised by God to Israel. Judging by his later experience, at […]

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John’s Blog 19/11/2014

LOT-THE RIGHTEOUS BUT WORLDLY MAN. Genesis12:4, “So Abram went forth as the Lord has spoken to him; and Lot went with him.” At the call of God, Abram, on leaving his father in Haran, took his wife Sarai and nephew Lot, and set out southward toward Canaan. He did not know what to expect, only […]

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John’s Blog 11/11/2014

TERAH-THE MAN WHO STOPPED HALFWAY– GENESIS 11:24-12:1. There was once a family who lived in Ur of the Chaldeans. The father’s name was Terah, and he had three sons; Nahor, Haran and Abram. To Terah’s son Haran, was born a child who was named Lot. Like all families, they were a very mixed bunch, and, […]

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John’s Blog 05/11/2014

JOHN’S BLOG-BIBLE CHARACTERS (2) NIMROD. In my last Blog I wrote of Enoch, who was good and righteous. This time the spotlight is turned upon a character who was bad and rebellious, for that is what his name means. It comes from the Hebrew word “Marad,” which means “rebel,” or “he will rebel.” This is […]

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John’s Blog 21/10/2014

ENOCH. In this series of Blogs I will be putting the spotlight upon various men and women who get a brief mention in the pages of our Bibles. The focus will not necessarily be upon famous people, but upon those who perhaps make an appearance, and then disappear from the narrative. In fact, one could […]

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John’s Blog 22/10/2014

THE CHRISTIAN’S ARMOUR-EPHESIANS 6:11-18. “WITH ALL PRAYER AND PETITION PRAY AT ALL TIMES IN THE SPIRIT-VERSE 18. Paul now rounds off his instructions regarding the use of our Christian armour by encouraging his readers to be consistent and faithful in prayer. Although prayer is not actually one of the pieces of armour, nevertheless, because our […]

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John’s Blog 15/10/2014

THE CHRISTIAN’S ARMOUR-EPHESIANS 6:11-18. “AND TAKE THE SWORD OF THE SPIRIT, WHICH IS THE WORD OF GOD,” Vs.17. We now come to the last piece of the Christian’s armour, the sword. This is a very, very important piece of our armour for it is a weapon both for defence and offence. In defence, we can […]

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John’s Blog 07/10/2014

THE HELMET OF SALVATION-VERSE 17. “And take the helmet of salvation;” here again we have another piece of armour made and worn for defensive purposes. In verses 13 & 14 Paul writes; “….and having done everything, to stand firm. Stand firm therefore.” If we stand firm in our spiritual armour against the devil’s attacks, we […]

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