To the Glory of God

1 Corinthians 10 vs 31

This verse challenges us to live out a Christian lifestyle in a pagan culture.

Doing everything to the glory of God covers not only spiritual or churchy activities but includes every aspect of our lives.  This especially affects our relationships with each other in families, in marriages, in our work and in our recreation.

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Member of Parliament Banned for Lying

It appears likely that there will be an election rerun for the parliamentary seat of Oldham East and Saddleworth.

An election court has found that the current labour MP knowingly published untrue statements about his opponent in order to gain an unfair advantage.

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Acts of God – Have You Seen One Lately?

The story of the rescue of 33 miners in Chile must be one of the best news stories we have heard in a very long time.

When the mine collapsed some 69 days ago on the 5th August 2010, it trapped the miners more than half a mile beneath a mountain of rock.  The chances of rescue during the first few days must have seemed bleak indeed.

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Do You Belong in the Body of Christ ?

1 Corinthians 12 vs 12-31

Paul compares the differing ministries that comprise the church with the various functions of the human body.

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Moses Parting the Sea Endorsed by Science

Many stories in the Bible have been ridiculed as pure myth, particularly those that describe apparently miraculous events.  From time to time, however, scientific investigation reveals that they are not as implausible as they may at first appear.

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Your Mind is a Battleground

Romans 12 V2

Battleground of the Mind

The mind is and always has been a battleground.  As far back as the Garden of Eden, the serpent achieved his deception by sowing seeds of doubt and questioning the very commands of God.

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Pope’s Challenge to British Attitudes

It was probably inevitable that the state visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Britain would spark contention between various factions who either support or, for various reasons, are opposed to what the Pope represents.

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The Lord’s Prayer

 A few Thoughts about the Lord’s Prayer

Matthew ch6 v5-15

The words of the Lord’s Prayer are so familiar that their profundity is often overlooked.  We examine its words with the spirit of the young Christian who was thrilled that a book of over 100 pages was devoted to this pattern of prayer.

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Did God Create the Universe or Didn’t He?

It seems that Stephen Hawking has decided that God did not create the Universe.  More precisely, Stephen is reported as saying that “There is no place for God in theories on the creation of the Universe”.

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Pursuit of God

Psalm 50

 The Royal Albatross is a magnificent bird that will fly across vast expanses of ocean to provide food for its young.

It is too easy for Christians to be simply like seagulls on the promenade, waiting around for easy pickings rather than venturing out into uncharted waters to truly seek after and pursue God.

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