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November 2021
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Successful germination

Last month we saw that God’s Word (the ‘seed’) bears lasting fruit when it encounters hearers with hearts prepared by the Holy Spirit to receive the word of the kingdom (‘good soil’). This month we explore this harvesting metaphor further and import some other biblical ideas into the picture. As well as the soil,…

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November 2021
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Damaged souls

It is a fundamental article of the Christian faith that each of us is born guilty and sinful. This truth has been confessed by Christians of all types down the ages. We are born guilty because of the sin of Adam, whose guilt was imputed to us even before we had any opportunity to…

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November 2021
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The state of the nation

I am not sure whether anyone is sufficiently qualified to make accurate and diagnostic comments on ‘The State of the Nation’, but this is my own take on the subject, reflecting on what has happened in the past eighteen months. Comparing the Covid pandemic to either of the two world wars is a pretty…

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November 2021
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Crunch Points: drawing the line on movie night

My girlfriend and I like to watch films together, but I’m getting worried about the language and physical intimacy of the actors. Where do you draw the line? I am so glad you have asked this question before you get burned. The first thing I want to do is to flip the question. We…

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October 2021
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Sowing the seed

Once again God has blessed our undeserving nation with a good agricultural harvest: ‘While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, and day and night shall not cease’ (Genesis 8:22). This is a blessing we should never take for granted, even as the petition ‘Give us this day our…

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October 2021
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A shrink thinks: Covid-19 and the search for immortality

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed important truths about our society, truths which are troubling, but which, to those who know their Bible, are not surprising. I have noted previously the overreaching and intrusive laws passed by our UK government. That similar laws have been passed in many other countries is beside the point that…

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October 2021
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God the righteous Judge

In his final moving words recorded for us in 2 Timothy, the Apostle Paul exhorts his younger co-labourer to steadfastness in the face of great difficulties. He predicts that ‘in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful,…

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