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Christian Living

God of Restoration – Healing our Brokenness

Restoration simply means returning something to its original condition. Our belief that God is a God of restoration is the basis of our hope, and it is fundamental to our faith as Christians. We are reconciled to God, and our relationship with Him is restored forever, by faith in Jesus Christ. But that is only the beginning, God is the Master restorer and His restoration work reaches out to ALL things!

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Christian Living

10 Best Books on Spiritual Warfare!

As Christians we often seem to fall into two groups regarding spiritual warfare. We either completely ignore the fact that we are in a spiritual battle, or we blame Satan for all of our problems. There are many books on spiritual warfare that provide clear, practical, and helpful teaching on this subject. If you have questions, and are searching for clarity, then check out these books on spiritual warfare – it could be life changing!

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Christian Living

Fix Your Thoughts On What Is True – Think on These Things!

Fix your thoughts on what is true is more than a catchphrase – it is essential to our spiritual wellbeing! The apostle Paul understood the influence of our thoughts, that what we allow to occupy our minds will eventually affect what we say and what we do. And so, he encourages us to focus, and to meditate on the truth because of the benefits that it brings.

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Bible Study

The I Am Statements of Jesus in the Gospel of John

In the gospel of John, there are recorded seven I AM statements of Jesus. These are the words that Jesus used to describe, and explain, the purpose of His earthly ministry. This is important for us because it is only when we understand fully who Jesus is that we can truly know who we are. Our identity is rooted in believing in Jesus, as the Messiah and the Son of God. It is only by believing in Him, that we are able to live in the fullness of the freedom that He has won for us…

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Bible Study

Why Did Jesus Describe Himself as The Good Shepherd?

In the gospel of John, through a series of statements, Jesus begins to reveal His ministry and purpose. This was in conversation with those closest to Him, those who opposed Him, and the general crowds. Jesus didn’t speak directly but instead used parables and analogies. This was to avoid open confrontation while declaring the truth. Why would the analogy of Jesus the good shepherd be controversial? What did Jesus mean when He described Himself in this way?

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Christian Living

What Does ‘Live A Life Worthy of Your Calling’ Mean?

I wonder what you think when you read this phrase ‘to live a life worthy of your calling’? What response does it stir in you? For some it could be a feeling of dread, that there are demands being made that we may not be able to fulfil. The thought that we might not be good enough, not worthy, that we will fail and let the Lord down. But the words are an exhortation, written to inspire and encourage, not to condemn us….

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