Bible Study

What Does the Bible Say About Integrity?

Christian integrity is being highlighted as important now more than ever before. This is partly because we have global news in an instant, and a press that seems to delight in reporting on the failures of high profile individuals. But what is our view of integrity based on? What does the Bible say about integrity? There are many examples of integrity in the Bible demonstrated by our heroes of faith. These were people just like us, with flaws and weaknesses, even these men of integrity did not get everything right all of the time!

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Christian Living

The Pilgrim by Joy Margetts

A wonderful second novel from the author of ‘The Healing – Will a monk’s habit help unlock his identity’. This book is actually a prequel to ‘The Healing’ although the story does stand alone. The series is set in medieval times among the abbeys and holy sites of Wales. One of the supporting characters from ‘The Healing’ becomes the central figure in this story – although to begin with we may find it hard to recognize him! If you’ve never read any Christian historical fiction before then The Pilgrim by Joy Margetts is a great place to start.

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Christian Living

Hold Tightly – For He Who Promised is Faithful

Wherever we are in the world we are all subject to change – sometimes totally unexpected. Unplanned, and sudden change can bring a feeling of uncertainty. When no one knows what is going to happen next it can be very unsettling. But when we trust in God, we can embrace what He is doing by holding the things of this world lightly. Then, at the same time, we hold tightly to the truth of His word – for He who promised is faithful!

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Bible Study, Prayer

React or Act? Lessons from Nehemiah’s Prayer

When you hear bad news of events that are occurring in your country, does it ever make you cry with sadness, anger, or frustration? Does it make you feel powerless, that there is nothing that you can do? Although of course, we all feel that someone, should do something! But if we have a strong reaction to bad news, do we take it straight to God? Nehemiah’s prayer is an example of someone whose reaction to bad news drove them into action.

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Bible Study

What Is The Belt of Truth – And Do We Need It?

The belt of truth is mentioned in Scripture as part of our spiritual armor. It may seem a small insignificant item, and easily overlooked as we quickly read on to the bigger defensive items. Or our focus may even be more on the offensive weapons! But it comes first on the list of spiritual armor and is there for a reason – so what is the belt of truth and why do we need it?

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