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Christian Living

Finding the Best Study Bible for Women

Are Study Bibles worth it? Study Bibles are an investment, but in my view, they are worth it, just as much for our daily reading as for topical or themed studies. They bring a wealth of historical and cultural information which adds insight to the Biblical text. This brings a new level of understanding, and encourages us to dig deeper into God’s word. The theoretical knowledge provided is important to accurately interpret and then apply the word to our lives today.

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An ark on a calm sea - Not Knowing But Still Going
Christian Living

Not Knowing But Still Going – Jocelyn-Anne Harvey

The biblical account of Noah is found in Genesis 6-10, four short chapters, where a powerfully dramatic event is told in a very prosaic manner. We often overlook this story of God’s covenant with Noah, it may be that there are aspects that we are not comfortable with. The rise of wickedness in the world and the inclination of the human heart to evil, are not uplifting thoughts on the nature of humanity. God’s sorrow and His judgement to destroy all of His creation, are sobering reminders of the righteousness of God.

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Bible Study

Jehovah Rapha – The God who Heals.

The meaning of the name Jehovah Rapha or Yahweh Rophe is a title for God which comes from two ancient Hebrew words. Yahweh was the personal, covenant name of God, the name by which He wanted to be known by His people. It is the name that expresses His character as dependable, faithful, and trustworthy and the name that is linked to His redeeming acts in Israel’s history. Whereas, Rapha or Rophe means heal, cure, restore, or to make whole. When you put both names together as Jehovah Rapha, or Yahweh Rophe, you have the personal name of the faithful, redeeming God who heals and restores.

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Christian Living

Blog Tour for ‘The Healing’ by Joy Margetts

I am delighted to be part of a blog tour to introduce a new author Joy Margetts. Her debut novel “The Healing” is published by Instant Apostle and being released today! This is an engaging story of historical fiction set in the 13th century. We are very quickly drawn into the lives of the two main characters as they travel from France to Wales. But it is their spiritual journey, revealing the healing and restoration power of God, that brings a message of hope to us all.

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