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04 AUGUST 2020

 A People Set Apart

A reflection on today’s reading from Leviticus 20. A People Set Apart "You are to be holy to me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own.” (Lev. 20:26 NIV11) What do you do with a chapter like Leviticus...

03 AUGUST 2020

 God of Hope

Just a joyous scripture for today; “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”(Rom. 15:13 NIV11) Simple observations: a) Our Lord is called the “God of hope”.....

29 JULY 2020

 The God who leads without footprints

Reflection on today’s Scripture from our reading plan. The God who leads without footprints “Your path led through the sea, your way through the mighty waters, though your footprints were not seen. You led your people like a flock by the hand of Moses and Aaron.” (Psa. 77:19–20 NIV11) Psalm...

14 JULY 2020

 The Uncomfortable Costs of Fellowship

Here’s my reflection on today’s reading from Leviticus 3. The Uncomfortable Costs of Fellowship “If your offering is a fellowship offering, and you offer an animal from the herd, whether male or female, you are to present before the LORD an animal without defect. You are to lay your hand...

07 JULY 2020

 The Joyful Abundance of Freedom

Reflections on our daily reading from Exodus 36: The Joyful Abundance of Freedom “They received from Moses all the offerings the Israelites had brought to carry out the work of constructing the sanctuary. And the people continued to bring freewill offerings morning after morning.” (Ex. 36:3 NIV11) Yesterday we saw...

06 JULY 2020

 Skills as both gift and responsibility

Here’s my reflection on today’s reading from Exodus 35: Skills as both gift and responsibility. “Then Moses said to the Israelites, “See, the LORD has chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with...

12 JUNE 2020

 God saves

Simple thought for today from Exodus 19. God saves. This beautiful verse captures God telling His people about how He freed them from chains and labour in Egypt to be a people set apart for Him. He does this not because they deserved it but because of His grace. He...

03 JUNE 2020

 Manna – More Than A Serving Suggestion

““Eat it today,” Moses said, “because today is a sabbath to the LORD. You will not find any of it on the ground today. Six days you are to gather it, but on the seventh day, the Sabbath, there will not be any.”” (Ex. 16:25–26 NIV11) Manna. Miraculous bread from...

29 MAY 2020

 Don’t Pass Over Jesus

“When the LORD goes through the land to strike down the Egyptians, he will see the blood on the top and sides of the doorframe and will pass over that doorway, and he will not permit the destroyer to enter your houses and strike you down.” (Ex. 12:23 NIV11) It’s...

27 MAY 2020

 Angel Questions continued..

I preached on angels last Sunday. You can go to straight to that part of our service here if you'd like to catch up and to hear what I said: https://youtu.be/clx0ULYsaf8?t=2246 And if you'd like to go straight to the Q&A that's here: https://youtu.be/clx0ULYsaf8?t=4151 Here's a few additional questions that...

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