Communion : Until he Comes

Communion : Until he comes

June 29, 2022

For I pass on to you what I received from the Lord himself. On the night when he was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took some bread and gave thanks to God for it. Then he broke it in pieces and said, “This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” […]

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Communion : A Gift of Rest

Communion : A gift of rest

May 31, 2022

One day the elders of Israel came to see Ezekiel to inquire of the Lord. Amongst other things, the Lord gave this message to his people. “I gave them my Sabbaths as a sign between us, so they would know that I the Lord, made them holy” (Ezekiel 20:12). In the Old Testament God gave […]

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Communion : Create in me a pure heart

May 17, 2022

Every time we celebrate communion, we have the opportunity to consider God’s graciousness to us. Are we staggered at the magnitude of the sacrifice God made for us? Are we overwhelmed by the love and mercy of God? Are we grateful? Have you ever said, “I can’t believe God would be so good to me?”…

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Communion : Jesus finds us

Communion : Jesus finds us

March 22, 2022

I wrote an article for a Christian website which was a series of testimonies from people who had become Christians as middle-aged adults. I called the article, The many ways Jesus finds us. However, somewhere in the editing/publishing process, the title was changed to, The many ways Jesus meets us. I felt it changed the…

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Communion : If he is worthy then we are forgiven

Communion : If He is worthy then we are forgiven

March 8, 2022

I wonder if you sometimes harbour feelings of guilt or condemnation for things you have done or perhaps things you have left undone? Or perhaps it’s not so much wrong actions you struggle with, but wrong thoughts that you can’t stop thinking about? Maybe you feel that you have sinned too many times to be…

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