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Where does your help come from?

‘I lift up my eyes to the mountains – where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.’ Psalm 121 : 1 – 2 This verse was shared with us last week by Ryan McNair who was due to speak to us at West Denton Church. […]

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Pray, don’t murmur!

If you’re like me, you were probably eagerly awaiting the Prime Minister’s recent statement revealing our way out of lockdown. I wonder, how this news left you feeling? Perhaps confused, disappointed, relieved or fearful. One phrase from chapter 9 of Joshua stands out to me as I have heard and read various news reports. It’s the latter […]

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God is our refuge!

Psalm 62:8 ‘Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.’  This  verse has been helpful this week as I have thought about Joshua’s sense of frustration in verse 6 of chapter 7.  It has guided me too as I think about the next steps […]

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A Different Crown

All this talk of coronavirus makes me think of words and their meanings. Corona means crown, because of the shape of the virus. The coronavirus demolishes the illusion that we can build perfection on earth. It reminds us that one out of every one of us dies! As Christians we have our focus on a different […]

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How can you act this week?

While we’re not able to meet together at church, we’re going through the book of Joshua.  This week we’ve been reading chapter 5. Here are some thoughts: Vulnerable through obedience, protected through faith Passover, joyfully celebrated with thankful hearts! Human strategy ruled out – we are on God’s side. Moses & Joshua both encountered the […]

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