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Which Bible translation?

For many years we have made use of the New International Version. I bought a copy when it was first published back in 1978.  When this church began meeting in 1981, we used it from the beginning.

Some people can get very het up on the issue of bible translations. There are groups of Christians who argue vigorously that we should never use any translation except the Authorised (King James) Version of 1611.  They believe that all modern translations are corrupt and unreliable. They think that God guided the translators of the …

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John’s Gospel

Studies in John’s Gospel

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Fasting

Have you marked Saturday 13th July in your diary? The office-bearers have agreed to set that day aside as a day of special prayer for the church. We would want as many of you as possible to join us in that.

Often in the Bible when God’s people set aside time to pray, they also fasted. So we have agreed that we will fast for the whole day or part of it.

What is fasting? It simply means doing without food (and sometimes even without drink). In Old Testament times, all …

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Songs for the Day & Songs in the Night

Psalms for a christian in joy and sadness. In the day and night of the Christian life.

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Telephone dangers!

I spend much of my life on the telephone. It’s a wonderful invention. But it’s also a very dangerous device. Let me list some of the problems.

1) The telephone can divert the flow of prayer. God wants his people to talk to him. That’s one reason why he sends all sorts of experiences into our lives – so that we’ll talk to him about them. That should be the automatic reaction of the believer when joys or troubles come: we turn to God first and pour out our feelings to him. …

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