Tag Archives: Love

GO DEEP by Bill Webster

“Put out into deep water” (Luke 5: 4) What the church desperately needs are people engaged in Christ’s service who are prepared to go deep with God. Where are you in your life and service at the present time? Exhausted, … Continue reading

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WE, THE CHURCH – PART 4: AN INJURY TO ONE IS AN INJURY TO ALL by Mike Muller

Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12–27 “If one part suffers, every part suffers with it” (1 Corinthians 12:26) The motto of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is: “An injury to one is an injury to all”. This is likely … Continue reading

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WE, THE CHURCH – PART 3: INTERDEPENDENCE by Mike Muller

Reading: 1 Cor. 12:12–27 “The eye cannot say to the hand, “I don’t need you!” And the head cannot say to the feet, “I don’t need you!” (1 Corinthians 12:21) We are one body, yet made up of different parts. … Continue reading

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WE, THE CHURCH – PART 2: A CELEBRATION OF DIVERSITY by Mike Muller

Reading:       1 Cor. 12:12–27  “Now the body is not made up of one part but of many.” (1 Corinthians 12:14) Paul began by writing about things shared; what we have in common. But this could lead us to conclude … Continue reading

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WE, THE CHURCH – PART 1: THINGS SHARED by Mike Muller

Reading:       1 Cor. 12:12–27 “For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body—whether Jews or Greeks, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.” (1 Corithians 12: 13) A right understanding of who … Continue reading

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A SERVANT’S HEART by Bill Webster

Do you have a servant’s heart?  Are you content with the service you are involved in? Do you envy those in Christ’s service who seem to have it all, who are visibly and materially successful, and who are popular with … Continue reading

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YOU, ME, THE WOMAN AT THE WELL

When I first saw this drawing it reminded me of a woman who lived in Biblical times.  She is commonly known as ‘the woman at the well’. (The story is found in John 4.) Jesus and His disciples were walking … Continue reading

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THE END OF THE TUNNEL

Imagine yourself a silent witness to the humiliation that Jesus was subjected to before his death. The soldiers stripped him of his clothes, put a crown of thorns upon his head and mocked him. He was spat on, slapped in … Continue reading

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Marry Someone With the Same Vision and Who Makes You Laugh

A couple close to me recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. On the surface, they are like ‘chalk and cheese.’ The wife is optimistic, impulsive and very positive. The husband, on the other hand, is a wee bit less optimistic … Continue reading

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WHAT GIFTS ARE YOU BRINGING TO YOUR MARRIAGE?

If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is to be present in the present. Gratefully. —Maya Angelou On the 31st of December every year my husband … Continue reading

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