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“For God Alone”, Class 3.

“For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall never be shaken.” (Psalms 62:1–2 NRSV) Sometimes the most basic things in the Christian life suffer. Either because we forget their significance, or we lose inspiration. This class series is designed […]

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“How to steal a dragon’s treasure”, Mark 9.30-37

Have you ever fought a dragon? I expect you have. We all have our ‘dragons’ to battle. But how do we know when a dragon is in our way? And, how do we fight it? Is it worth the effort? Are there any rewards? Oh, yes! Every dragon is hoarding treasure that’s rightfully yours. We […]

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“For God Alone”, Class 2

“For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall never be shaken.” (Psalms 62:1–2 NRSV) Sometimes the most basic things in the Christian life suffer. Either because we forget their significance, or we lose inspiration. This class series is designed […]

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“For God Alone”. Class 1.

“For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall never be shaken.” (Psalms 62:1–2 NRSV) Sometimes the most basic things in the Christian life suffer. Either because we forget their significance, or we lose inspiration. This class series is designed […]

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“How to reap your reward”: Hebrews 12, Acts 8

It is easy to grow weary and lose heart in the Christian race.  Hebrews chapter 12 provides us with the inspiration of Jesus, and Acts chapter 8 provides us with the inspiration of the early Christians. In this lesson, I examine how their examples help us to not give in to the temptation to become […]

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“Warnings and Promises from Hebrews”

In this final class we look at some of the warnings and promises in Hebrews. Click for the Handout. Please leave a comment with your own thoughts, or post a question. “Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd […]

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“How to finish the race”, Hebrews chapter 12

What will it take to finish the Christian race? We take a look at the exhortations, warnings and inspiration in Hebrews chapter 12. Thank you for watching and listening. You can find more episodes on the topic of spiritual disciplines here. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we learn […]

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The Right Response to a Wrong Rebuke: Luke 18.39

How does it feel to be rebuked? Not pleasant, I’m sure you’ll agree. A friend once asked me how I responded to criticism. I replied that I handled it rather well. He begged to disagree, and he was right. I was talking about how I reacted publicly (with dignity, restraint) – he was referring to what […]

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What we’re reading: “Zeal Without Burnout”: Endure! – AUDIO

Jesus said, in John 4.31–34, “My food is to do the will of him who sent to me and to finish his work.” He finished that work, John 19.30. Jesus work ended – so it seemed – in failure, but we know different – 1 Corinthians 15.58. A prayer: Lord, make my life of service worth something; make it […]

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What we’re reading: “Zeal Without Burnout”: Endure! – VIDEO

Jesus said, in John 4.31–34, “My food is to do the will of him who sent to me and to finish his work.” He finished that work, John 19.30. Jesus work ended – so it seemed – in failure, but we know different – 1 Corinthians 15.58. A prayer: Lord, make my life of service worth something; make it […]