The word from the beginning
The word from the beginning

If we’re not careful it’s very easy to be deceived by another word where we define our own name and works. We know from Adam and Eve’s example that this......

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Turning to the Lord
Turning to the Lord

Let us examine and probe our ways, and let us return to the Lord. (Lam 3:40) I’m encouraged today that seeing the truth of our shame and realising all the......

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Not seeking absolution
Not seeking absolution

Having read the title, you’re thinking “But I don’t go to a priest for a confessional!”, or maybe, “But that’s what I thought we were supposed to do!”. ItR...

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Leaders and Shame
Leaders and Shame

If you’ve ever wanted to be a leader in the church or even seek a place of significance in the church, you may have found the past few days devotions......

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The confidential confessional
The confidential confessional

At church on Sunday I heard that vain traditions can underneath be serving my flesh. I think of things I do that just make me feel better about my Christian walk......

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A clergy mindset
A clergy mindset

If we are honest with ourselves we have all had thoughts of “being someone” or “wanting to do something great” at church. It’s something that our mind often aspires to......

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Fear and anxiety
Fear and anxiety

Have you ever sat down with a nice cup of tea to read Ecclesiastes? If you didn’t get much through the book (especially to the conclusion), you may think the......

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Shameless behaviour
Shameless behaviour

A sober reminder that not everything is as it seems! What can look “loving” and “good” on the outside may not in fact be this at all. If we do......

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Our own righteousness
Our own righteousness

Aiming to be a good person is pretty universal, especially as Christians. But when you think about the fact that your version of good is slightly different to mine and......

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Living by the flesh
Living by the flesh

Living by the flesh is not an active choice we make. We don’t get up in the morning and decide “I’m going to be completely disobedient to God today and......

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Projections motivated by shame
Projections motivated by shame

Today’s devotion is hitting something really deep and fundamental to how we think and operate as humans separated from God. When I look back, I can see that even as......

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The shame of fear
The shame of fear

Sounds like hopeless cause? “The shame of fear”? Well, in one sense it is, but just like we need a dentist to tell us the unpleasant reality of a hole......

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An eternal house
An eternal house

We are reminded again about the eternal consequences of our choices here on earth. Adam chose not to live by the word of God and this resulted in him being......

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A robe of righteousness
A robe of righteousness

A robe of righteousness is not a robe that reveals how good I am. This righteousness comes from God – it’s His righteousness. We need to be clothed by His......

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Clothed with light
Clothed with light

We have been hearing in church lately about being clothed in white robes of righteousness. This clothing from God is in stark contrast to to the ‘filthy rags’ of our......

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Thought Of The Day

Turning to the Lord

Let us examine and probe our ways, and let us return to the Lord. (Lam...

Not seeking absolution

Having read the title, you’re thinking “But I don’t ...

The word from the beginning

If we’re not careful it’s very easy to be deceived by another word where we define our own name and works. We know from Adam and Eve’s example that this...

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Leaders and Shame

If you’ve ever wanted to be a leader in the church or even seek ...

The confidential confessional

At church on Sunday I heard that vain traditions can underneath be ser...