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Ed Shaw

No Fear

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.” William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure, Act 1 Scene 4

A Waiting People

‘One good answer to the question “What sort of church are you? Who are you?” is to say, “We are a community of men and women who are waiting for Jesus to return”. Not waiting passively, as if we just wait and never do anything; no, that would be nonsense! But waiting actively – working…

Christ’s Finishing Work

“Did Christ finish his work for us? Then there can be no doubt but he will also finish his work in us.” John Flavel, (1836). “The Fountain of Life Opened; Or, A Display of Christ in His Essential and Mediatorial Glory. 1671”, p.351

A Beautiful Prayer

‘Guard Thou my soul, strengthen my body, elevate my senses, direct my course, order my habits, shape my character, bless my actions, fulfill my prayers, inspire holy thoughts, pardon the past, correct the present, prevent the future.’ Lancelot Andrewes, Private Devotions – Seventh Day: Intercessions (Edited by Alexander Whyte), p.25.