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Ed Shaw

Thursday’s Reflection

Emmanuel City Centre Key verse to learn: Since you are eager for gifts of the Spirit, try to excel in those that build up the church. 1 Corinthians 14:12b (NIV) Key question to ask: How does this passage correct us and our meetings together? Question to ask others: “What do you think church meetings are for?” Thursday: Read 1 Corinthians 14:1-25. How…

Miracles

‘Whoever really has considered the lilies of the fields and the birds of the air and pondered the improbability of their existence will hardly balk at the turning of water into wine which was, after all, a very small miracle. We forget the greater miracle and still continuing miracle by which water with soil and…

A Hymn To God The Father – John Donne

Wilt thou forgive that sin where I begun, Which was my sin, though it were done before? Wilt thou forgive that sin, through which I run, And do run still, though still I do deplore? When thou hast done, thou hast not done, For I have more. Wilt thou forgive that sin which I have…

Obedience Matters

‘Let us learn from the divine principle lived fully and perfectly in Jesus’s life that God will not fail to honour those who honour him, that he will exalt those who are humble, that he will reward obedience in ways beyond our comprehension. Oh, how our obedience matters! So, how wrong it is of us…

Link of the Week – The Wonder of Easter

Today we have a book recommendation from the biggest bibliophile in all the land, Ed Shaw: “Christian families of all stages and sizes (including Christian adults living together) will benefit from Ed’s help in re-living the Easter story together. I’ll be buying copies for my Godchildren and strongly recommending this fantastic resource to our church…

The Bible

THE BIBLE ‘My beloved, when the Scriptures seem to strike one against the other, understand that the cause for this is the darkness of our understanding, and that there is not, in reality, a single inconsistency in the Holy Scriptures; and the only thing for us to do (whenever we find anything obscure) is to…