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Pastors Ponderings

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During a recent Sunday service, Bron prayed for us. It was beautiful and meaningful and there have been many of us who commented how it filled our hearts with peace and hope. In light of that, we asked Bron if we could print it, as it gives us an opportunity to spend a little more […]

Pastors Ponderings

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Dearest Ida’s funeral was on Tuesday. It was a beautiful service that she would have loved; it was filled with worship and bible readings and fun filled facts about Ida, who packed a lot of experiences into her 102 years. Even to the end of her days she was wanting to serve, and live life […]

Pastors Ponderings

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The Ponderings this week come via a new author, A Devoted Seeker: Just pondering! What has the Lord been saying to me today? Well, what do you know?  It’s all there in the scriptures! Every word plain and clear! No new revelation, just the straight, plain pattern for living! I can just ‘hear’ Paul saying, it’s not ‘rocket science.’ Jesus showed […]

Pastors Ponderings

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4 For as in one body we have many members, and not all the members have the same function, 5 so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another. Romans 12: 4-5 A couple of weeks ago Daniel spoke from Romans 12.  In verses 4 – 5 Paul explains that […]

Pastors Ponderings

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The Bible calls us to be a people who participate with the Godhead—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—in what They are doing and in who They are.  I guess like me you wonder what that could mean. I know participate means ‘to actively be involved in something’ or ‘to share in something’. So I can picture […]

Pastors Ponderings

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The Ponderings this week comes via Mrs Jesus Follower: The Story “Halloween is much more fun than Christmas”, I overheard a lad saying to his mate as he pushed his mother’s cart along the aisle of sweets. We get to dress up, go to parties and eat lots of lollies. Halloween or Christmas? Is this […]

Pastors Ponderings

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This week’s Ponderings comes via Colin and contains some useful and important IT advice: A friend of mine and his wife are fostering two children aged about 6 and 8. He was doing some repairs and painting for me at the time and asked to have a quick chat. He is a tradie. There have […]

Pastors Ponderings

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Last week I highlighted the bold claim in Romans 8 that there is no condemnation for those who belong to Jesus.  But there is a very obvious counter argument to this claim…we still sin and make wrong choices, even though we belong to Jesus. Isn’t this bold claim simply a licence to sin? Can’t we […]

Pastors Ponderings

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Romans 8:1 says there is no condemnation for those who belong to Jesus.  Condemnation is defined as ‘very strong disapproval’ and is probably a word we can quickly associate with. I mean, who hasn’t lived with the horrid feeling of condemnation? But the bible tells us we can stand before God the Father totally free […]

Pastors Ponderings

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This week the Ponderings come via Mrs Jesus Follower: The View “But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, 5 made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved. 6 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in […]