Devotional: Worship Takes Work! (13 Jan 2018)

“Sing praises to the LORD, O you his saints, and give thanks to his holy name.” (Psalms 30:4 ESV) Did you know that the most repeated command in the Bible is the command to “praise the LORD”? [1] The book of Psalms is largely responsible for this. But this shouldn’t...

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When Ora is Labora

Monasteries were known (and are still known) as places of prayer. In Latin, prayer is ora. The monasteries were also places of work, labora. The life of the monks, then, was ora et labora, prayer and work. If we know anything about prayer, it is often the case that the...

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Devotional – “Its Alive!” (20 May 2018)

For those of us who’ve been Christians for a long time, we can sometimes come to the Bible as though it’s got nothing new to teach us. A few weeks ago, I was preparing to preach on Rahab and the spies in Joshua 2. It’s a Sunday School favourite. I’ve...

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