Restore Hope

Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace.                    (2 Corinthians 13:11) Recently, I’ve been challenged by two words – Restore Hope. Whether it be in prayer, reading of Scripture, conversation or through social media, Facebook posts, even snail mail – […]

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Beholding

‘Behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.’ Matthew 28:20 ESV Behold – It’s a word that is a little archaic, but I wonder that as we journey with Christ, beholding may need to be reinstated in common everyday language, at least among Christians. It’s a word that for me has taken […]

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We keep crawling off the altar

In view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God Romans 12:1 NIV Growing up in the holiness movement shaped my spiritual journey from an early age. I understood that approaching the altar at the end of a service represented a transparent, authentic, genuine response to God. […]

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A Glimpse behind the Veil

“And so, dear brothers and sisters, we can boldly enter heaven’s Most Holy Place because of the blood of Jesus” (Hebrews 10:19 NLT) I still remember, like it is real again, right now, the moment when in my spirit, I looked behind the curtain. If you’ve ever envisioned yourself standing in the Most Holy Place, you’ve […]

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God wants to dwell with us

In him you also are being built together into a dwelling place for God by the Spirit’ (Ephesians 2:22 ESV). In ‘The Pursuit of God’ (2013, p41) AW Tozer penned these words: “The interior journey of the soul from the wilds of sin into the enjoyed Presence of God is beautifully illustrated in the Old […]

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