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“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you plans to give you hope and a future” Jeremiah 29 VS: 11 The thought of doing a reading, preaching, … Continue reading

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OMS-UK Prayer Initiative – November 1-10, 2012

Paul exhorted the believers in Philippi to: “Be careful for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with  thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.” Philippians 4:6 God engraved Philippians 4:6 on my heart ever since Pastor … Continue reading

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“I press on towards the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward.” Philippians 3 v 14

Everyone is talking about the Olympics in London this summer. So the main focus is on who will win the key events and become world famous. From all over the world athletes have being preparing themselves for this one opportunity … Continue reading

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The Submissiveness of a yielded will

Matthew 26:39 “…… O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.”  Mark 14:36; Luke 22:43 Jesus was always submissively yielded to his father. Right through his … Continue reading

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The sinking of the unsinkable………Titanic!

“Put your hope in God for I will yet praise Him, my Saviour and my God” Psa 41 5b. As a nation we have been reflecting these past few weeks on the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic and … Continue reading

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New Life in Spring

April is a month when we see many things coming to life, from the newly born lambs in the field to the daffodils in our gardens. This month we also celebrate Easter, which reminds us of the weekend that changed … Continue reading

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Man Proposes, God Disposes

In my younger, fitter days, a particularly favourite jogging route of mine would take me along Shirley Road and passed the St. Helens depot for hauliers Suttons Transport.  The clock tower overseeing the main gate at ‘Suttons’ once stood on … Continue reading

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The Call of God

En route to the African Crusades in 1960, Leighton Ford made a brief stop at Dakar, West Africa.  A French missionary of the Reformed Church met with him for a coffee.  This missionary had laboured in that Muslim country for … Continue reading

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Holy Things

Casual with holy things!  This expression has wedged itself in my conscience since uttered by Dr. John Oswalt during OMS’ 110th Anniversary Reunion Meetings at Southport Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, Indiana in June.  The Reunion was a time of much blessing.  … Continue reading

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Like all great travellers

“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” Benjamin Disraeli. I wouldn’t call myself ‘a great traveller’ – but as one who has the privilege to travel from time-to-time, I can … Continue reading

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