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Bearer of the Gospel Truth

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Bearer of the Gospel Truth Bearer of the gospel truth, Let your light so shine, That foggy paths are finally clear And day breaks into darkened minds. Christ offers freedom from the shackles Of guilt from past misdeeds, Of fear of uncertain days ahead, Of present, pressing needs. He offers satisfying life For the now and eternally, One with our Creator God...

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Antidote to Despair

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The past few months have been tough. First there was drought. Water restrictions bit hard as lawns and gardens turned brown and farmers despaired. Then came bushfires. Week after week of smoke, haze, and destruction coupled with loss of property and loss of life. Then came the rains a mercy to be sure, but why so much at one time? Rivers flooded, roofs leaked, trees fell, ...

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Be Still

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Psalms 46:10 "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth", has always been my favorite verse. But just over a week ago, when I was taken to a private room by an ICU doctor who asked "have you had an end of life conversation with your dad as he may not make it out of the hospital due to his current condition" sudde...

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Reach for the Stars

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I wrote this back in 2007. Still holds true today. There is hope in Jesus. It's been one sad story after another. Keith Urban, gifted singer/songwriter, marries a glamorous Aussie movie star, and a couple of months later checks in for drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Two weeks ago pop-star Robbie Williams, at the peak of his career, is admitted to rehab for prescriptio...

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My Wildest Dreams

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When our family lived at Cedarwood Drive, Cherrybrook, I never drove to church on weekdays between 7:30am and 9:00am. It could take more than 20 minutes to travel two kilometres. There was talk that one day the government would build a North-West train line. 'One day!', I thought, 'How about today!' Seventeen years later and the Sydney Metro line is open for business. Has...

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Resurrection People

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We are people who believe, at the core of our being and values, in the hope of resurrection. We celebrate Easter, not as an extended public holiday, but as an affirmation of the promise of new life. Jesus was crucified for our sin. On Friday afternoon He breathed his last. His body was hastily embalmed and placed in a rock tomb. A large stone was rolled over the entrance, ...

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