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Thought for Today….

Friday, April 15th, 2016

A penguin called Dindim swims thousands of miles each year to be reunited with the man who saved his life, according to the Metro newspaper. Five years ago, Dindim was dying, covered in oil, on the rocks by a tiny island village near Rio de Janeiro. Now, every year, the penguin returns from breeding grounds […]

Opportunity Knocks!

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

One day Walter took his friend, Arthur for a ride in his car to a remote spot in the countryside. They drove off the main road on to a large area of deserted land. When they got out of the car Walter began to describe to his friend the plans he had for this greenfield […]

Date for your Diary!!

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

David Pavitt’s Exodus Ministry date……….. Sunday 14th February at Sutton Christian Centre, 25 Tate Road. SM1 2SY. Tel: 020 8642 8117.  10.30am.

Thought for the Day

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

The traffic warden, having noticed the illegal parking on a yellow line, pulled out his pen, wrote a ticket and slapped it on the car windscreen, and walked away with a smile. However he had failed to notice, that the driver was still sitting at the wheel – with a bullet in his head. The […]

Pause For Thought….

Friday, August 21st, 2015

The apostle Paul wrote these words from a prison cell to the disciples at Philippi: ‘I have learned how to live when I am poor, and I know how to live when I have plenty. I have learned the secret of being happy at any time in everything that happens.’ So had the leper in […]

Thoughts For Today….

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

A poor farm boy hearing the cries of a swimmer in difficulty, jumped into a lake in Scotland and rescued the drowning youth who was from a family of nobility, namely the Churchill family. The rescued youth was called Winston. As a reward the rich parents arranged to pay all expenses for the poor farm […]

Thought for the Week

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

The apostle Paul wrote these words from a prison cell to the disciples at Philippi: “I have learned how to live  when I am poor, and I know how to live when I have plenty. I have learned the secret of being happy at any time in everything that happens.” So had the leper in […]

Communion

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Holy Communion or The Breaking of Bread. Mark 14. 22-24 and 1 Corinthians 11. 23-34. Jesus had little or no earthly possessions, so He chose to be remembered by simple bread and wine. Usually memorials are made up from people’s lives. The memorial Jesus chose to be remembered by, points to His death. Jesus and […]

Indifference

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

When Jesus came to Golgotha, they hanged Him on a tree They drove great nails through hands and feet and made a Calvary. They crowned Him with a crown of thorns, red were His wounds and deep, For those were crude and cruel days, and human life was cheap. When Jesus comes to our world, […]

Lessons From Experience

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The mind is the brush that paints the whole house. I have often tried to change, improve and shape people’s lives by external persuasion, but have discovered it is futile. Outer life is controlled by Inner life which is confirmed by Paul’s words: ‘To be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is […]

Humility

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Philippians 2. 5. ‘Your attitude should be the kind that was shown us by Jesus Christ, who humbled Himself.’ Quote: ‘I am convinced that life is 10% of what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.’ (Charles Swindoll). There can be many expressions of attitude, but the striking call in the context […]

Thought for Today – New Year 2015

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

As we leave 2014 and enter 2015, here are some ideas to start the year well: RELEASE OLD BAGGAGE. Too many people live weighed down by baggage collected on life’s journey. The more you hoard – the less freedom you have. Too much stuff seriously damages your future – so let it go! TRAINING BEATS […]

Never Give Up On Prayer

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Sunday, the 9th November 2014, marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. As believers we recognise the spiritual dimension to all of this.  The situation had caused many to pray over the years, even on occasions defying the sceptical view that nothing would ever alter. Let us consider one example of […]

Thought for the Week

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Nehemiah received a report about the state of Jerusalem: “The people are in great trouble, the walls of the city are broken down and the gates have been burned with fire.” Notice what happened when Nehemiah heard these things: “I sat down and wept. For some days I fasted and prayed before the God of […]

Salt and Light

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Listen to the words of Jesus spoken to us in Matthew 5. 13-14. “You are the world’s seasoning, you are the world’s light.” We are familiar with salt and light, found in many homes around the World. These are the images and models Jesus chose to indicate the impact He expected His followers to make […]