Living water

Recently I was reading the scripture in 2 Timothy 1 v 4,6-7 , This was a letter from Paul to Timothy – his protegee, encouraging him. He had trained him up to take the gospel to the Gentiles and I guess Timothy was having a blip, thinking he couldn’t do this on his own but needed his mentor Paul to be beside him. But Paul’s words were enough for him to carry on I long to see you again, for I remember your tears as we parted, and I will be filled with......

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Shekinah glory

In the book of Exodus, God gave Moses the tablets on which were written the 10 commandments, but because he had spent so much time with the Lord on the mountain, when he came down the people, led by Aaron, had moulded a golden calf and were worshipping that as a god. Moses was so angry that he smashed the stone tablets on the ground. (Exodus 32) The Lord was angry with the ‘stiff necked’ people and said that He would not go with them. However, Moses appealed to the Lord and then......

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Come Holy Spirit

I was brought up in the Catholic church and I never forget the occasion of my Confirmation when I was about 11. All the girls wore white dresses and veils on our heads and took on another name – our confirmation name – mine was Helen. It was a very special time but then I don’t think I realised the significance of it. I learned a prayer which I have never forgotten: – ‘Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of the faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love……….’ A beautiful......

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