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CONTEND OR COMPROMISE?

Article by Ginny Cryer Cryer on in News Family Thoughts

Every church member, every evangelist, every Christian has to make their own decision about the question “Shall we modify the truth in doctrine or practice to gain more adherents? Or shall we preserve the truth in doctrine and practice and take the consequences?”

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Let us anticipate the beginning of much better things in the years ahead

Article by Ginny Cryer Cryer on in Family Thoughts

Christmas is also a reminder that we are to be prepared for the arrival of the King who may be coming soon. Tragically, we cannot but notice the rise of a compromising church (as opposed to a ‘confessing church’, Bonhoeffer) but let us understand this as part of the prophesied birth-pangs of the consummation of the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. Let us not worry about the end of all things but anticipate the beginning of much better things in the years ahead.  

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PICK YOUR BATTLES!

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We believe we are to be very wise as to which battles we are individually called to fight. These battles will be different for each one of us and it has never been more important for us all to inquire of the Lord for our own circumstances and vision. We must not, as followers of Jesus, enter a battle unless we know that God is on our side. If He is, then He will fight for us. It is His vision that is important – not ours.

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LEARNING FROM THE PURITANS!

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Hugh and I live in an agricultural area and the fields are white with the harvest at the moment. Enormous fields of grain which reminds me of the millions that are ready in the harvest fields. May we be the workers and our homes be the barns as we ask Jesus to be even more real to us – so that we can be more effective ambassadors for Him.

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WHOSE REPORT DO WE BELIEVE!

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The question is – whose report do we believe – do we see a heavenly or earthly perspective at the moment? Which report do we choose? Hugh preached recently about just that as he shared the story of Jairus’s daughter. He pointed out that both groups of people in the story of the child’s healing were right – those who said the little girl was dead were right. But Jesus seeing things from a higher perspective was more correct.

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A WAKE UP CALL?

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In this particular blog we share some of our recent journey of recognising the signs of the times and our dependence on the empowering of His Holy Spirit for counsel and courage as we walk with Jesus in these challenging days..

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