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Psalm 90. Prayer is home

Prayer is more than useful, it is home. In this Psalm, mediating on our troubled world drives us to seek wisdom from God. Wisdom, in turn, drives us to seek…

Colossians 3:5-17. Put off, put on

Grace makes us powerful. It puts into our hands the ability to change, in Paul’s words, to put off our earthly nature and clothe ourselves in the good and beautiful…

Psalm 73. Prayer is understanding

Prayer and worship is a place where we gain understanding of God’s work in the world and we experience his hold on us – even when our hold on God…

Psalm 27. Prayer is worship

We have an ancient resource which can sustain us through lockdown, health struggles and fear. It is not therapy, thinking or the latest mindfulness apps but worship done well. David,…

James 5:13-20. Prayers for healing

James concludes his letter with encouragements to prayer. Some turn inhis words into accusations that if we are not healed by prayer it is because we have unconfessed wrong in…

Philippians 4.1-9. Anxiety

Research shows that the human mind is more attuned to take notice of bad news than good news and our culture uses this tuning to motivate us, discipline us and…

John 17. The answer to Jesus’ prayer

In this short series on prayer we consider how some Biblical personalities experienced answered prayer. In this talk we look at Jesus’ prayer for the future of the church in…

Anglican Miracles

This article was written in response to questions about the Anglican view of miracles. The questions came from people who wanted to explore the claims of Christianity and the Anglican…

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