In the decade to 1980 the Church of England lost around 30,000 members per year

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Words of Wisdom

God's World

God's World

Pete Greig

There is no indication to suggest that there was sickness in the Garden of Eden before the Fall. Neither is there any evidence in the life of Christ that sickness is ever God’s desire unless it is to bring glory to the Father (see John 9:3). The book of Revelation anticipates a time when the dwelling place of God will be with men so that ‘there...

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Resources

Short Bible Verses For Weddings

Short Bible Verses For Weddings

Louise Champness

The creative opportunities at weddings are endless; why not write a favourite bible verse on your order of service, table plan or even confetti cones? Some inspirational verses to use:  Joshua 24:15: 'As for me and my house, we will serv

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What Does The Number Seven Mean In The Bible?

What Does The Number Seven Mean In The Bible?

Matthew Street

Seven: The perfect number After the darkness and depravity so prevalent in the number six, the number seven appears like the bright light of a sunrise on a clear morning. As indicated in earlier chapters, the number seven represents perf

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Books

The Message of Creation

The Message of Creation

David Wilkinson

Human beings have always faced the question of why anything exists at all. The Bible answers, declaring that God is the creator of all that is--and the re-creator of all that has been bent or broken. Not only is the theme of creation found in the first chapters of Genesis, it runs throughout the Bible. Creation is a master theme of S...

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