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Seeing Jesus

Gretchen has written another great post – we hope you enjoy it! —————————- Have you ever had the experience of reading a verse in the Bible that you’ve read perhaps 50 times before, and all of the sudden it jumps off the page at you?  I had that experience recently in reading through 1 John […]

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Know the LORD

This post, another written and shared by Gretchen, is a great read. We love Gretchen’s heart – you can see it clearly here. ——————————- There’s a chilling sentence tucked in at the end of Judges 2, “And there arose another generation after them who did not know the LORD…”   How could that have happened?  And […]

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Sharing a Fresh View of Christ

Here’s another excellent post by Gretchen! Make sure you check out the sources – Sibbes is a great read! ———————————– A few months back I shared a reflection on a conversation we’d had during the Cor Deo Women’s Programme regarding John the Baptist and how, as a friend of the Lord, he took joy in […]

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The Example of a “Hippy Best Man”

Here is a short (but great!) reflection of one of our discussions during the Cor Deo Women’s Program back in February. Thanks to Gretchen for sharing! —————————————————————— During our walk-through of the Gospel of John during this year’s Cor Deo Women’s Programme, we were quite moved by the heart of John the Baptist towards Jesus. While […]

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That They May Be One

This is another great post by Gretchen – if you’re in the Chippenham area you’ll be interested to know that Gretchen is leading a seminar for women on ‘Prayer’ in February. Details here. —————————————– Two recent experiences, along with some rich times of reading my Bible, have drawn my heart to consider what unity really […]

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A Different Kind of Resolution

This is a great post from our friend Gretchen – perfect for the end of the year! ———————– The beginning of a new year brings with it a flurry of New Year’s resolutions….lose weight, exercise more, de-clutter the closets, etc.  We all have issues and things about which we feel guilty.  So with the dawning […]

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More than a Sunday School Story

This is a post written by our friend Gretchen – it’s another great one! We are so grateful for her and we hope you enjoy what she writes… ——————————- If you grew up attending Sunday School, you will remember all of the great Bible stories that were part of the regular Sunday School fare.  There […]

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“Little Children, Keep Yourselves from Idols”

This blog post has been written by our friend Gretchen George. We are really grateful to God for her! ———————— In reading through the book of Jeremiah recently, my thoughts kept returning to John’s final words to those to whom he was writing in 1 John, “Little children, keep yourselves from idols.”  It’s doubtful that those […]

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“I want a God that isn’t hurt by my sin”

We are pleased to say that this guest post is written by Fraser Kay. He is the pastor of North Swindon Baptist Church and is a good friend to Cor Deo. ———————————— Why does trying to gain credit with God by keeping the law feel more attractive to us than simply walking with Him, by […]

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Signs

This is another great post written by Huw Williams, pastor of the International Church in Torino and a close friend of Cor Deo. It was originally posted on Huw’s blog – well worth reading! —————————————— We have a little girl who is very interested in signs. These days we cannot walk past a sign on the street without her asking, […]

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