Tag Archives: God’s love

How Could I have Missed It? – My Story 11

During what I describe as the Dark Years, I thought that I had ‘blown it’, that I wasn’t a proper Christian. How could I have missed it? In the Old Testament we are told time and time again how God … Continue reading

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At the end of your tether?

I shared my reflections on another section of Psalm 119 at Lighthouse Community Church this week. You can find the previous talk here. This morning I’d like to look at verses 81-88 New International Version My soul faints with longing for … Continue reading

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God’s Law – It’s not Legalism

This is the script of a talk I gave at Lighthouse Community Church yesterday: Following on from what Steve F has told us about God not being a harsh task master and David C, that there’s no right way of … Continue reading

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From Soul-weariness to Hope

‘my soul is weary… strengthen me according to your word.’ (Psalm 119:28) I’m currently meditating on Psalm 119 – this could take a long time, it’s the longest psalm in the Book. I read those words yesterday, and thought of … Continue reading

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My Story 10 – my Eureka Moment

After my turning point moment when I experienced God’s loving acceptance, I felt that my first priority was to find a church. God had other ideas: ‘Look after your family and your new baby, I’ll find you a church.’ And … Continue reading

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My Story 9 – Repentance, it’s not what you think

‘Most people think of repentance as a heavy, sombre religious duty. In reality, authentic biblical repentance is a life-giving art, renewing the entire soul.’ (John Mark Comer, ‘My Name is Hope: Anxiety, depression and life after melancholy.’) In my last … Continue reading

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My Story 8 – WHY? part II.

In my last post in this series I explained three reasons why God came when he did: thankfulness, obedience and welcoming. [ https://delemares.wordpress.com/2012/10/10/my-story-7-why-why-did-god-come-when-he-did/ ] God has shown me three more reasons (there could be many more). 1) Just because: that’s just … Continue reading

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