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New Beginnings – Week 3

New Beginnings Devotional – Week 3 Leading Your Life Through Lockdown Losses In this series, we have been looking at the leadership of Nehemiah who lead Israel to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. Background: The role of Nehemiah was in many ways an expression of the finished work of God’s restoration of all men through […]

New Beginnings – Week 2

New Beginnings Devotional – Week 2 Leading your life through lock-down losses. Background: As we learn from Nehemiah’s leadership rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem, Nehemiah 4:17 (NIV) tells us that, “Those who carried materials did their work with one hand and held a weapon in the other.” Whenever we choose to build there will also […]

New Beginnings – Week 1

New Beginnings Devotional – Week 1 Leading your life through lock-down losses Background: This week we started our new series to help us navigate the ‘ambiguous loss’ we’ve all experienced during lockdown. With the loss of so much of what was once ‘normal’ in our lives comes the feeling of hopelessness, and we can easily […]

Living Beyond Lockdown – Week 4

Background In weeks 2 and 3 we saw how God had heard the cries and prayers of his people. He was concerned about their suffering, so he came down and rescued them from Egypt and he promised them he was taking them towards a land flowing with milk and honey, and equipped them with everything […]

Living Beyond Lockdown – Week 3

In our series “Living beyond Lockdown”, we have explored how whenever there’s a promise from God, it requires preparation in order to possess it. Those seasons of preparation involve enduring certain pressures, and God gives us everything we need for surviving the pressures to thrive in his promises. The promise is guaranteed. The only uncertain […]

Living Beyond Lockdown – Week 2

In our series “Living beyond Lockdown”, we have explored how whenever there’s a promise from God to take, it requires preparation in order to possess it. Those seasons of preparation involve enduring certain pressures, and God gives us everything we need for surviving the pressures to thrive in his promises. The promise is guaranteed – […]

Living Beyond Lockdown – Week 1

This week we explored how whenever God gives us a promise, it requires preparation to possess it, and how the season of preparation involves pressure. Jesus himself experienced the pressure (temptation) of defining His worth by performance, possessions, and popularity, when he spent 40 days in the desert before starting the three years of his […]