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Murray Smith
January 31, 2018

We are always welcome!

“After this I looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven. And the voice I had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, “Come up here …” Rev 4:1-2. Imagine for a moment you are the doctor’s waiting room. You are more than a little anxious as you have been exhibiting […]

January 18, 2018

Brushing Up on Your Shine

Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. Phil 2:14-16 A few years ago I travelled overland through […]

December 19, 2017

Advent 3: “The Servant” – 17 December 2017

December 13, 2017

What kind of leader will they choose?

‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’ Mat 2:6 We live in critical times. The current conflict within the ANC reveals a void of sound leadership. We know that leaders […]

December 5, 2017

Advent 1: “The Promise”, 3 December 2017

November 30, 2017

Memorials to our Past or Movements into our Future

“Should I mourn and fast in the fifth month, as I have done for so many years?” Zech 7:3 The sound of jackhammers and chisels could be heard once again, on the long neglected building site of the Temple, as men gave themselves willingly to the work. It had been two dismal decades since the foundation […]

November 28, 2017

Charting Our Course Into the Unknown Series – Week 6: “From Fasting to Feasting”

November 16, 2017

Do it differently this time …

“So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty,” Zechariah 4:6. Zerubbabel (what a cool name!) was the governor and project manager overseeing the rebuilding of the temple in Jerusalem for the returning exiles. He was not looking forward to the meeting taking place […]

November 7, 2017

Charting Our Course Into the Unknown Series – Week 3: “Guilt Stripped”

November 1, 2017

The Proposal

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will […]

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