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Murray Smith
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 […]

October 18, 2017

Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained

“O Lord, God of my master, Abraham,” he prayed. “Please give me success today, and show unfailing love to my master, Abraham,” Genesis 24:12 How has 2017 turned out for you so far? Would you say it’s been a successful year? About 4000 years ago a seasoned servant of Abraham was sent on quite a momentous […]

October 10, 2017

“The Life of the Baptised” – 8 October 2017

October 5, 2017

Can we be certain of God’s love?

“See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.” Isaiah 49:16  If you have ever had the delightful privilege of loving somebody deeply and endearingly you may well have wanted to express that love in a permanent, appealing way. You may have decided to have some special, meaningful words […]

October 2, 2017

Restoring Lost Things – 1 October 2017

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