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Category Archives: Studies
Understanding ‘The Anointing’ (1 John 2:20, 27) Such expressions as, ‘the anointing was evidently upon her as she preached’ and ‘he was under the anointing as he prayed over those who were ill’, can sometimes feature in the vocabulary of … Continue reading
Recent scientific research into the workings of the human brain has given us a deeper understanding about why some behaviour patterns diminish stress and inspire gladness. Of course, the Creator, having built these means of gladness into the biology, physics … Continue reading
Most Christians will be familiar with the Bible text: ‘The Father is looking for those who will worship him . . . in spirit and in truth’ (John 4:23b-24, New Living Translation throughout this study). But how rarely does anyone … Continue reading
Study 3 – Introduction The beginning lines of any Bible book should not be read casually or the reader might fail to perceive some hints of the author’s divinely inspired purpose in writing it. By way of illustration I will … Continue reading
Study 2 – Let’s join the Lord’s Fox Hunt ‘[Let us] catch all the foxes, those little foxes, before they ruin the vineyards of love, for the grapevines are blossoming’ (Song Song of Solomon 2:15). This verse challenges us to … Continue reading