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Ascension

Acts 1:3–14 Today’s a day for believing impossible things. Some people find it impossible to believe that men have walked on the moon. Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist who died recently, believed in a time before the big bang. And … Continue reading

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그들이 기대하지 않았던 것

마태복음 21:1–11, 27:39–46 그들은 무엇을 생각하고 있었습니까? 만일 여러분이 이천년 전 예수님께서 유월절 축제가 있는 예루살렘에 도착하셨을 때 그곳에 있었다면 어떤 생각을 하고 있었을까요? 예수님이 예루살렘에 오고 계신다는 소식이 도시에 쫙 퍼졌습니다. 유월절을 지키러 온 많은 무리의 사람들은 손에 종려나무 … Continue reading

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The coming and return

Titus 2:1–15 Today we start the season of the ‘arrival’. It’s the season of looking forward to the coming or arrival of the Messiah. This is the time in the church calendar set aside to prepare for Christmas. The church … Continue reading

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The faith of life

Hebrews 11:1–16 “God saved you by his grace when you believed,” it says in the NLT Bible. And in another translation, the ESV Bible, Paul says, “For by grace you have been saved through faith.” (Ephesians 2:8) One uses the … Continue reading

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Clean heart, clean mind

Matthew 23:13–28 How do you make antifreeze? You steal her blanket! That’s a joke. It’s a childish joke, but for a native speaker it’s still funny. When you translate it into Korean it just doesn’t make any sense. This kind … Continue reading

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No complaints, brother

Romans 14:1–13 I think that most of you know how to ride a bicycle. Am I right? Even if you can’t ride a bicycle, you’ve seen other people do it. It looks easy. Some rather special people can ride a … Continue reading

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How to argue like Peter

Acts 15:1–21 Jesus was Jewish. His followers were Jewish. As Jesus travelled around Galilee, he went with a group of followers. This was normal for a Jewish rabbi, which is how many people of that time saw Jesus. There were … Continue reading

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The attitude of Jesus

Philippians 2:1–18 Alexander the Great was a king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father King Philip II to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent … Continue reading

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A reason to continue

John 8:1–11 Why did John write his Gospel? Does it matter why he wrote it, it’s the inspired word of God. Yes, it does matter. It helps us to understand. John tells us why he wrote his Gospel. “But these … Continue reading

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Human progress

Colossians 1:15–23 What you believe is important. What you believe influences what you do. One of the factors that influence our behaviour is whether we believe factors outside our control are influencing our behaviour. That is a scientific fact. Is … Continue reading

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