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Loughborough Church Sunderland New Springs - The Text of Texts with that All important Particle

The Text of Texts with that All-important Particle!

Can you believe it? We have reached December already! Of course, this means Christmas draws near again with all its tender associations and its significantly powerful meaning. When we consider the saddening spectacle of a war-scarred, sin-strangled, 21st-century world – it’s good to reflect again with simple hearted gratitude on the wonder of wonders in…

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Christingle

The history of Christingle can be traced back to December 1747 to a man by the name of the Reverend John de Watteville.  He was the pastor of the Moravian Church in Germany. He was keen to teach the children in his church some key principles from the scriptures, which hopefully they would never forget….

Loughborough Church Sunderland New Springs - Last words

Last Words

I suppose the last words of a person’s life are important and worth noting. Italian artist Raphael’s last word was simply: “Happy.” Frank Sinatra died after saying, “I’m losing it.” Birth control advocate Margaret Sanger’s last words were, “A party! Let’s have a party.” Marie Antoinette stepped on her executioner’s foot on her way to the…

Loughborough Church Sunderland New Springs - Time for a personal berry audit

Time for a personal berry audit

Jesus, you know, chose His words wisely. He talked and gave instruction about many, many different subjects to His disciples. One of the things He spoke about on several occasions had a horticultural slant. He speaks of fields and wheat, of seedtime and harvest, of the condition of the soil, of dangerous weeds, of the type…

Loughborough Church Sunderland New Springs - The Pilgrim Life

The Pilgrim Life

For well over a couple of years now, in my devotional time with the Lord, I’ve been systematically working my way through the Bible. I started at the beginning in Genesis. I’ve been purposefully reading slowly and carefully trying to meditate on each short passage that I have read. This is most probably the reason…

Loughborough Church Sunderland New Springs - Dependent on His Grace

Dependent on His Grace

Man, by God’s design, is capable of great accomplishments. Think about what man has accomplished, he has gone to the moon and back, the Internet, and so much more.  But in that design, to which we are fearfully and wonderfully made, man is capable of even greater things because of God’s grace. When we think…

Loughborough Church New Springs - Europe - better in or better out?

Europe – better in or better out?

In or Out, now that is the question? With the referendum looming on whether Britain should remain in the European Union or not – Britain is going to have to decide one way or the other on June 23rd. The politicians and some celebrities have all nailed their colours to the mast. Jeremy Corbyn, Tim…

Loughborough Church New Springs - A creed to live by

A Creed to Live by

You know, I am always amazed at how many Christians don’t really know what they believe and because of that fact neither are they confident in what they actually stand for in life. So I guess this leads me to the big question, what about you? What do you believe? What do you stand for?…