Take a break

Hi all,

When its time for a break today, let your soul feed on Jesus through this song:

Are you feeling rushed this Christmas season? Take a moment to worship the Saviour

Rejoice in Emmanuel!

Blessings,

Trevor

Tired or rested?

I’ve been chewing on the message that Nick brought us on Sunday, so much there was helpful. One of the things that we have looked at before is the idea that we are too tired to really live for Jesus.

I was pondering this morning the account of Jesus and the woman at the well in John 4. Jesus’ disciples came and told Jesus to eat, and He replied by saying

“I have food to eat that you know nothing about… My food is to do the will of Him who sent me.” (John 4v32-34)

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Christmas can be so expensive!

Hi folks,

Christmas is a great time of year but it can also be a very expensive one, especially if you have children! Have a read of this little article about navigating family finances at Christmas.

Make a Financial Plan for a Great Christmas

Some of the content is obvious like not putting Christmas on your credit card but living within your means. Other bits less obvious like having a family project to help someone else this year.

Its a good reminder that the ‘C’ in Christmas is about Christ, and not consumerism!

Have a great week.

Trevor

Thought for the day

Dear friends,

As I mentioned yesterday I am currently reading a book by a Puritan called John Flavel. This morning I have been really encouraged and challenged reading his thoughts on wealth & poverty, suffering and comfort.

He wonderfully echoes the biblical teaching of how the Lord uses trials to keep us in the faith and help us grow. Here are a couple of quotes:

“Oh how many have been wheeled to hell in the chariots of earthly pleasures, while others have been whipped to heaven by the rod of affliction!”

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