Love in a time of anxiety

October 14th, 2014 | Posted by philhurwood in Phil's Focus - (Comments Off)

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God” (Philippians 4:6). We live at a time of increasing anxiety. I heard from a police chaplain last week that there is greater anxiety and risk for them at this time, in the light of …
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Costly Grace

October 7th, 2014 | Posted by philhurwood in Phil's Focus - (Comments Off)

“The best things in life are free” – so goes an old saying. The air we breathe, the beauty of the world around us, the joy of human relationships. Life is free! The blessings of God are free as well. “Freely, you have received”, says Jesus. We are offered the free gift of eternal life …
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Why Believe in the Bible?

September 24th, 2014 | Posted by philhurwood in Phil's Focus - (Comments Off)

Many today would question the Bible’s authority or relevance. But what has it been replaced with? Largely by a range of opinions and ideas plucked from here and there. Why believe the Bible? Well, in a short space here are three reasons I believe the Bible: 1. It provides both a description and explanation of …
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