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A Morning Prayer

Nigel ChapmanOct 12,2019
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Although this prayer is often attributed to Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow, a Russian Orthodox priest of the 18th Century, it may go back to the famous mystic, theologian and spiritual director Archbishop François Fénelon of Cambrai who was born in 1651. (I didn’t know that until I looked into it

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Live by the Spirit.

Nigel ChapmanJul 3,2019
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There are a number of different pictures used in the New Testament to help the emerging church of the first century get a handle on what it meant to follow Christ. The ‘Body of Christ’ in 1 Corinthians 12, ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ in Galatians 5. ‘Armour of God’ in

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It’s not my cup of tea

Nigel ChapmanMay 31,2019
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I’m not a great lover of some teas like Typhoo or Co-op99, and as far as Green Tea is concerned, don’t get me started! It might be a healthy option but it tastes like grass steeped in water to me! I do like Yorkshire Tea but Yorkshire Gold is even

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