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Saviour

Nigel ChapmanMar 28,2019
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I do not have a particularly disciplined approach to Lenten fasting. It’s too easy to get lost in trying to keep a fast at the expense of why we fast. So I’m challenged by the like of Isaiah 58 “Is not this the fast that I choose:[says the Lord]     to

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Lent 2019 Letter

Nigel ChapmanMar 7,2019
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Lenten Listen How do you approach Lent? A season of gloomy music? No flowers? A long face and melancholic haul to Easter? A time to give up everything (or at least chocolate and biscuits)? Or do you use it as a time to step back and re flect on your

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The power of seduction

Nigel ChapmanDec 20,2018
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Christmas and New Year Letter Psalm 1 1 Oh, the joys of those who do not     follow the advice of the wicked,     or stand around with sinners,     or join in with mockers. 2 But they delight in the law of the Lord,     meditating on it day and night. 3 They are like trees planted

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