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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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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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