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The Cross

By Jo Ratnarajah | 22 November 2013

Oswald Chambers quote

“It is shallow nonsense to say that God forgives us because He is love. . . The only basis for which God can forgive me is the Cross of Christ.” – Oswald Chambers

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Generosity involves sacrifice...

By Jo Ratnarajah | 31 October 2013

Forgiveness quote

Generosity involves sacrifice.

A blog I read the other day said this about forgiveness:

‘It’s status is of the greatest reward and yet only the strongest can do it.’

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Place your life before God

By Jo Ratnarajah | 25 October 2013

Romans 12:1 (The Message) Place your life before God So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering…

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Lucy's musings: Foraging

By Lucy Slater | 25 September 2013 | Comments (1)

I have always found that a walk in a wild place is one of the best ways to get out of my own head and connect with nature and God. It’s all too so easy in this frantic, frenetic world to feel eternally on the proverbial ‘hamster wheel’ (as someone recently described it to me), and to fall into the trap of being constantly busy. But what are we missing by rushing around all day? It turns out quite a lot.

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Generosity Quotes

By Jo Ratnarajah | 12 September 2013

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Stewards: Jesus- The Good Steward

By Charlie Osewalt | 5 September 2013 | Comments (2)

Lord Jesus Christ the good steward.

Writing of Jesus, Paul fills Philippians 2:6-8 with a perfect summation of the Son of God’s character:

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Stewards: Jezebel- an ugly steward

By Charlie Osewalt | 29 August 2013 | Comments (3)

Jezebel: an ugly steward

Think about bad stewards in the Bible and it won’t be long before you get to Jezebel. The wickedest of the wicked, the lowest of the low, the persecutor of the prophets, Jezebel’s name has become synonymous with evil deceit.

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'When I am 40, I hope I'm not a millionaire'

By Jo Ratnarajah | 28 August 2013

This was the title of the talk given by my friend and colleague Alex Khan at Greenbelt last weekend, organised by Threads (www.threadsuk.com)

Alex did a dry run here at Stewardship a few days before and I know I was not alone in being impacted by her words. The notion of being generous, even to the point of giving it all away, even when you have nothing left to give, is something that goes against our instinct, maybe against even our human nature.

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Stewards: Salome and her mother Herodias- bad stewards

By Charlie Osewalt | 22 August 2013

Herodias, Salome’s mother – a bad steward

When Jesus heard what had happened, he withdrew by boat privately to a solitary place. Hearing of this, the crowds followed him on foot from the towns. Matthew 14:13

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