Daily Devotional 2-8-17

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘How long, O Lord…?’– February 8, 2017 Last Saturday (02/04/2017), The Spectator (UK) carried an article by Douglas Murray who asked, ‘Who Will Protect Nigeria’s Northern Christians?’ Murray pointed out that the Fulani (militia) are watching everything closely from the surrounding mountains. Every week, their progress across the northern states of Plateau and Kaduna continues. Every week, more massacres – another...

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Daily Devotional 11-16-16

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Sola Gratia’ – November 16, 2016 Reflecting on the American Presidential election last Tuesday my mind turned to Peggy Noonan’s Wall Street Journal article (11/05/16) that I quoted last week. In particular, note again: But he (God) is an actor in history also. He chastises and rescues, he intervenes in ways seen and unseen… Perhaps for the first time in Western history we lightly dismiss the idea of God’s involvement...

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Daily Devotional 10-19-16

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Anniversary’ – October 19, 2016 This Sunday, October 23, St Matthew’s Anglican Church, Wanniassa, in Canberra, Australia’s Capital, is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. From small beginnings St Matthew’s has not only grown in maturity and in number, but has equipped and sent out many to serve the gospel in other places in Australia and overseas. As I have been invited to preach at the anniversary service, let me take the...

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Daily Devotion 9-28-16

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Daily Devotional, General

Word on Wednesday – by John Mason ‘Jesus’ Prayer’ – September 28, 2016 Our prayers say a great deal about us. Are your prayers like that of AA Milne’s, ‘Christopher Robin’ who, in the midst of his child-like reflections of the day, prayed that God would bless his parents as well as himself? Or do your prayers reflect the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples, or the prayers people like Moses, David and Daniel? In John 17 we read the record of a...

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