Are there Degrees of Punishment in Hell?

Humans clearly consider certain crimes to be more severe than others. Some crimes deserve greater punishment than others. For example, a murderer spends longer in prison than a petty thief, and a rapist or sex-offender is considered to be worse than a tax-evader. They’re all crimes, but the murder, rape...

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Make much of your isolation

If you are one of the many who has to be in quarantine or isolation for a few weeks (or months for some), then I want to encourage you to use the time well. People have literally changed the world from being in isolation. Let me tell you about a...

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Coronavirus: not the biggest problem

At the time of writing this (March 16th, 2020), the total number of confirmed Coronavirus (or Covid-19) cases in the UK has reached 1,543 and 124 of those are in Wales—30 of those have been tested positive today. The number of infected people is growing every day, and by the...

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What is God’s will for my life?

  How can I know God’s will for my life? This is a question I hear all the time. Your best bet and definitely the best place to start is by reading the Bible. If you’ve never read the whole thing, and aren’t still ploughing through it day by day,...

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Making All Things New

How did you become who you are today? Are you the person you envisioned you would be 10 years ago? We are all products of our past, aren’t we? Every one of us have been shaped and moulded to be who/what we are today. We have made thousands of decisions...

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Made in the Image and Likeness of God

I’m not an artist, but I do occasionally enjoy walking around galleries and museums to look at art. Artists will draw or paint whatever it is that has inspired them (unless, of course, they have been commissioned to produce something specific for someone). The artist is free to portray on...

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Take My Burden Away

Ever climbed up Snowdon? I have. It was very tiring. I was thirteen when my father took my two brothers, my step-brother and me camping to a place called Cwm Nantcol in North Wales. One of the things on our holiday bucket-list was to walk up Snowdon. The day was...

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Who is the Holy Spirit?

I’ve always believed in God (accompanied with occasional doubts over the years), but haven’t always understood who God is; his character, his personality and his personhood. Even though my mother taught me about God and the Bible as a child, I imagined God as being a big bearded man in...

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Gentleness in Evangelism

Galatians 5:22-23 – ‘But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.’ Notice in the verse above, it mentions the ‘fruit’ (singular) of the Spirit rather than ‘fruits’ (plural) of the Spirit. This would imply that there...

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