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Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also (Matt 6;21) Do you we want to know where your heart is? Go on a treasure hunt. My treasure is what I value and desire most, what in practice I set as the goal of my life, all that which shapes my decisions and values. To really follow Jesus and love Him with all our heart (Mark 12:39), at it most basic,...
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For all the joy of the resurrection and our relationship with God, we find that we still have to battle, that temptation can still be very real, that we are weak. This is what Peter found - the great promise breaker. John 21:1-25 A Promise Breaker Fails A Promise Keeper Restores A Promise Breaker becomes a Promise Keeper A Promise Breaker Fails Between the 1960s and 1990s, in a somewhat exaggerated way, people...
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The famous conqueror of the ancient world, Alexander the Great one day came across the philosopher Diogenes. Diogenes was staring attentively at a heap of bones. “What are you looking for?” asks Alexander. “Something that I cannot find” replied Diogenes. “And what might that be?” “The difference between your father’s bones and those of his slaves” We all one day will face death - not just that of others but our own!...
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1. Love is a choice Love is what you feel it is: this ever-ancient, ever-new deceptive ‘dogma’ permeates the modern world and sadly is also alive and well for some people in the Church today. Though well-meaning, they do not purport to replace the message of the Gospel but rather to re-interpret it, in the process discarding the revelation handed down to us by Scripture and consistent Church teaching through the...
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1. A good 21% of the four Gospels is dedicated to Jesus healing many people: All who touched him were healed. Matthew 14:36   2. There are 31 individual healings and about 20 mass healing in the Gospels: “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Mark 1:41   3. God reveals Himself as the God who heals right back from the beginning of the Old Testament: I am the Lord who Heals you...
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There is no pit that is so deep that God is not deeper still (Corrie Ten boom) This is where it all starts from. We need  to experience this as a reality in our lives even in our sufferings. In this way, we find the power and grace to show mercy and forgiveness to others. You may wish to watch the Hiding Place. LUKE 7:36-50   Mercy Needed Both Simon and the woman are in need of mercy...
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The subject of 'Living Mercy’ might seem irrelevant on a small island known for it’s generous heart. As a nation we do not think twice to get our hands in our pockets and donate money when it comes to fundraising for those who are in need. Voluntary work is also quite popular in Malta and seems to be gaining momentum year over year. However, it is important to put our...
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A man sat in the underground station of Washington DC one cold January morning and started to play the violin - he played 6 Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. Since it was rush hour, thousands of people rushed through the station on their way to work. In all only 6 people stopped for a few minutes to listen and he only collected...
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The Gospel isn't a call not to be human, but to be human in the right way.  Christianity does not do away with our desires but saves us from our deformed desires and the serpent’s lie that we are self-sufficient and in no need of being completed by God. Divine revelation shows us that our false loves are only healed by true love, the love of God our Father in His...
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Christmas and New Year celebrations are over and many of us have been to some sort of party or another. Many times, there are people who are what we call ‘the life of the party’ - not necessarily because they are loud but because they have the sort of personality and presence which tends to fill a room. Somehow with them or without them its not exactly the same! In heaven,...