Roots: Habits for fruitfulness 2: Prayer and fasting

Prayer and fasting Holy Trinity Church Huddersfield, Sunday 20 January 2019 Last week's sermon was about bearing fruit. It was also the overview for a sermon series. This week we came to church in a subdued mood. We are in the emotional limbo between my mother-in-law two weeks ago and her funeral in ten days …

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Making space for God: Where is your garden?

Making space for God Where is your garden? The Hebrew word for garden: gannah literally means ‘a covered or hidden place,’ this kind of garden in biblical times was usually a walled enclosure, a place with winding paths, fruit trees, running water, fountains, sweet smelling herbs and blossoms a beautiful, tranquil sheltered place! We need …

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Broken

Letters from broken men. "Break me Lord." Not a comfortable or easy prayer to say, who wants to be broken? We admire strong people, not broken people, our culture, in film, in business, in politics, is based on people being strong. It goes against society to be weak, to be broken. But Jesus, God in …

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