Haggai – Consider Your Ways

Exhortation | by | Volume 30, Issue 4 | July – August 2024


Have there ever been times in your life when nothing seems to go right? Work is scarce, money doesn’t seem to go around, and bills keep mounting up!

I guess we can all answer, “sure that happens to all of us at times”. Perhaps it is for a reason.

There was a time in Israel’s history when this was the case and yes, there was a reason for it. It was the time of Haggai.

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Stand Still and Consider

Exhortation | by | Volume 29, Issue 5 | September – October 2023


In this present age, what is the most insidious threat to our spiritual lives? Physical torture and persecution are not a present threat in western countries, so is the most sinister threat the persecution of the mind? Or is it the tolerant spirit of society, that accepts every view and every lifestyle? Or is it issues within the brotherhood which mean that many become disheartened?

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Exhortation | by | Volume 29, Issue 4 | July – August 2023


When we think of the teaching of our Lord, vulnerability may not be the first idea that comes to mind. But it is there, within our Lord’s teaching—the sense of being vulnerable to each other and being vulnerable to our God.

What do we mean by vulnerability? Well, it’s the idea of being open and not hardened. It’s the idea of being open to attack. The dictionary definition of the word is “the quality of being exposed to the possibility of harm”.

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A Supporting Role – Abigail 

Exhortation | by | Volume 29, Issue 3 | May – June 2023


There are some roles in the ecclesia which are small but mighty. Sometimes just a few Bible verses disguise very human circumstances of difficulty, success, disappointment, and joy. With this in mind we are going to consider some exhortations from the life of Abigail—a remarkable woman who was more than happy aspiring to a supporting role in her desire to save her household.

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