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James 1:27New Living Translation (NLT) 27 Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you. When I read this passage from James I’m always interested by the word religion. It’s a word that only appears 4 […]

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Jeremiah 22:11, 15-16 11 For this is what the Lord says about Shallum (also called Jehoahaz) son of Josiah, who succeeded his father as king of Judah “Does it make you a king to have more and more cedar? Did not your father have food and drink? He did what was right and just, so […]

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God’s heart for the needy, the poor, the widow, the orphan is seen through scripture. Take some time today to meditate on the below verses. If you’ve got a bit more time then read the contexts and backgrounds to these verses Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all […]

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Isaiah 58:3-11 “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter— when you see […]

Jon Keel – Sunday 10th Sept...

Jon shares a message about what we can learn from his recent trip to Ethiopia. http://media.blubrry.com/sawyerschurch/p/www.sawyerschurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/2017.09.10.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Read the story from Genesis 42-50 Genesis 50: Joseph Reassures His Brothers 15 When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “What if Joseph holds a grudge against us and pays us back for all the wrongs we did to him?” 16 So they sent word to Joseph, saying, “Your father left […]

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Joseph in Charge of Egypt 41 So Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I hereby put you in charge of the whole land of Egypt.” 42 Then Pharaoh took his signet ring from his finger and put it on Joseph’s finger. He dressed him in robes of fine linen and put a gold chain around his neck. […]

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Read Genesis 40-41 Dreams, dreams and more dreams…. and an interpreter…. In chapter 40 we rejoin Joseph in his prison cell and there he meets the cupbearer and baker who Pharoah has put in prison. They’re assigned to Joseph and they both have dreams 8 “We both had dreams,” they answered, “but there is no […]

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Read Genesis 39 39 Now Joseph had been taken down to Egypt. Potiphar, an Egyptian who was one of Pharaoh’s officials, the captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had taken him there. 2 The Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian […]

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Read: Genesis 37:12-36 18 But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him. 19 “Here comes that dreamer!” they said to each other. 20 “Come now, let’s kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns and say that a ferocious animal devoured him. Then we’ll […]