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Hope Love and Faithfulness

What an amazing day yesterday! Michael and Esther Ross-Watson are such a gift to us at Kerith.Michael preached 3 superb messages yesterday, and together they prayed so warmly and tirelessly for people last night.  I'm going to take the time this week to listen again to Michael, and I encourage you to do the same. What an amazing life story! Overwhelmingly we heard a message of HOPE, of LOVE and of GOD'S FAITHFULNESS. 

Let these words that we sang, and heard read from the Bible linger with you today - let them in - let Him in.


                                        "He loves us, oh how He loves us"
"I don't have time to maintain these regrets when I think about the way he loves us."
For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.  Ephesians 3 v 14-21


           "The Lord is my rock, and I won't be afraid, I won't be afraid, You're with me"


The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer;
my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge,
my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.   Psalm 18 (v1-2)


As for God, his way is perfect:

The LORD’s word is flawless;
he shields all who take refuge in him.
For who is God besides the LORD?
And who is the Rock except our God?
It is God who arms me with strength
and keeps my way secure.
He makes my feet like the feet of a deer;
he causes me to stand on the heights.
He trains my hands for battle;
my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
You make your saving help my shield,
and your right hand sustains me;
your help has made me great.
You provide a broad path for my feet,
so that my ankles do not give way.(v30-36) 





I love you, LORD, my strength.

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