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Word and Worship

Thank you to all you lovely women who came out to Word and Worship on Saturday night!
It was so lovely to meet so many different women - and to chat, laugh, eat, drink, worship, pray and share truth together. What a privilege to meet together like that - time for each other and time for us and God.
Thanks so much to Lisa and the "Simply" team for organising the evening so brilliantly. Thanks too to the technical team and Eileen and the singers and band - wow it was wonderful to spend time worshipping the Lord together. Thanks too to all the willing helpers on the evening, the lovely smiley ladies who were there to help - I really appreciate you!
The truth is that the Holy Spirit will use all of us to speak God's love to others -it's in a smile, a word, a hug, a prayer - in a generous cup of coffee, a luxurious hot chocolate and a guiding car-parker!
It was my privilege to share a message from the Bible with you - all about Kind Words - the words that are relationship-makers (not breakers!). The message will soon be available as a podcast to listen to again, on the Kerith website .

My prayer is that the Holy Spirit speaks to each of us individually about our words - here are some of the scriptures I brought - why not take some time this week to look them up, meditate on them and ask God what He wants to say to you through them? They are life-bringers!
Much love x

When she speaks she has something worthwhile to say,
and she always says it kindly.     
Proverbs 31:26

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Ephesians 4:29

Be gracious in your speech. The goal is to bring out the best in others in a conversation, not put them down, not cut them out.
Colossians 4:6

May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, Oh LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.  
Psalm 19:14

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