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Texts For Life

What a  brilliant day in Church yesterday - it's so good to be back and to start 2012 together, worshipping, praying and listening to God's Word preached. 

Texts for Life is a 12 week preaching series at Kerith - it's a toolkit of memorable Bible verses which will help us in our walk with Jesus.
If you missed it, be sure to listen again to the podcast to hear Simon giving a brilliant preach on our first Bible verse Psalm 119:11 – “I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you”. Listen out for the catchy little song to help us remember the verse!

Take a look at the website  http://www.textsforlife.org for the Twitter feed and the Blog.
Every day there will be a new entry on the blog, with thoughts on that week's Bible verse, each written by different members of the Kerith community.

It's easy to enter your email address on the blog page, so that you can receive daily posts from the site via email.(like many of you do with this blog, and with Simon's blog)

There's an opportunity for you to leave a comment on the website if you have a story to share about how that Bible verse has impacted or helped you.

There's also a Resources section with a fun colouring worksheet for the children (who are also learning the Bible verses!)

It should be a fun thing to all be doing together as a community. I know it will also be a huge challenge to memorise them all, but it's going to be a great blessing to us as individuals and as a church community if we do get these verses "inside us". As Alan Lander said in today's blog post "What better way to guard our hearts than to hide God’s word in it so that we won’t sin. This is a fantastic way to kick off the series as it tells me right from the start that I can combat the daily temptations and avoid sinning if I am willing to memorise verses so that I can call upon them in times of doubt, difficulty, oppression, attack and sickness…..how? By hiding God’s word in my heart and using it to call upon God."

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