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Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 79: A healthy doctrine!

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 79: A healthy doctrine! I reckon every Bible doctrine, understood in the overall teaching of Scripture, is health giving. The one that comes to mind is what is commonly described as justification by faith [alone in Christ alone]. Taught in the…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 78: Gospel lenses and our mental health.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 78: Gospel lenses and our mental health. The number 78 plays a special part in my mind. I remember the Saturday well – at Lindfield oval, playing Bexley in the Municipal and Shires B grade I made my best ever score.…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 76: Some means of grace.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 76: Some means of grace. The wonderful defining aspect of evangelical Christianity is summed up in one word: grace. Whether it be the objective display of grace in the person of the Lord Jesus Christ or the subjective application of His…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 75: Unruly wills and affections!

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 75: Unruly wills and affections! O Almighty God, who alone canst order the unruly wills and affections of sinful men; Grant unto thy people, that they may love the thing which thou commandest, and desire that which thou dost promise; that…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 74: Pandemical partnerships

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 74: Pandemical partnerships. Just last week I was asked to give some thought to the meaning of fellowship in the New Testament. It was a helpful reminder of the depth, breadth and riches of fellowship. Though much good fellowship is enriched,…

Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 73: India, Democracy and the Pandemic.

REFLECTIONS & ENCOURAGEMENTS: understanding and growing through the covid-19 challenge. Bishop Peter Brain Reflection 73: India, Democracy and the Pandemic. Many of us prayed for the world’s largest democracy on Sunday as they face the enormous battle against an avalanche of daily infections. With 300,000 new daily cases of covid-19 and a daily death toll…