Salt & Light

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The Cocoon

by Andy Brenton

1 Peter 4:12-13 Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. Peter describes the suffering […]

This Old House

by Andy Brenton

2 Corinthians 5:1-2 “For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands. Meanwhile we groan, longing to be clothed instead with our heavenly dwelling” When the clay jar is broken and when the tent is […]

Truehearted-Wholehearted

by Andy Brenton

Ruth 1:16-17 But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried. May the […]

Trust…Chariots, Horses and God

by Andy Brenton

Psalm 20:7 Some boast in chariots and some in horses, but we will boast in the name of the LORD, our God. David put his trust in the person, the character of God. He didn’t carry the name of the LORD as a magical incantation; rather the name speaks of the comprehensive character of God […]

The Dart Game

by Andy Brenton

Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.” And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another: The new man seeks to show the same kindness, tender heartedness and forgiveness to others that God shows him. If we treat others as God […]

Neglecting Our Salvation

by Andy Brenton

Hebrews 2:1-4 Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. For since the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared at […]

Telling The Truth

by Andy Brenton

Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment. – Proverbs 12:19 God looks after those who love the truth and speak the truth. Under His blessing, they will be established forever. It often seems that the lying tongue wins the day and is stronger than the truthful lip. However, the […]

Changing Me

by Andy Brenton

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to […]

Integrity

by Andy Brenton

Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out. -Proverbs 10:9 Defined: Integrity is the practice of being honest and showing a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values. In ethics, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of […]