Story behind the song – Hail the King

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  Bible references: Psalm 34, Isaiah 9, Isaiah 61, Ephesians 1, Revelation 5 Themes: Worship, Messiah/King, justice, nations, declaration I find myself strangely drawn to movies and documentaries about the end of life as we know it. Is that a bit morbid? I don’t know what it is about the apocalypse. I guess we get

Bible references: Psalm 27; 1 Corinthians 13:8-12; 1 John 3:1-2; Romans 7:21-25; Ephesians 6:10-18; Revelation 22:1-5 Themes: Hope, doubt, heaven, peace So much of our existence is characterized by fighting. We fight for our first breath and we fight for our last. We fight our enemies and we fight those we love. We fight Satan,

Bible references: Isaiah 40, 55; John 4, 10; Romans 8; Revelation 7, 22 Themes: Contentment, comfort, forgiveness, guidance The biggest crowd we have had to date at Perth Women’s Convention was in 2012 when we studied the topic of contentment. Dissatisfaction (with life, with ourselves, with God) seems to characterize us in many ways, often

Story behind the song – Merciful God

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Bible references: Psalm 32; Luke 18:9-14; 1 John 1:5-2:2; James 5:13-16 Themes: confession, sin, guilt, repentance, grace, humility My kids get a perverse satisfaction out of the word “fail”. They certainly get plenty of opportunity to observe it in me. (Matching correct child with corresponding lunch. Remembering which one is Han Solo and which one

Bible references: Numbers 9-14; Hebrews 3-4; Philippians 1-4 Themes: Perseverance, evangelism, grace, hope I’m not generally a fan of making decisions, but each year I do enjoy choosing songs for the choir of hundreds at Perth Women’s Convention. So many great songs out there! BUT, when I discovered in 2006 that the talks would be

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