Talks

“…Cometh the Man…”(Nehemiah 8) (John MacDiarmid)

Talk given for Poole Christian Fellowship at Poole High School on 24 June 2018.

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The story so far: God’s people have come back to Jerusalem with the goal of seeing the temple rebuilt. The job is completed, and they are now into a new era of living as the people of God in their own

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“Cometh the hour…” (Ezra 7-8) (John MacDiarmid)

Reference: Ezra 7 and 8

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That’s a saying most people can finish. “Cometh the hour…cometh the man”. Or, in today’s world it would have to be “cometh the person”.

The phrase is used to describe that moment when something critical, important and necessary has to be done, and takes the fatalistic view that

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“It’s Party Time” (Ezra 6 v13-22) John MacDiarmid

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Reference: Ezra 6 v 13-22

You can’t beat a good celebration!

Whether you’re an out and out party animal, or a reserved “let’s keep it all quiet” sort of person – we all need to celebrate.

Last week was a great example of a nation celebrating, as a young royal married his princess. As

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“The Eye of God” (Ezra 5) (John MacDiarmid)

Talk given at Poole High School for Poole Christian Fellowship on 13 May 2018.

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Have you ever felt that you are being watched?

If you have, it’s with good reason. The average person has their picture taken 70 times per day. Every time you go into an establishment that in any way is interested in security,

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