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Leicester, Leicestershire

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Serving Knighton Fields - Leicester

Christmas Service

Posted on 13/12/2013
Christmas Carol Service
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In My Father's House

Posted on 11/10/2013
with Keith and Tracy Dolding

An evening to dwell in God's presence and to make heaven's culture our culture.

Friday 18th October 2013 at 7.30pm 
at the Aylestonians' Rugby Clubhouse
Knighton Lane East

Happy New Year.

Posted on 31/12/2011

31 December, 2011
Today's Free Devotional from Ellel Ministries International 
From Past Lessons to Future Blessing (1)

"Hear now, O Israel, the decrees and laws I am about to teach you. Follow them so that you may live and may go in and take possession of the land that the Lord, the God of your fathers, is giving you. Do not add to what I command you and do not subtract from it, but keep the commands of the Lord your God that I give you.”
Genesis 37:10–11, NIV

Joshua was now the leader of God’s people. He had been with them throughout all their wanderings in the wilderness, and following the death of Moses he had taken up the reigns of leadership. By his own testimony he was able to say to the people, “The Lord . . . has watched over your journey through this vast desert. These forty years the Lord your God has been with you, and you have not lacked anything” (Deuteronomy 2:7).

There are seasons in life when it is right to look back and remember with thanksgiving the lessons that we have learned in the past – and the turn of the year is one of those seasons. John Wesley always used this time of the year to renew his personal covenant with the Lord, and so he led his followers to mark the end of one year and the beginning of the next with a special covenant service – a service which was both a time of confession and repentance as well as rededication and commitment, in the context of a service of Holy Communion.

Some of those lessons of life we have learned the hard way – by going our own way and discovering that when we ignore what God has said, there is a consequence. Joshua could look back and see how God’s people were disobedient forty years previously and as a result they had missed out on God’s best and lost the opportunity to enter their Promised Land at that time. But Joshua could also look back and see that even though they had been obliged to wander through the wilderness all those years, God’s hand had still been upon them. There was so much to thank God for!

So, as you look back on the past, may I encourage you to look afresh at the journey you’ve been on this past year. And if there are obvious places where you have left the path that God laid before you, let this be a time of personal confession, repentance, receiving forgiveness and rededication. Even though there may have been mistakes, as there were with His own people, Israel, God has still been there for you and now’s the time to come before Him with an open and willing heart.

God gave Israel another opportunity to enter their promised land and through Joshua He reminded them that it’s still important to keep the commands of the Lord. And so it is for us as well! God has given us His Word – let’s choose to walk in His ways and enjoy His blessings in the new year that lies ahead.

Prayer: Thank you, Lord, that even though your people sinned, you still loved them and did not leave them. Help me to remember that you are always there and that you long for us to return to you so that we may enter the promised land that you have laid before each one of us for the years ahead. In Jesus’s Name. Amen.
Today's Writer : Peter Horrobin Peter Horrobin is the Founding and International Director of Ellel Ministries. He has now written and is currently developing Ellel 365 – a completely new online training school. This is specifically designed to help people understand and apply the practical truths of God’s Word into their lives. Already there have been many remarkable testimonies of what God is doing in people’s lives. The Ellel 365 website has now been completely updated. To take a look for yourself click on the Ellel 365 link on this page.

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A Testimony! (Diane)

Posted on 19/10/2011
I am rejoicing today and praising the Lord for His faithfulness!
I have always known that Jesus had plans for things for me to do in my retirement.
Just over two years ago I returned from a visit to Rehema Home, Kenya feeling very unwell. 
I was diagnosed with Angina, which was greatly limiting my ability to walk any where and as that was investigated I was also diagnosed with a Hyper-active Thyroid. When I had a Thyroid Scan, possible abnormal cells were detected. 
I had to go back to the Lord about His words to me because I could not see myself being fit to do very much! 
He reassured me that He did have plans for me "to do me good and to give me a hope and a future". 
Within a month, I had a stent fitted into one of my heart arteries and have not had any more Angina pain or symptoms since then! Glenfield Hospital has discharged me.  I have returned twice to Kenya since then and even in the high altitude there my heart has been fine! 
I had medication for my thyroid for about a year and have been off it for about a year; I had a follow up blood test last week and today have been completely discharged!
Today I also attended the Surgeon for my fourth Thyroid scan and all is well and He has also discharged me.
So after two years I have now been completely discharged from all hospital appointments!  I am fit and well!
Thank you for all your prayers for me!
God is faithful!

Open Doors

Posted on 16/10/2011
As a Church we support Open Doors.

The ministry of Open Doors began in 1955 when God called a young Dutchman to act on the basis of Revelation 3:2: "Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die." He went to Poland and discovered a church under threat behind the Iron Curtain, and desperately longing for the Word of God.

So Brother Andrew became God's Smuggler, taking suitcase after suitcase of Bibles to the persecuted church, facing great danger, but determined to bring encouragement and hope. He has never forgotten the words of one believer: "Your presence here with us is worth more than your ten best sermons."

Right now millions of Christians are at risk of persecution around the world. Open Doors is active in over 50 countries, supplying Bibles, leadership training, Scripture-based literacy programmes and support for Christians suffering for their faith. And we want to continue to encourage the church here to play its part: that means not only responding to the needs of the persecuted church, but also learning from their experience of what it means to follow Jesus.

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