Peter Horrobin

International Director of Ellel Ministries

December 31, 2017
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The Blessings of Humility

‘For this is what the high and lofty One says – he who lives forever, whose name is holy: “I live in a high and holy place, but also with him who is contrite and lowly in spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and to revive the heart of the contrite… Continue reading

December 30, 2017
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Little by Little

Exodus 23:30, NIV
“Little by little I will drive them out before you, until you have increased enough to take possession of the land.”

As we come to the end of 2017, we can all recall various events that have taken place in our lives this year – the … Continue reading

December 29, 2017
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Ephesians 1:3, NIV
“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ.”

Ephesians Chapter one is a favourite chapter of mine. If you have any time today, try and r… Continue reading

December 28, 2017
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Place Your Bets!

Psalm 20:7, NIV
“Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.”

Trusting in God seems to be one of the great challenges of the Christian faith. It takes faith to trust but it also takes a measure of trust to… Continue reading

December 27, 2017
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When the World Tries to Hold Us Down

Ecclesiastes 8:6, GWT
“There is a right time and a right way [to act] in every situation.Yet, a terrible human tragedy hangs over people.”

Wherever we live, we are surrounded by a worldly culture that can influence us. Of course we think we can, or w… Continue reading

December 26, 2017
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Healing for the Nation

2 Chronicles 7:14, ESV
“If my people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”

An English judge, Lord Denning… Continue reading

December 25, 2017
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Treasure the Truth

Luke 2:19, NIV
“But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.”

On reading the familiar Christmas passages of Scripture this year I’ve found myself drawn to the story of Mary. Mary begins her life-changing journey as a normal … Continue reading

December 24, 2017
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Treasure in the Heart

“So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to … Continue reading

December 23, 2017
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Neh 8:10, KJV
“The joy of the Lord is your strength.”

In this wonderful Christmas and New Year season, there is one thing that surfaces spontaneously each and every year, irrespective of any temporary setbacks – and that is JOY!

Whether people ar… Continue reading

December 22, 2017
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Too Busy

Matthew 2:1-2, NIV
“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship h… Continue reading