Peter Horrobin

International Director of Ellel Ministries

January 31, 2018
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In Every Situation?

1 Thessalonians 5:18, NIV
“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

I’ve recently been thinking about disappointment, and how, often, in this troubled world, we’re disappointed by the way things turn out. It ma… Continue reading

January 30, 2018
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I will be with You

Joshua 1:5, NIV
“No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.”

If there’s something we can hold on to, it’s the Word of God, for heaven and ear… Continue reading

January 29, 2018
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Hand Picked by God

1 Corinthians 1:27- 30, NIV
“God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are NOT, to bring to nothing things that A… Continue reading

January 28, 2018
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Remain in the Vine

John 15:5, NIV
“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”

I recently was listening to teaching based on today’s verse, and they used an analogy that has really … Continue reading

January 27, 2018
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Daily Practice

Matthew 25:6-8, ESV
“But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.’ Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps. And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out’.”

I w… Continue reading

January 26, 2018
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Accept and Reject

1 John 2:6, NKJV
“He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked.”

Acceptance in something we all long for and hopefully it is something we have received in some measure throughout our lives. Rejection is something we all c… Continue reading

January 25, 2018
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The Lord of the Harvest

1 Corinthians 3:6-7, KJV
“I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.” ”

God is the Lord of all our harvests. Harvests of all … Continue reading

January 24, 2018
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Rights and Wrongs in the Family

Ephesians 6:1 & 4, NASB
“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”

Last November, the United Nations Committee on Hu… Continue reading

January 23, 2018
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Waiting Patiently

Romans 8:25, NIV
“If we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.”

Just below the bridge over the River North Tyne, close to where we live, the river goes over a weir. We often see a heron standing in the rushing water. You could s… Continue reading

January 22, 2018
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Where Have We Gone Wrong?

Romans 8:2, ESV
“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death.”

God is constantly at work in our lives, encouraging us to li… Continue reading