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Aug
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10:00 am Council Meeting 2016 @ St Andrew's Cathedral Chapter House
Council Meeting 2016 @ St Andrew's Cathedral Chapter House
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available from 9:30am in the Chapter House. MU Sydney Executive members will report on activities of MU Sydney during the year. We will meet and hear from one of[...]
Nov
25
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10:00 am Advent Service @ St Philip's
Advent Service @ St Philip's
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
You are invited to join us at this service. St Philip’s Church Hill is at 3 York Street Sydney. The Church is a very short walk from Wynyard Railway Station where you can either use[...]
Dec
2
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7:00 am Market Day Stall @ Town Hall Arcade
Market Day Stall @ Town Hall Arcade
Dec 2 @ 7:00 am – 2:30 pm
MU Sydney will be holding a Market Day Stall on 2nd December 2016 in Town Hall Arcade. Donations of items that can be purchased by our customers as Christmas gifts would be very much appreciated.[...]

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Wednesday’s Word

John 1:12-13 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.

Reflection: We can choose our relatives!  We didn’t have a choice about who our parents were, and what human family we would be born into, but John tells us we do have a choice about whether we become part of God’s family.

How do we do this? John explains the way.  We receive Jesus, believing in his name, which means ‘Saviour’.  We accept his death for our sins and God accepts us as his children.

Becoming a child of God has nothing to do with being born into a ‘Christian’ family, or living in a ‘Christian’ country or even attending church.  It has everything to do with accepting Jesus for ourselves, no one else can do it for us.  God has many children, but no grandchildren

Prayer: Heavenly Father, thank you that I am your child because I accepted Jesus gift of forgiveness for my sins and believed that he is my saviour.  Amen

 

This devotion and previous devotions in the series are available on the MU Sydney Facebook page.

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