JUST A MINUTE: THE ‘IMPERFECTION’ OF THE RESURRECTED CHRIST

29th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

John 20:20 “After He said this, He showed them His hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.” A visit to the refugee camps in the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon is always a sobering encounter. Firstly, you encounter yourself. You find yourself staring in a mirror and there – at the…

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WEEK 9: God Collects Our Tears

29th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle, You have recorded each one in Your book.” (Psalm 56:8, NLT)   Just after my engagement to Damon, my beloved grandmother Judy passed away. I was her favourite of six grandchildren and we really had a close relationship. She would…

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MALTESE FORCES RETAKE TANKER HIJACKED BY MIGRANTS, FIVE ARRESTED

29th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

29 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: AL JAZEERA)  – A Maltese special operations team boarded a tanker that had been hijacked by migrants rescued at sea and returned control to the captain before escorting it to a Maltese port. Five men suspected of being the leaders of the hijacking were arrested and taken away in a prison van…

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CHINA TAKES ON U.S. OVER VENEZUELA AFTER RUSSIA SENDS TROOPS: IT’S NOT YOUR ‘BACKYARD’

28th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

28 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: NEWSWEEK)  – China has defended Russia’s recent deployment of troops to Venezuela amid US statements suggesting Moscow and Beijing had no right to support a Latin American government disavowed by Washington. The US has attempted to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro by supporting opposition-controlled National Assembly head Juan Guaidó, who declared himself…

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PUSH FOR MAY’S BREXIT DEAL AFTER QUIT PLEDGE

28th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

28 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: BBC)  – Efforts to persuade MPs to back Theresa May’s Brexit deal will continue on Thursday, a day after she promised to quit as PM if it was approved. Her pledge brought some on-side, such as ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. But challenges remain for the PM after Northern Ireland’s DUP, who she…

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INFOGRAPHICS

27th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

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ISRAEL-HAMAS CEASEFIRE HOLDS AMID TENSE CALM IN GAZA STRIP

27th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

27 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: AL JAZEERA)  – A Palestinian rocket struck Israel and the Israeli military conducted an air raid in Gaza despite a ceasefire announced by Hamas, but the exchange of fire appeared to end overnight on Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of any damage or casualties from the latest rocket fire, which the…

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TRUMP SIGNS DECLARATION REVERSING US POLICY ON GOLAN HEIGHTS

26th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

26 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: AP) – President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, reversing more than a half-century of U.S. policy in the Middle East. Standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House, Trump made formal a move he announced in a surprise tweet last…

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FIGHTING DISEASE NEW CHALLENGE AFTER CYCLONE IDAI

25th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

25 MARCH 2019 (SOURCE: AP) – Cyclone Idai’s death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera, authorities said Sunday. In Mozambique the number of dead has risen to 446 while there are 259…

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WEEK 8: More Precious than Rubies

24th March 2019 . by incontext_adm

“Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? She is more precious than rubies.” (Proverbs 31:10, NLT)   I met my husband Damon at church and began to attend the same cell group as him. He was very quiet and only spoke a few times, but when he did speak, I admired him. You could…

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