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About prophetable

My wife Elizabeth and I were commissioned as Officers (ministers) in The Salvation Army in 1997, and have served in appointments in England and Scotland. Since July 2016 I have been working in The Salvation Army's Scotland Office as combined parliamentary and ecumenical representative.

The Prodigal Father – Worship @ Home Sunday, 28 February 2021

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsMajor Elizabeth TurnerBased on an idea by Chris Howlett Song: Have you ever stopped to think Have you ever stopped to think how God loves you?It sounds quite incredible, and yet it’s true.Nothing on this earth … Continue reading

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A Strange Romance – Worship @ Home Sunday, 21 February 2021

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsWorship @ Home Sunday, 21 February 2021Major Steven Turner(Based on an idea by Chris Howlett) Series Introduction: Redemption In ancient times, life centred around the extended family, overseen by a Patriarch (literally Great Father). When family … Continue reading

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Divine Love – Worship @ Home Sunday, 14 February 2021

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsMajor Elizabeth Turner Song: Love Divine, all loves excelling Love divine, all loves excelling,Joy of Heaven, to earth come down,Fix in us thy humble dwelling,All thy faithful mercies crown.Jesus, thou art all compassion,Pure, unbounded love thou … Continue reading

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Covenant: God’s Gift of Christ – Worship @ Home Sunday, 07 February 2021

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans Corps(Based on material for Vision and Commitment 2021) Introduction In January of each year, in The Salvation Army United Kingdom and Ireland Territory, we have a period of reflection on our relationship with God and his … Continue reading

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Tales of the Unexpected – Worship @ Home Sunday, 27 December 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans Corps Carol: Once in Royal David’s city Once, in royal David’s city,Stood a lowly cattle shed,Where a mother laid her babyIn a manger for his bed;Mary was that mother mild,Jesus Christ her little child. He came … Continue reading

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The Gift of Love – Worship @ Home Sunday, 20 December 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsVarious sources compiled byMajors Steven and Elizabeth Turner Carol: O come all ye faithful O come, all ye faithful,Joyful and triumphant,O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem;Come and behold himBorn the King of angels: O … Continue reading

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The sounds of Joy! – Worship @ Home Sunday, 13 December 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsMajor Elizabeth Turner Advent 3 – Joy Last Sunday we lit the candle of Hope, remembering the hope which comes in Christ, and we lit the candle of Peace, remembering God’s dream of a peaceful world. … Continue reading

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The Promise of Peace – Worship @ Home Sunday, 06 December 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsMajor Steven Turner Advent 2 – Peace Last Sunday we lit the candle of Hope, remembering the hope which comes in Christ. Today we light the second candle of Advent, the candle of Peace. God has … Continue reading

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A whisper of Hope – Worship @ Home, Advent Sunday, 29 November 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans Corps(Major Elizabeth Turner) Advent Candles The Advent Wreath is an important symbol of Advent. The wreath is of German origin and is made of evergreen, either real or artificial. Its circular shape represents eternity, for it … Continue reading

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Divine dependence, Divine deliverance – Worship @ Home Sunday, 15 November 2020

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsMajor Elizabeth Turner Song Be strong in the grace of the Lord Be strong in the grace of the Lord,Be noble and upright and true,Be valiant for God and the right,Live daily your duty to do.Be … Continue reading

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