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Romans 10:9-10 New International Version (NIV)

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.


  • What We Do: Cafe Theologique

    March 10, 2020 by

    Today, we welcome a simply brilliant interview with Simon Hall, the founder of Cafe Theologique. It’s about something beautiful which is at the heart of Revive as a church in Leeds. If you are wondering what we get up to outside of our Sunday meetings, then this would be a good example. We love how… Read more

  • Saviors Tomb

    February 17, 2020 by

    Today we welcome a beautiful poem from Neil Mitchell. Although written over 20 years ago, it is still as relevant today as it was back in 1999. Neil’s poetry really expresses both his own creative side and that of Revive as a community as well. When understanding a poem, context reveals a lot, here’s what… Read more

  • New Years Resolutions Are Old

    January 20, 2020 by

    It’s 25 days Christmas, and many of you are probably in your local council-run leisure centre on the treadmill sweating away wishing you hadn’t eaten quite so many mince pies. That’s my usual New Year’s position and also a part of my resolution to shed the winter weight. Why do I do it each year?… Read more

  • What’s So Special About Jesus?

    December 25, 2019 by

    by Simon Hall Somewhere along the line, without anyone ever quite saying it, I picked up the idea that Jesus was special because he wasn’t like his Dad (I mean God, not Joseph). Jesus was kind, caring, inclusive and gently revolutionary. He hated hypocrisy, confronted injustice, never said no to anyone who wanted to be… Read more

  • Lost and Found at Christmas Time

    December 23, 2019 by

    What does Christmas mean to you? Christmas trees, Santa Claus, pressies, eating too much on Christmas day, family time and maybe even that classic Christmas movie, Die Hard; the list goes on. Well for me, Christmas means almost all of the above. I can’t say I’m a massive fan of Santa, because I see Christmas… Read more

  • Lynne’s session on climate change

    October 16, 2019 by

    Here are Lynne’s notes on her session in October 2019 on climate change and our response.  Climate Quiz  How much do you know? I don’t think anyone got all 8 questions right on Sunday night.  Answers are given at the end of the quiz – no cheating! 1) What percentage of mammals,birds, fish and reptiles have… Read more

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