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- It gives you many translations to read from – we suggest to start with the New Living Translation which is fairly easy to read.
- It gives you Bible reading plans so you can read a bit each day.
- Start with a Gospel – Matthew, Mark, Luke or John – who tell us about the life of Jesus.
- You don’t have to read, you can listen!
Our “Thoughts for the Week” are below:
“gods at war” pt 2 (inspired by Kyle Idleman) At the end of Joshua’s life, he lays down a challenge to the people of Israel and identifies choices for them, “Now fear the LORD and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your forefathers worshipped beyond...read more
On Sunday we considered the God as being the ultimate Sovereign in terms of the breadth of his reign (all encompassing), the length of his reign (never-ending) and the quality of his reign (moral integrity, love and sacrifice). Our call to love God is a call to love...read more
Jesus asks questions! What question is he asking you? The following are three questions he asked while on earth which are well worth meditating on: (i) “What do you want?” John 1v38. This is asked by Jesus of the two disciples who have just started...read more
Isaiah’s prophecy in chapter 53 is fulfilled in Jesus some 6 centuries later. In this passage, he writes: “Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him smitten by God, smitten by him and afflicted. He was pierced for our...read more
Oh to be wise! Truly wise! Wisdom is the practical ability to take the truth and correctly apply it to the situations we face day by day, (see the parable of the wise and foolish builders in Matthew 7v24-27). In the parable, if you have heard that rock is firmer that...read more
Imagine Jairus’s frustration (Luke 8v40-56). His daughter aged 12 was dying. He has only one solution left – it’s Jesus. He falls at Jesus’s feet and pleads with him to come to his daughter. Jesus agrees, but on the way the traffic is horrendous as so many people try...read more
If you will excuse this old riddle: Q: In a bacon and egg breakfast, what is the difference between the chicken and the pig? A: The chicken is involved, but the pig is sacrificially committed. “I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the...read more
As part of our “Fruitful Disciples” we have considered our connection with God. Hot off the press this month is a new book “Enjoying God” by Tim Chester (a friend of mine from the past – I could tell you more another time! ). Let me link you to an extract from the...read more
“All over the world this gospel is bearing fruit and growing” Colossians 1v6 I love to hear stories of what God is doing in different parts of the world and to be involved with them by prayer, financial support or personal contact. He is building one church under...read more
“For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.” Hebrews 4v12 In verses 1-10 the author quotes and summarises some...read more