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Our “Thoughts for the Week” are below:
On Pentecost Sunday evening, Chris Densham gave a wonderful word to the churches of Telford. I summarise it below: In 1 Chronicles 12v32, the writer describes the men of Issachar as ones “who understood the times and knew what Israel should do.” Today there is huge...read more
On D-Day we marvel at the landings on Normandy beaches in 1944: the intense planning and preparation; the commitment and sacrifice of those involved; the sheer scale of the feat; the provision of God in weather and timing; and the continuing determination of many...read more
Psalm 110v1 is the most quoted verse in the New Testament: “The LORD [Yahweh] said to my Lord, ‘Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.’ ” In Acts 2, Peter uses it in his argument to exclaim,“Therefore let all Israel be assured of...read more
Great is the Lord, and most worthy of praise, in the city of our God, his holy mountain. .... 9 Within your temple, O God, we meditate on your unfailing love. 10 Like your name, O God, your praise reaches to the ends of the earth; your right hand is...read more
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, 3 though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.[c]...read more
Paul’s message in these three chapters can be summarised “Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good ... to one there is given [one gift] ... to another there is given [another gift] ... follow the way of love and eagerly desire...read more
Joshua has just led the Israelites across the Jordan and is now near Jericho. “He looked up and saw a man standing in front of him with a drawn sword in his hand. Joshua went up to him and asked, ‘Are you for us or for our enemies?’ ‘Neither’ he replied, ‘but as...read more
It is generally considered that the term “Maundy Thursday” came from the Latin version of the Bible. Most scholars consider that it came from the phrase “novum mandatum” in John 13v34 which in English is, “A new commandment I give you: Love one another.” It is also...read more
Do you have something nagging on your mind? Jesus heads up a mountain with his favourite three – Peter, James & John. We don’t know what the three were expecting, but it turns into a huge event. Jesus starts shining (we can only imagine) and then Elijah and Moses,...read more
While our government debates the issues of Brexit (!), Tony highlighted to me earlier in the week that in China, they are increasingly using financial rewards to encourage citizens to report religious meetings or evangelism which are not officially recognised by the...read more