Category: 2020 Bible Reflections

April 21st 2020: Psalm 8

Psalm 8[a] For the director of music. According to gittith.[b] A psalm of David. 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory     in the heavens. 2 Through the praise of children and infants     you have established a stronghold against your enemies,     to silence the foe and the […]

April 20th 2020: Psalm 139

You have searched me, Lord,     and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise;     you perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You discern my going out and my lying down;     you are familiar with all my ways. 4 Before a word is on my tongue     you, Lord, know it completely. 5 You hem me […]

April 16th 2020: Luke 7:11-17

Jesus Raises a Widow’s Son 11 Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him. 12 As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town […]

April 14th 2020: Psalm 136

1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever. 2 Give thanks to the God of gods. His love endures forever. 3 Give thanks to the Lord of lords: His love endures forever. 4 to him who alone does great wonders, His love endures forever. 5 who by his understanding made the heavens, His love […]

April 11th 2020: Psalm 142

Psalm 142 A maskilof David. When he was in the cave. A prayer. 1 I cry aloud to the Lord;     I lift up my voice to the Lord for mercy. 2 I pour out before him my complaint;     before him I tell my trouble. 3 When my spirit grows faint within me,     it is you who watch over […]

Good Friday Reflection

Yesterday morning, quite early (!), I was invited to give a ‘thought for the day’ on BBC Northampton, linking in with Good Friday being the start of what is usually a big weekend in the football season. Even though I’d rather it was better known for other reasons, of course, it was great to be […]

April 7th 2020: Psalm 55:13-23

Psalm 55:13-23 New International Version (NIV) 13 But it is you, a man like myself,     my companion, my close friend, 14 with whom I once enjoyed sweet fellowship     at the house of God, as we walked about     among the worshipers. 15 Let death take my enemies by surprise;     let them go down alive to the realm of the […]

April 6th 2020: Colossians 1:18-23

Colossians 1:18-23 New International Version (NIV) 18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. 19 For God was pleasedto have all his fullness dwell in him, 20 and through him to reconcile to himself all […]

April 2nd 2020: Psalm 42

Listen to today’s Psalm here It’s not always the case, but it is today: I’ve written a song which features a good portion of this psalm. Here is a recording made by Ghostree of that song back in 2011 in Nashville Hope by Ghostree Now we’ve got that out of the way, on to the […]

April 1st 2020: Psalm 62

You can read today’s Psalm below  Truly my soul finds rest in God;     my salvation comes from him. 2 Truly he is my rock and my salvation;     he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. 3 How long will you assault me?     Would all of you throw me down—     this leaning wall, this tottering fence? 4 Surely […]

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