Tag: Peace

March 17th 2020: Psalm 38 and Hebrews 6:13-20

As my ramble through some of the daily readings offered by the lectionary (the set readings many Churches use throughout the world for their daily prayers) you’re welcome to join along if you would like to. You can read today’s readings here: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+38&version=NLT https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+6%3A13-20&version=NLT ‘18 So God has given both his promise and his oath. These two […]

March 4th 2016: Hebrews 7:11-28

You can follow today’s reading by clicking on this sentence. ‘…accordingly Jesus has also become the guarantee of a better covenant’. The Christian life can be so hard, a series of tests and challenges, one after another. We can, if we’re not careful, spend a very large portion of our faith-lives seeking to ensure that […]

February 18th 2016: Galatians 5:2-15

You can follow today’s reading by clicking on this sentence. ‘…but through love become slaves to one another.’ It’s a big challenge this one. I’ve been wondering recently, how much of a sacrifice for the sake of the Church I’m part of leading is enough? Would it be where I live? The hours I put […]

A Song A Month – January – Kingdom

The first song i my A Song A Month Project for 2016 is Kingdom. I wanted to start the year with an uptempo, joyful song. These don’t always come naturally to me! It’s about the Kingdom of God, based around a Taize chant, whose words are The kingdom of God is justice and peace And […]

August 17th 2014: 2 Peter 3:14-18

Read 2 Peter 3:14-18 here “…make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him” Today’s reading from Peter’s second letter exhorts us to prioritise our relationship with God. If His patience is our salvation, it makes sense that we make every effort not to try it too much. This is not a […]

The Contents of My Head

As I begin writing this, I’m a couple of hours away from going away on retreat, before I am ordained a deacon in the Church of England on Sunday.  If I was a proper blogger, I’d have been thinking about this for quite some time in readiness for dazzling whoever reads my writings with some […]