‘As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.’ – Matthew 9.9 From Sam Lomas: “Who are you?” When you meet someone for the first time and they are trying to get to know you aContinue reading “A question of identity”
Monthly Archives: June 2020
What are you excited about?
“…for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls.” – 1 Peter 1.9 From David King My birthday is coming up and in our family we get really excited about birthdays. What I actually mean, of course, is that I get excited about birthdays. When, this year, our eldestContinue reading “What are you excited about?”
“Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy” – 1 Peter 1. From David King: I came across this verse the other day – it made my heart ache. The words, “inexpressible andContinue reading “Inexpressible”
Grace, love and fellowship
‘May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all’ – 2 Corinthians 13:14 From Dave Atkinson: As I started to think about today’s blog, this verse came to my mind; a verse that we use regularly as a closing prayerContinue reading “Grace, love and fellowship”
Oh, give me a break!
‘…in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.’ – Exodus 20; 11 From Martin Hayward: An old friend of mine who never went far from hisContinue reading “Oh, give me a break!”
Name Him Vlog
Watch as David joins Sam for the next installment of ‘Name Him Conversations’. David shares two stories of how he heard about Jesus. Our hope & prayer is that this will be an encouragement to you as together we continue to grow in confidence naming Jesus in our conversations.
‘Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.’ – Romans 12.1 From Sam Lomas: I don’t know about you but when I think about worship, I tend to think of a church full ofContinue reading “Living Sacrifice”
God is Faithful
Today we would like to suggest you watch this short video (link below) of Dan from Open Doors. You may remember Dan and the story he shares from our Mission Gift Day. This is a short devotional video looking at lessons from the Persecuted Church. The story of Mojtaba from Iraq: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JWz099AEWM&list=PLAIPbSZq8ViBs4vkVZR59vMsjz9IUgG17&index=3&t=12s
He gave to save
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life – John 3:16 From Dave Atkinson: John 3:16 may be one of the Bible verses that you know off by heart. It is one of the most popular andContinue reading “He gave to save”
It’s meant to be easier than this!
“For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with one another, so that you are not to do whatever your want.” – Galatians 5.17 From David King: “Becoming a Christian will make your life easier” I think that this isContinue reading “It’s meant to be easier than this!”