John 14:15-21 Welcome to Together, Apart, a set of free, intergenerational resources for these strange times when we cannot be with each other. Links for PDFs are below. Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of learnings and all ages (not just ‘for the kiddies’). You can use them on your own, … More Together, Apart – Another Comforter
A confession and meditation for the brokenness in our world, based on Revelation’s image of the Tree of Life, whose leaves are for the healing of the nations. You can print the labyrinth for people to trace with a finger while they listen to the readings, or make a large version for people to walk … More Revelation 21:10, 22 – 22:5 – Tree of Life Confession and Meditation
John 15:9-17 ‘Chosen’
A mathemagic trick and script to illustrate ‘You did not choose me, but I chose you’.
Try it, you’ll be amazed! … More John 15:9-17 I Chose You
Of course, the culture-specific examples we read in the Bible need re-applying for different situations (I don’t recall finding a neighbour’s donkey in my field recently), but the principles are for all people at all times in all places. … More John 14:15-21
Jesus used it in this sense in Matt 5:4 when he said blessed are those who mourn, for they will be ‘paracleted’. So here there is a sense of sitting with someone in trouble and giving them a listening ear and a cup of tea. … More John 14:23-29