John 3:1-17, Romans 8:12-17 To slightly mis-quote Monty Python, ‘What has the Trinity ever done for us?’ Well, maybe not aqueducts, roads or public baths, but in today’s passages we find probably the biggest and best thing that anyone ever did for someone else. God adopted us into his family, and by doing that gave … More What has the Trinity ever done for us?
We like to attribute human emotions and actions to animals, especially when they adopt a pose like this otter! So please pardon my whimsy… Perhaps these creatures know more than we think. … More Contemplation- Look, See, Pray
Photographing autumn landscapes is a delight, but sometimes the end result doesn’t match the image in our mind. The temptation is then to “cheat” a bit on the computer and process it as really bright and colourful. Does it look better? You decide! … More Better or Worse? Look, See Pray
Brains are given for more than keeping our ears separated. Occasionally one meets people who disprove this generalisation. I’m not easily offended or aggravated, but I will make an exception if I am pushed. (This proves I still have room for growth and an increase in maturity, but sometimes, some people…) Today I noticed a … More Using Our Brains- Look, See, Pray
Romans 8 – More than Conquerors Welcome to Together Apart, a set of new intergenerational resources for all of us in God’s family. Ten jam-packed pages of great ideas that you can print off and use for free. Links for PDFs are below. Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of learning … More Together Apart – Romans 8 – More than Conquerors
Parking by the seafront, I debated having a stroll on the prom. Then the storm broke. Instantly rivulets of rain ruined my visibility- resting my camera on the steering wheel, I trusted the automatic setting and grabbed a couple of shots.
Distorted objects, obscured details, badly mis-shapen yet just recognisable. … More Weathering the storm?
This item was first blogged for Lent 3 A 2017 A Reflection Archbishop Sheen said “Hearing nuns’ confessions is like being stoned to death with popcorn.” It’s funny, but it set me thinking. Why do we confess our sins anyway? Particularly if, like those nuns, your sins are on the level of “I ate the … More Romans 5:1-11 – Christ died for the Ungodly
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An Activity In the Bible, the word ‘love’ means more than just a warm-and-fuzzy feeling. Love is active. God loved us and did something about it. If we say we love God, we should be doing something about it. Our love for God includes obey. This handy foldable helps us…
I went to the local park which has been partially flooded. It could have been quite depressing- but the daffodils had other ideas. Surviving the gales, the downpours and floods, their beautiful golden crown-and-trumpets resolutely proclaimed hope. So a simple thought for today: every time you see daffodils, remember Paul’s instruction to the early Christians: … More Hope on a stick – Love, See, Pray
Always exciting, getting a parcel! And even more exciting when it’s a loads of brand-new books. Mmmn, that new-book smell! (Sadly, probably solvents that melt your brain.) Get your sticky mitts on one today in paperback or Kindle and rememebr that there’s a free book up for grabs if you buy a copy and send … More New Books! Plus ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ Drama Script