Engaging The thing I love about this psalm is that it tells so many different things to praise the Lord – and most of them don’t have mouths! So, if Praising God is not (just) about singing, what else could it be? The sun praises God by being sunny, the rain praises God by being … More Psalm 148 – Oh no! Not another Party!
Wise men seeking Jesus The Wise Men were Seeking Jesus. They travelled a long way Guided on their journey By a beauteous star. We have no Star to follow We don’t need a Star to follow. If we desire Jesus He is close at hand In our own Holy Island. Sitting in the sunshine Looking … More Hymn Meditation – Wise men seeking Jesus
Silent night, holy night Still the night Holy the night Silent night Sacred night While the world slept Mary and Joseph were Watching over their baby, God’s baby, in a bare stable. The child, beloved and fair, sleeping in heavenly rest . (Pause) Still the night Holy the night Silent night Sacred night Special night … More Hymn Meditation – Silent night, holy night
Come, thou long-expected Jesus Every year we Celebrate your Birthday, Lord. Every year we Sing our Favourite carols, Hear familiar Scripture readings. Everywhere we look There is more joy and Happiness in those we see At work, At school, In shops, Even in long queues at The checkouts! Every year we Pray that you Will … More Hymn Meditation – Come, thou long-expected Jesus
On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry Picture John, Cousin of Jesus, Standing in the River Jordan Baptising. When suddenly John, with stomach Full of locusts And other assorted goodies Announces that the Lord is coming And will bring Glad tidings For all. John has prepared The path, The way made straight. In our heart let … More Hymn Meditation – On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry
The Angel Gabriel from heaven came What a shock! How would we feel, Suddenly confronted by an angel! How did Mary feel? It must have taken time to realise it wasn’t a dream. It may have been a bit like this: “Hi Mary” said Gabriel “You are a very favoured lady”. “You what!” said Mary … More Hymn Meditation – The Angel Gabriel from heaven came