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Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for July 2021.
Looking at God (all articles) for July 2021Olympic Gold From the Vicar The Good Samaritan HYMN: The story behind ‘Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken’ Reflected Faith Series: The Spaces Between Time for a change What’s your next step? Don’t stop too soon Following ** Editor: Canon Paul Hardingham considers the need for encouragement. Olympic Gold This month should see the start... (2816 words)
Olympic GoldThis month should see the start of the Tokyo Olympics, having been postponed from last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. A number of New Testament letters refer to Olympic sport including Hebrews: ‘Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin... (297 words)
From the VicarThis month should see the start of the Tokyo Olympics, having been postponed from last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. A number of New Testament letters refer to Olympic sport including Hebrews: ‘Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin... (297 words)
The Good SamaritanThis month we are looking at the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). This familiar story tells of a man who is mugged on the road between Jerusalem and Jericho and rescued by a Samaritan. Jesus tells it in response to a lawyer’s question, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” When Jesus... (299 words)
HYMN: The story behind ‘Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken’Glorious things of thee are spoken, Zion, city of our God; He whose word cannot be broken Formed thee for His own abode. On the rock of ages founded, What can shake thy sure repose? With salvation’s walls surrounded, Thou may’st smile at all thy foes. See, the streams of living waters, Springing from... (441 words)
Reflected Faith Series: the spaces betweenMost of us have been in situations where we are not in control, and we don’t know how to feel or how to react to our situation. We need help. The most valuable gift you can have at those times – is time itself. Time to be ‘listened to’. Really listened to. But it is... (380 words)
Time for a changeI have had my walking boots for a few years now, and they have been faithful companions. We have walked many miles together during that time, on my daily walks as well as on holiday. They are partly responsible for my physical recovery after Covid-19, so they have a place in my heart. They fit... (286 words)
What’s your next step?Does this month spell the end of school, college, or even a job, for you? Then congratulations are in order: you have completed a significant step! Now it’s time to decide your next step. The dictionary defines ‘step’ as a physical movement that advances you in a desired direction. You ‘step’ forward in order to... (300 words)
Don’t stop too soonThe story is told of a college graduation where there were a large number of graduates waiting to receive their degrees. Speed was of the essence, and so as the Chancellor presented their diplomas, he simply smiled each time and whispered: “Congratulations, keep moving.” It’s actually good advice for all of life, and for your... (144 words)
FollowingA young mother writes: It is always busy in our home, as we have four young children running about. But one particular Sunday afternoon James, my four-year-old kept following me about very closely. He was on my heels every time I turned around, and after nearly falling over him several times, I lost patience. ‘Whatever... (137 words)
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