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Found 9 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for June 2022.
Looking at God (all articles) for June 2022The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee From the Vicar What kind of Queen? ‘Little Silver’ Christian Basics No 6: What Does the Holy Spirit Do? (Pt 1) Reflected Faith Series: The Meaning of Colours Pt 2 Father’s Day The U in JesUs ** Editor: Canon Paul Hardingham praises an outstanding monarch. The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee This month... (2617 words)
The Queen’s Platinum JubileeThis month we celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. She is the longest reigning monarch in British history. Up until recently she attended church every week and still did a full week’s work at the age of 96! It is her commitment to serving God and the nation which stands out in her life. Even before... (312 words)
From the VicarAs a nation, in April we celebrated the Queen’s 96th birthday. She is the longest reigning monarch in British history (70 years compared with Victoria’s 63 years). Up until recently she attended church every week and did a full week’s work! It is her commitment to serving God and the nation which stands out in... (281 words)
What kind of Queen?Traditional images of monarchy portray power, status, and superiority over other people. In biblical times, monarchs were to be feared. When teaching His disciples about leadership, Jesus said, “The kings of the Gentiles (pagans) lord it over them; and those in authority over them are called benefactors.” A benefactor was a conspicuously generous person who acted in... (357 words)
‘Little Silver’If you have ever had chemotherapy, or a heart pacemaker installed, you will be particularly grateful for the properties of platinum. Platinum compounds disrupt the multiplication of cancerous cells, and the properties of platinum itself (its resistance to corrosion and tarnishing) make it particularly suitable for electrical contacts in pacemakers. But platinum has other properties... (317 words)
Christian Basics No 6: What Does the Holy Spirit Do? (Pt 1)As we celebrate Pentecost this month, it’s appropriate to ask the question: what does the Holy Spirit do in our lives? Everybody who has committed their life to Christ possesses the Holy Spirit, ‘if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.’ (Romans 8:9). It is the Spirit who... (287 words)
Reflected Faith Series: The Meaning of Colours Pt 2Last month we looked at the changing of colours in the church’s vestments and altar cloths during March, April and May this year. This month of June sees them changing again, but this time for around 20 weeks. We start the month still in the season of Easter; strictly speaking, in the time after the... (342 words)
Father’s DayFans of the popular Star Wars films were surprised when Darth Vader said to Luke Skywalker “I am your father.” This unexpected disclosure paved the way for future surprises in the episodes that followed. Many times, Jesus surprised His hearers with parables that had unexpected twists and turns. No doubt He astonished the disciples when... (376 words)
The U in JesUsBefore U were thought of or time had begun, God even stuck U in the name of His Son. And each time U pray, you’ll see it’s true You can’t spell out JesUs and not include U You’re a pretty big part of His wonderful name, For U, He was born; that’s why He came.... (186 words)
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