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Found 9 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for September 2020.
Looking at God (all articles) for September 2020What’s in your hand? Psalm 23 – a psalm for the pandemic The Spirit of Fruitiness HYMN:The story behind … ABIDE WITH ME Don’t chase what isn’t there Feel the tug A grain of sand at a time Don’t allow the modern culture to rule your life ** Editor: Canon Paul Hardingham considers our personal... (2602 words)
What’s in your hand?September is usually the time when we get back to our normal routines after the summer break. With the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s very different this year! However, it is still a good time to consider how God can use us to make a real difference in our workplace, school, family, friends and community. He... (308 words)
Psalm 23 – a psalm for the pandemicThere are few psalms as personal and real as Psalm 23. It records David’s experience of God as his Shepherd going through dark times. In the midst of the effects of a global pandemic, this psalm speaks to the fears that can overwhelm us. He Knows Me: ‘The Lord is my shepherd…’ Just as a... (305 words)
The Spirit of FruitinessBut the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. (Galatians 5:22-25)... (434 words)
HYMN: The story behind … ABIDE WITH MEOne of the most famous hymns in the world came out of Brixham, near Torbay, Devon, in 1847. In those days it was a poor, obscure fishing village, and the vicar was the Rev Henry Francis Lyte. It was a discouraging place to be a pastor, but Henry felt that God wanted him there, and... (427 words)
Don’t chase what isn’t there‘…those who chase fantasies have no sense.’ Proverbs 12:11 Have you ever been attracted to computer gaming? For many people it has become addictive; and they spend so much time in their fantasy world that their own avatar and those of their fellow players have come to seem more real to them than their own... (215 words)
Feel the tugHave you ever wondered how you can be certain about who and what God really is? One Christian put it this way: “I’m reminded of the story of the little boy who was out flying a kite. The wind was brisk and large billowing clouds were blowing across the sky. The kite went up and... (208 words)
A grain of sand at a timeThis autumn, do you feel overwhelmed with all the things that you need to get done? Then think of your life as an hourglass. There are thousands of grains of sand in the top of the hourglass; and they all pass slowly and evenly through the narrow neck in the middle. We are like that... (134 words)
Don’t allow the modern culture to rule your lifeThe fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. (Psalm 111:10) “Remember,” said W.C. Fields, “a dead fish can float downstream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.” This quotation, reproduced on T-shirts and in management books, appeals to our sense of nonconformist individuality.... (338 words)
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