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Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for October 2021.
Looking at God (all articles) for October 2021St Luke – the doctor who brought good news From the Vicar The Friend at Midnight Reflected Faith Series: Sacred Things Bible Sunday – 24th October How to read the Bible How should we read the Bible? Like a pumpkin Harvest time for YOU Sorry, Lord, I just couldn’t make it ** Editor: Canon Paul... (2869 words)
St Luke – the doctor who brought good newsThis month we remember St Luke (18th October), the author of the third gospel and the Book of Acts. Throughout his writing Luke makes clear that the good news of salvation is available to all people regardless of their gender, social position, or nationality. It is believed that Luke was a doctor, and he certainly... (302 words)
From the VicarThis month we remember St Luke (18th October), the author of the third Gospel and Book of Acts. Throughout his writing Luke makes clear that the good news of salvation is available to all people regardless of their gender, social position or nationality. It is believed that Luke was a doctor, so he sees the... (298 words)
The Friend at MidnightThis month we are looking at the Parable of the Friend at Midnight (Luke 11:5-8). It is found in a passage where Jesus is teaching His disciples to pray. Pray Shamelessly: The parable concerns a man coming to his friend at midnight and asking ‘Friend, lend me three loaves, for a friend of mine... (297 words)
Reflected Faith Series: Sacred ThingsLast month we thought about the bread we share at the Communion table. But what about any bread that is left over – regardless of the type of bread or wafer used? During the service the bread and the wine are ‘consecrated’. That is, they are set aside for a specific purpose, in this case to... (372 words)
Bible Sunday – 24th OctoberThis special Sunday in the church’s calendar is an opportunity to stop and consider the enormous blessing that the Bible has brought to people down the centuries. Without it, we would know nothing about God our Father, Jesus Christ, or the Holy Spirit. It is God-breathed – full of His love and guidance to us. ... (94 words)
How should we read the Bible?There are three things to bear in mind when you pick up your Bible: First, approach it expectantly. The Bible is not just another book – it is the Word of God, given to us by God to help us and instruct us. The Psalmist declared, ‘Your Word is a lamp to my feet and... (214 words)
Like a pumpkinA lady had recently become a Christian and been baptised. Curious, one of her colleagues at work asked her what it was like to be a Christian. The lady was caught off guard and didn’t know how to answer. Then she saw the office ‘jack-o’-lantern’ on a nearby desk and blurted: “Well, it’s like being... (185 words)
Harvest time for YOUSometimes a law of nature is very similar to a law of the spirit. Take the whole business of harvest, or ‘sowing and reaping’. The Bible tells us: “A farmer who plants just a few seeds will get only a small crop, but if he plants much, he will reap much.” (2 Cor 9:6) The... (165 words)
Sorry, Lord, I just couldn’t make itThe bells ring out on Sunday morn, O did you hear their call? They call the faithful ones to prayer To Church they summon all. But Lord, I cannot come today, I live a busy life, Still, when there’s something special on I’ll try and send the wife. It poured with rain last Sunday An... (208 words)
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