Found 9 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for February 2021.
Looking at God (all articles) for February 2021How to Handle Temptation From the Vicar Love Is… Describe what love is Do your days rush by at a hectic pace? It is not enough to love – you need to be loved It’s all in the spelling… Have you done something which haunts you? ** Editor: Canon Paul Hardingham considers the temptations of... (2055 words)
How to handle temptation“I can resist everything but temptation” (Oscar Wilde). During Lent we remember Jesus’ experience in the wilderness (Matthew 4:1-11), when ‘He was led by the Spirit.. to be tempted by the devil.’ (1). Temptation is a test of obedience, whether we do things our way or God’s way. After 40 days of fasting Jesus was... (294 words)
From the Vicar‘I can resist everything but temptation’ (Oscar Wilde). During Lent we remember Jesus’ experience in the wilderness (Matthew 4:1-11), when ‘He was led by the Spirit.. to be tempted by the devil.’ (1). Temptation is a test of obedience, whether we do things our way or God’s way. After 40 days of fasting Jesus was... (265 words)
Love Is…As we mark Valentines’ Day this month, it’s good to ask the question: what does real love look like? The Apostle Paul says: ‘Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonour others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,... (294 words)
Describe what love isJ R Miller (1840-1912) was considered by many to be the most gifted devotional writer of his generation. His book ‘In Green Pastures’ was much loved. Here is J R Miller’s paraphrase of the famous ‘love’ passage in 1 Corinthians 13: Love thinks no evil. It does not suspect unkindness in kindly deeds. It does... (203 words)
Do your days rush by at a hectic pace?Have you ever stopped to think that your mobile phone and emails have not given you more time? Just more things to do in the same amount of time. We leave our messages in one place while we take our bodies elsewhere. Instead of doing one thing after another, we shoot out a variety of... (344 words)
It is not enough to love – you need to be lovedSometimes we can be inclined to give and give and give to others – without asking anything in return. We may think that this is a sign of generosity – of great strength. But it can also be one of pride – we want to be seen as the one who does not need help.... (177 words)
It’s all in the spelling…G – God R – Ran A – Alongside C – Carrying E – Everything (15 words)
Have you done something which haunts you?Do you ever worry that your past failings mean that God will not accept you now? Some of us have done many things which we regret, things that have caused us, or others, great pain. We’ve given our children short shrift, we’ve betrayed our marriage partners, we’ve been dishonest at work, we’ve been ruthlessly greedy... (250 words)
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