Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for November 2021.
Looking at God (all articles) for November 2021Caring for Creation From the Vicar Lest We Forget Remembrance When someone you loved is dead How to tell your life story – and how to make changes to it Reflected Faith Series: The Bread We Share Should a Christian go to war? Waiting for the Future ** Editor: Canon Paul Hardingham considers the COP26... (3129 words)
Caring for CreationThis month sees the eagerly anticipated COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. As Christians, we need to hold together two key insights, if we are to engage with the challenge of climate change: The world is not ours: ‘The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it’ (Psalm 24:1). The world is not ours, but God’s!... (299 words)
From the VicarThis month sees the eagerly anticipated COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. As Christians, we need to hold together two key insights, if we are to engage with the challenge of climate change: The world is not ours: ‘The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it’ (Psalm 24:1). The world is not ours, but God’s!... (299 words)
Lest We Forget‘In Flanders’ fields the poppies blow between the crosses, row on row, that mark our place: and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly scarce heard amid the guns below.’ This is the first verse of John McCrae’s poem, first published in Punch magazine in 1915. It soon came to symbolise the sacrifice... (297 words)
RemembranceHave you seen the film ‘Saving Private Ryan’? The first 20 minutes of the film is a powerful account of war, portraying the first landing crafts arriving at the Normandy beaches on D Day. The film successfully brings to life the events of that day, as a vivid act of remembrance. From a biblical perspective,... (411 words)
When someone you loved is deadSince my wife passed away in July 2020, I have often been asked, “What are you learning from your grief journey?” Here are a few standout lessons: That grief takes longer than you think to work itself through, and it can’t be rushed. It is a journey you must take slowly. That when you lose... (290 words)
How to tell your life story – and how to make changes to itEver wondered how to tell the story of all the ways God has been at work in your life, maybe through many decades? Or have you struggled with your life story, looking to rewrite the narrative and bring a change of direction? Two British writers – one a professional communicator and journalist, the other a... (365 words)
Reflected Faith Series: The Bread We ShareLast month we thought about the bread we share at the Communion table and what we do with any that is left over. Christian beliefs and thoughts about the consecrated bread range from it being a reminder to us of the love that Jesus showed for each of us by and through His death too,... (351 words)
Should a Christian go to war?War is one of the consequences of living in a fallen world in which sinful men and women are unable to settle differences between each other by peaceful means. I believe there are just wars. World War Two, for example, came about when a tyrant sought to take over the world while at the same... (224 words)
Waiting for the Future‘The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them. … They will neither harm nor destroy on all my holy mountain, for the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the Lord as the... (319 words)
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