Found 8 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for June 2019.
Looking at God (all articles) for June 2019God among the ruins When the Spirit Came What’s so important about the Trinity? From the Vicar The Beatitudes: ‘Blessed are the meek’ Holidays can be ‘holy days’ Resilience and faith in God ** Editor: Tony Horsfall considers the fire at Notre Dame God among the ruins The tragic fire at Note Dame Cathedral shocked... (2340 words)
God among the ruins of Notre DameThe tragic fire at Note Dame Cathedral shocked the whole world. Seeing such a magnificent building engulfed in flames saddened all who saw the devastation unfold. It was a monumental blow to the nation of France. It will take years to rebuild this famous place of worship. One striking image from the fire showed the... (288 words)
When the Spirit CameFor Christmas we have the build-up of Advent, and Easter Day is preceded by Holy Week. But when it comes to Whit Sunday, it just suddenly arrives. Yet Pentecost is all about the birth of the Christian church and the coming of the Holy Spirit. Surely, that is something to get excited about! For forty... (383 words)
What’s so important about the Trinity?‘We worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity; neither confounding the Persons, nor dividing the Essence.’ (Athanasian Creed). On Trinity Sunday we will celebrate God as one God in three Persons. This understanding is based on how we see God at work in the world. We trust in a God who is: ‘God... (295 words)
From the Vicar‘We worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity; neither confounding the Persons, nor dividing the Essence.’ (Athanasian Creed). On Trinity Sunday we will celebrate God as one God in three Persons. This understanding is based on how we see God at work in the world. We trust in a God who is: ‘God... (266 words)
The Beatitudes: ‘Blessed are the meek’Jesus calls those who live for His kingdom to demonstrate His character: ‘Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.’ (5:5). Meekness can come over as being ‘weak or feeble’, hence ‘Gentle Jesus, meek and mild.’ However, the Greek word means being tamed: ‘Blessed are those who are tamed, under control.’ The picture... (296 words)
Holidays can be ‘holy days’No doubt you are beginning to look forward to your summer holidays. Just think about it – sun, sea and sand, time to relax and unwind, no deadlines to meet, no responsibilities to shoulder . . . ah, bliss! We are fortunate to live at a time when workers are encouraged to take time off... (285 words)
Resilience and faith in GodI have a great love for the Bible, especially the stories of men and women who lived their lives by faith. Not only did they display great trust in God, but also great resilience, often keeping going in the face of great adversity. Nehemiah is such a person. His great achievement was to take a... (289 words)
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