Found 9 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for September 2021.
Looking at God (all articles) for September 2021Climate Sunday is this month From the Vicar The Parable of the Sower Let Jesus Christ find you Reflected Faith Series: the Bread we eat Thanking God for our blessings Why Christians need to rethink defence and security issues Becoming new ** Editor: Canon Paul Hardingham considers an urgent problem. Climate Sunday is this month... (2914 words)
Climate Sunday is this monthSunday 5th September is being designated Climate Sunday, ahead of the UN’s climate change conference, COP26, in Glasgow during November. How should we approach the challenge of climate change? We have damaged God’s creation: God delights in His creation: ‘God saw all that He had made, and it was very good.’(Genesis 1:31). However, we have... (299 words)
From the VicarSunday 5th September is being designated Climate Sunday, ahead of the UN’s climate change conference, COP26, in Glasgow during November. How should we approach the challenge of climate change? We have damaged God’s creation: God delights in His creation: ‘God saw all that He had made, and it was very good.’(Genesis 1:31). However, we have... (299 words)
The Parable of the SowerThis month we are looking at the Parable of the Sower (Mark 4:1-20). It’s the story of a farmer who sowed his seed in different type of soils. These represent the different responses of the heart to God’s Word (v15-20): 1) The hard heart: ‘like seed along the path…as soon as they hear it, Satan... (295 words)
Let Jesus Christ find youJesus said, ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again... (377 words)
Reflected Faith Series: the Bread we eatThe majority of Sunday morning service in churches throughout the world are based on the Last Supper of Jesus. At the Passover meal, on the night before His death, Jesus took bread, gave thanks, broke it and gave it to His disciples saying, “This is My body given for you;” (Luke 22:19a). He also took... (331 words)
Thanking God for our blessingsOur winter barley ripened quickly this year, and soon the combine harvesters were rolling here on the Northumberland / Scottish Border. As the first trailer load of grain came into the shed, I ran my hands through the golden grains, offering a short prayer of thankfulness as I savoured the smell of fresh cut barley.... (354 words)
Why Christians need to rethink defence and security issuesThe world is changing. It’s on an accelerated path towards some worrying possibilities. Ten years ago, our focus was primarily on combatting extremist terrorists. But for many in defence and foreign policy circles, our assumption was that the world was becoming more peaceful, conflicts less deadly, arms control more effective, and a major war between... (389 words)
Becoming newWhen a caterpillar changes into a butterfly, it’s hard to believe it’s the same creature. But at both stages of its life, it has a body that is perfectly suited to living in a particular environment. This insect can help us understand the afterlife and the significance of the resurrected Jesus. Paul, on his journeys,... (267 words)
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