OT in 7 Sentences – Exodus

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Bible reading: Exodus 20:1-21 (NIVUK) The Ten Commandments 20 And God spoke all these words: 2 ‘I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. 3 ‘You shall have no other gods before me. 4 ‘You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or […]

OT in 7 Sentences – Abraham

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Bible reading: Genesis 12:1-9 (NIVUK) The call of Abram 12 The Lord had said to Abram, ‘Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you. 2 ‘I will make you into a great nation,     and I will bless you; I will make your name great,     and you will be a blessing. […]

OT in 7 sentences – Creation

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Bible reading: Genesis 1 The beginning 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. 3 And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. 4 God saw that the light […]

God interrupts

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Bible reading: Acts 3:1-10 (NIVUK) Peter heals a lame beggar 3 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer – at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg […]

Pentecost

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Bible reading: Acts 2:1-21 (NIVUK) The Holy Spirit comes at Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated […]

All age celebration

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Bible reading: Psalm 100 (NIVUK) A psalm. For giving grateful praise. 1 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. 2     Worship the Lord with gladness;     come before him with joyful songs. 3 Know that the Lord is God.     It is he who made us, and we are his;     we are his people, the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his gates with […]

Prison ministry

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Bible reading: Romans 8:31-39 (NIVUK) More than conquerors 31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all – how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? 33 Who […]

Circuit Riders Mission Sunday

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Bible reading: Acts 8:26-40 (NIVUK) Philip and the Ethiopian 26 Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, ‘Go south to the road – the desert road – that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.’ 27 So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge of all the treasury of […]

Rhythm of life – silence

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Bible readings: (NIVUK) Psalm 8 For the director of music. According to gittith. A psalm of David. 1 Lord, our Lord,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory     in the heavens. 2 Through the praise of children and infants     you have established a stronghold against your enemies,     to silence the foe and […]

Resurrection life (Confident disciples)

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Bible readings: (NIVUK) Luke 24:36-48 Jesus appears to the disciples 36 While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’ 37 They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost. 38 He said to them, ‘Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds? 39 Look at my […]