Lansdowne EF Church Prayer Meeting – 21 July 2020 – Zechariah 4

This message is a follow on from last Sunday’s message on Ezra 3, although it is a Bible study rather than a full sermon. Last Sunday, our church returned to having services, although it was extremely different to normal. We had two small congregations, the service lasted just an hour, there was no singing, people … More Lansdowne EF Church Prayer Meeting – 21 July 2020 – Zechariah 4

Daily Devotional for 21 July 2020 – Mark 10v13-16

This morning, I led part of a prayer meeting where we prayed for politicians and the needs of the nation.  The section I led was about prayer for children in this country.   For the prayer time, I read, and briefly reflected, on Mark 10:13-16. Today’s devotion is based on my reflections on this passage, plus … More Daily Devotional for 21 July 2020 – Mark 10v13-16

Daily devotional for 20 July 2020 – 1 Corinthians 15v45-49

1 Corinthians 15:45-49 So far, we have seen that we are made personally by the Lord in His image, which is glorious, but we are also dust, which is humbling.   We have damaged that image through our sin, but God has justified every believer, made us alive together with Christ and is preparing us for … More Daily devotional for 20 July 2020 – 1 Corinthians 15v45-49

Ezra 3 – Firm foundations and mixed feelings (17 July 2020)

Today our church held its first services for four months. Instead of one, we had two. They were short, limited, with few people (as many members are waiting to see how we manage services safely to limit the risk of spreading Covid-19). We were unable to sing, I had to preach a shorter sermon so … More Ezra 3 – Firm foundations and mixed feelings (17 July 2020)

Daily Devotional for 19 July 2020 – Psalm 102v25-28

Psalm 102:25-28 This year, we have seen more change and uncertainty than any other year. Covid-19 has changed everything, health, work, schools, shopping, home life, hobbies, friendships, travel, and even the life of the church.  Church services stopped, churches services are now allowed again, but they have changed. Some things seem to go on and … More Daily Devotional for 19 July 2020 – Psalm 102v25-28

Daily Devotional for 18 July 2020 – Romans 8v18

Romans 8:18 We are uniquely and personally created by the Lord God Almighty (Genesis 2:7) but we are also those who sin, who fall short of His glory (Romans 3:23).  Yet, all who believe are saved, justified (made righteous) by His grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus (Romans 3:24). … More Daily Devotional for 18 July 2020 – Romans 8v18

Daily Devotional for 16 July 2020 – Psalm 139v13-14

Psalm 139:13-14 Maybe you remember your mum, or aunt, or grandmother, knitting or sewing, taking care over each stitch to make a perfect garment. That is the picture of these verses. God, in His sovereign care over our lives, “formed” us and “knitted” us together in our mother’s wombs (v13). Yes, He used the natural … More Daily Devotional for 16 July 2020 – Psalm 139v13-14