Category Archives: Bible Study

Psalm 23 video

We were staying in Yorkshire this weekend. It is very beautiful and on a walk through fields of sheep I pondered the words of Psalm 23. I was reminded of Jesus’ care for us, and how he might use his staff to … Continue reading

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Praying with Proverbs 31

I’ve always been attracted to the words of Proverbs 31. I find them beautiful, and holy. That’s not to say I haven’t also found them something of a test, something against which I will always be found wanting. I have … Continue reading

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A Stormy Night: Mark 4: 35-41

It was stormy here on Friday night. As I put my children to bed we listened to the wind outside, and thought about another stormy night, on the Sea of Galilee. When I came downstairs the wind was still blowing, so … Continue reading

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Book Review: Discovering Delight: 31 Meditations on Loving God’s Law

I’m just stepping away from my Advent Reflections for a moment today, to share a book review. I requested a free copy of this book from Cross Focussed Reviews in exchange for an independent review. It’s a really interesting book, and would … Continue reading

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Advent Reflections: Praying with Isaiah

In December I’m posting several Advent Reflections: some quotes, some images, some meditations. It’s not a series so feel free to dip in and out as and when you have a moment or are looking for new inspiration. Praying with … Continue reading

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Preparing for Advent: planning a holy Advent

Following our prayer time earlier this week I wanted to spend one more of these Advent preparation slots thinking about Advent itself.  Next week I promise we will start the Christmas preparation! Today let’s prayerfully plan how we will spend … Continue reading

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Sunday School Mark 5:21-43

We’re in the midst of a series about Jesus’ healing miracles. We began by recapping the previous stories and discussing how Jesus had healed e.g. by his words, his touch etc.  I asked the children, aged 4 to 7, to think of … Continue reading

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Meditation on wholeheartedness

Wholehearted: this is the word I most want to be.  I’m not sure I chose it as my “word” for 2014, but it is the word that has evolved as my focus. I highlighted this quote in Micha Boyett’s book … Continue reading

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John 3:16 reflection

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.“ I have been meditating on this well known, best loved verse for some reflections I am … Continue reading

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Memory verses made simple

As I started learning the first memory verse from the new Love God Greatly Bible study this week I thought I’d share my best tip for learning scripture. But first, a word about this 8-week Study of the Book of Esther. Love … Continue reading

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