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Tag Archive for ‘good’

Wednesday 19 June

2 Corinthians 9:6-11; Psalm 112; Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 God knows God knows you. God created you and formed you before you were born. God chose you and loves you. God desires you and delights in you, just as you are. God knows what is in your heart and in your prayer even before you show […]

Crossword

                  Solution for May Across: 1 Meal, 3 Ministry, 9 Rollick, 10 Tutor, 11 New Testament, 14 Tag, 16 Dante, 17 See, 18 Annunciation, 21 Atoll, 22 Tacking, 23 Transept, 24 Star.  Down: 1 Maronite, 2 Allow, 4 Irk, 5 Intemperance, 6 Tetanus, 7 Yard, 8 Mixed […]

Saturday 11 May

Acts 9:31-42; Psalm 116:12-17; John 6:60-69 Talking to God Do we sometimes feel like the disciples at Capernaum? Is it time? What is there for me? Praying seems dry. So, we pray out of duty, by rote. It can help if we have a second language, Te Reo, Spanish, Korean perhaps, to translate familiar prayers […]

Tuesday 7 May

Acts 7:51,8: 1; Psalm 31; John 6:30-35 Live in Christ It's natural to long for the things of the past. The music was great, the food tasted better. The sea and rivers were cleaner. Jesus' listeners remembered the manna from heaven and being saved by Moses — the good times of the past. However, we […]

Saturday 30 March

Hosea 5:15-6:6; Psalm 51; Luke 18:9-14. Being humble Pride can take many forms, from being conceited and judgemental to denying our own weaknesses and mistakes. An honest and balanced humility, on the other hand, involves having a realistic understanding of who we are before God. We are people who have weaknesses but are loved by […]

Friday 29 March

Hosea 14:2-10; Psalm 81; Mark 12:28-34 Listen, O Israel Jesus recites the Shema in the gospel today. He is answering a question put to him by a scribe about the first and greatest commandment and he gives the perfect answer. God is one and there is no other and we should love him with all […]

Thursday 28 March

Jeremiah 7:23-28; Psalm 95; Luke 11:14-23 For, not against Jesus is under attack today in the gospel. He is being challenged to give a sign of his authority and accused of casting out devils through the power of Beelzebul. Sometimes when people set about doing good and trying to make the lives of others better, […]

Saturday 23 March

Micah 7:14-15, 18-20; Psalm 103; Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 The Prodigal Son At some stage of our lives all of us have made some bad decisions. We have decided to go after things which weren’t really that good for us. The wise Father in the story of the Prodigal Son probably knew this as well. This […]

Friday 22 March

Genesis 37:3-4, 12-13, 17-28; Psalm 105; Matthew 21:33-43, 45-46 Good stewards The phrase ‘use it or loose it’ can pertain not just to our health, but also to our faith. If we don’t actively live our faith, it can wither and die. The evil servants tending the vineyard lost their respect for the master and […]

Wednesday 20 March

Jeremiah 18:18-20; Psalm 31; Matthew 20:17-28 A servant of all Jealousy and pride can easily creep into our lives and undermine the good intentions we have. The mother of Zebedee’s sons was wanting honour and status for them in the kingdom of heaven. But she misunderstood what this kingdom is about. It is a place […]