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Tuesday 8 November

Titus 2:1-8,11-14; Ps 37; Luke 17:7-10 Ambition The message from scripture today is that we should only be ambitious to do good without reward. Paul continues his description of a good leader, but the punch line is ‘we must be self-restrained and live good and religious lives here in this present world, while we are […]

The enigma of Judas

“One of you is going to betray me…” To many of us, one of the greatest enigmas in the New Testament is the betrayal of Jesus by Judas. Named as one of the original 12 apostles Jesus chose, Judas would have been close to him for perhaps as long as three years. How could he […]

Wednesday 19 February

James 1:19-27; Ps 15; Mark 8:22-26 Growth Jesus took the blind man aside and healed him in stages. That was unique, as all his other miracles were instantaneous. William Barclay wrote that a sudden conversion is a gracious possibility, but every day we must be re-converted. With all God’s grace and glory before him, a […]