Thoughts 23rd – 29th July

Thursday 23rd Esther Ch 5 verses 1- 2    On the third day of the fast, Esther put on her royal robes and entered the inner court of the palace, just across from the king’s hall. The king was sitting on his royal throne facing the entrance. When he saw Queen Esther standing there in … Read more

Thoughts 16th – 22th July

Contributors: Charles, Beth, Jose and John. Thursday 16th Mark Ch 8 verse 34    if anyone would come after me, they must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. Self-denial is not a particularly popular pastime, in the western world where most things are accessible to us at the click of a … Read more

Thoughts 9th – 15th July

Thursday 9th Luke Ch 19 verses 1-10    Jesus’ encounter with Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector. Here is the account in Luke’s gospel where Jesus stopped and noticed Zacchaeus, who was described as a short man who could not see Jesus as He passed by.  Yes, this man had climbed a tree to see Him, … Read more

Thoughts 2nd – 8th July

Thursday 2nd Ezekiel Ch3 verses 4 & 7     He then said to me: “Son of man, go now to the people of Israel and speak my words to them………… But the people of Israel are not willing to listen to you because they are not willing to listen to me, for all the … Read more

Thoughts 25th Jun – 1st Jul

Thursday 25th Psalm 51. Verse 15    ‘O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.’ This may sound strange, but the other day I met with someone (at a distance of course!) and when it came to praying together I felt a bit rusty! You see on our own in isolation, … Read more