Thoughts 6th – 12th May

Thought for the Week John Ch 1 verse 5       ‘The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it’. This is one of the most well-known verses in the whole of John’s Gospel.  It expresses a simple fact that if you bring light into darkness then the light is visible, no matter how … Read more

Thoughts 22nd – 28th April

Thursday 22nd Mark Ch 4 verse 41    They were terrified and asked each other, “Who is this? Even the wind and the waves obey him!” This same question was asked by the inhabitants of Jerusalem as Jesus rode into the city on what we remember as Palm Sunday [Matthew 21 v 10].  It is a … Read more

Thoughts 15th – 21st April

Thursday 15th Isaiah Ch 52 verse 7    ‘How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!’’ Today, I want to thank God for each of you – we are all made in God’s … Read more

Thoughts 8th – 14th April

Thursday 8th Luke Ch 24 verse 8    Then they remembered his words. These words referring to the women who went to the tomb to anoint Jesus, came after they had arrived at the tomb and encountered two men who told them that Jesus had risen.  In fact, they just reminded the women of what he … Read more

Thoughts 1st – 7th April

Thursday 1st Colossians Ch 1 verse 5    ‘the faith and love that spring from the hope that is stored up for you in heaven…’ Paul here at the start of his letter to the Colossians, is giving thanks for them as he prays for them.  He is especially thankful for their faith in Christ and … Read more

Thoughts 25th – 31st March

Thursday 25th John Ch 12 verse 1    ‘Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead.’ There is so much to notice in this account of Jesus returning to Martha, Mary and Lazarus.  There must have been gratitude and thankfulness in their hearts towards Jesus … Read more

Thoughts 18th – 24th March

Dear All Well after 52 weeks we have finally completed a full year of ‘Thoughts for the Day’. Not something I envisaged 52 weeks ago. Thank you to Charles, Mike, Beth & Jose who have contributed on various occasions throughout the year.   Every Blessing John Thought for the Day, Commencing March 18th  2021   … Read more

Thoughts 11th – 17th March

Thursday 11th Matthew Ch 7 verse 21     Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. There are a number of places in the Bible where the distinction is made between saying and doing. … Read more

Thoughts 4th – 10th March

Thursday 4th Psalm 50 verse 15    ‘…call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honour me.’ As this Psalm encourages us to do in the previous verse, let us be thankful – and today for the incredible advances made with so many being vaccinated.  Throughout this period of … Read more