What is Zechariah about then?

Zechariah 9:9-12 (NIV) 9 Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion!     Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you,     righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey,     on a colt, the foal of a donkey. 10 I will take away the chariots from Ephraim     and the warhorses from Jerusalem,     and the battle bow will be broken. He will […]

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What is the Church?

1 Peter 2:1-10 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slanderof every kind. Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. As you come to him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by Godand […]

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Luke 24:13-35 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them; 16 but they were kept from recognizing him. 17 He […]

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Jochebed: A Mum on a Mission

Exodus 2:1-10 About this time, a man and woman from the tribe of Levi got married. The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She saw that he was a special baby and kept him hidden for three months. But when she could no longer hide him, she got a basket made of papyrus reeds […]

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John 4:5-42 So he came to a Samaritan city called Sychar, near the plot of ground that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired out by his journey, was sitting by the well. It was about noon. A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, […]

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What is a Christian?

John 3:1-17 (NRSV) Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God; for no one can do these signs that you do apart from the presence of God.” Jesus answered him, “Very truly, […]

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Ash Wednesday 2017

Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the Lord is coming, it is near— Yet even now, says the Lord, return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; rend your hearts and […]

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Look to God, Build together!

1 Corinthians 3:1-11New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) And so, brothers and sisters, I could not speak to you as spiritual people, but rather as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ. I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for solid food. Even now you are still not ready, for you are […]

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Dear Friends, Over the last few weeks, we’ve travelled back in time and retold the Christmas story. If you’ve been to a Carol Service over Christmas, the probability is that you have listened to at least one reading from the beginning of the Bible, Genesis, and finished off with that very famous reading from John’s […]

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