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Rector’s Weekly Blog – Friday 25th September 2020

Dear Friends Verses from Psalm 39 1I said, ‘I will keep watch over my ways, ? so that I offend not with my tongue. 3So I held my tongue and said nothing; ? I kept silent but to no avail. 4My distress increased, my heart grew hot within me; ? while I mused, the fire...

Rector’s Weekly Blog – 18th September 2020

Dear Friends James chapter 4,verses 13 - 15 13Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town and spend a year there, doing business and making money.’ 14Yet you do not even know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a...

Rector’s Weekly Blog – 10th September 2020

Dear Friends What is truth?  John 18, verses 36 - 38 36Jesus answered, ‘My kingdom is not from this world. If my kingdom were from this world, my followers would be fighting to keep me from being handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom is not from...

Rector’s Weekly Blog 28th August 2020

Dear Friends Luke chapter 2 verses 25 - 28 25Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; this man was righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit rested on him. 26It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit...

Rector’s Weekly Blog 21st August 2020

Dear Friends Many of you kindly said you would value a weekly email.  And I relised I was missing writing them.  So this is the first!  I think they may take on a bit of a different character being weekly rather than daily, but see what you think. Mark 8:  22 - 25...

Rector’s Final Blog for the pandemic period

Dear Friends You probably won't receive this until Monday, as we issued a day last week, but I wanted to end my daily series with three more verses from John chapter 1. 14And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a...

Rector’s Blog – day 92 (Penultimate blog)

Dear Friends Hosea!   This is my penultimate email, even if it comes a day late because of problems sending them this week.  Today I want to restate for one more time, the thinking behind the direction of a lot of my emails over the last four and half months and where...

Rector’s Blog – Day 91

Dear Friends 2 Corinthians 5:  17 - 20 if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! 18All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of...

Rector’s Blog – day 90

Dear Friends Acts chapter 2 verses 17 and 18 (and see also Joel chapter 2 verses 28 and 29) this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel: 17“In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters...