Signpost for 25 February, 2018, 2nd Sunday in Lent: Gen 17:1-7, 15-16; Ps 22:23-31; Rom 4:13-25; Mark 8: 31-38.
We sometimes speak of the new relationship that we have with God through Jesus as the New Covenant. 491 more words
The God Who Sees
Genesis 16:9-13 The Angel of the LORD said to , “Return to your mistress, and submit yourself under her hand.” Then the Angel of the LORD said to her, “I will multiply your descendants exceedingly, so that they shall not be counted for multitude.”….Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me?” 489 more words
Frances writes on next Sunday’s Readings :- Last week we began Lent with Readings designed not to tell us off and sort us out, but to remind us who precisely is in control of events – God; and we saw how the Jesus of Mark is at one with the creation he made, and redeems as he undergoes temptation in the wilderness. 1,033 more words
An impossible child.
Sarah and Abraham receive wonderful news from God in today’s reading from Genesis. Though they have no children, and Sarah is long past child-bearing age (and Abraham is long past child-rearing age), God promises them that they will become parents to a multitude of nations. 523 more words