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'Come Together' is not really a Beatles song

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

February 22

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


Abraham, The Wholehearted

Genesis 17:1-7
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. 713 more words


God's Faithfulness to Abraham

Genesis 12:10-20

10 At that time a severe famine struck the land of Canaan, forcing Abram to go down to Egypt, where he lived as a foreigner. 778 more words

Bible Study

Really listening to God

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

Revised Common Lectionary: Faithful Followers

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


At the age of 99...

… if one is a denizen of the British Commonwealth, one might begin to expect that one may be soon on the way to receiving a message of congratulations from Buckingham Palace. 91 more words