Encountering God in the Wilderness – Sunday 4th April 2021

The Hope of the Resurrected Lord Matthew 28.1-10 (NRSV) After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and … More Encountering God in the Wilderness – Sunday 4th April 2021

Encountering God in the Wilderness – Wednesday 31st March 2021

When you Grow Weary or Lose Heart Hebrews 12.1-3 (NIV) “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer … More Encountering God in the Wilderness – Wednesday 31st March 2021

Encountering God in the Wilderness – Sunday 28th March 2021

Blessed is He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord John 12.12-16 (NRSV) The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So, they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna!Blessed is the one who comes in the … More Encountering God in the Wilderness – Sunday 28th March 2021

Encountering God in the Wilderness – Wednesday 24th March 2021

Being Isolated by Sin John 8.31-42 (NRSV) Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” They answered him, “We are descendants of Abraham and have never been slaves … More Encountering God in the Wilderness – Wednesday 24th March 2021

Encountering God in the Wilderness – Sunday 21st March 2021

Separation from God by Sin Romans 5.12-end  (NRSV) Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way, death came to all people, because all sinned To be sure, sin was in the world before the law was given, but sin is not charged against anyone’s account where … More Encountering God in the Wilderness – Sunday 21st March 2021

Encountering God in the Wilderness – Wednesday 17th March 2021

Persevering Under Trials James 1.12-15  (NIV & Message) Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does … More Encountering God in the Wilderness – Wednesday 17th March 2021