Saints and Sinners – Saturday 24th October

Rosa Parks, civil rights activist, 2005 1 Corinthians 12.4-11(New Revised Standard Version) Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit;and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord;and there are varieties of activities,but it is the same God who activates all of them in everyone. To each is given the manifestation of … More Saints and Sinners – Saturday 24th October

Saints and Sinners – Friday 23rd October

James the Just, Bishop of Jerusalem and Brother of Jesus Acts 15.12-21(New International Version) The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the signs and wonders God had done among the Gentiles through them. When they finished, James spoke up. “Brothers,” he said, “listen to me. Simon has described … More Saints and Sinners – Friday 23rd October

Saints and Sinners – Wednesday 21st October

Florence Nightingale, nurseand social reformer, 1910 Philippians 2.1-13(New Revised Standard Version) If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish … More Saints and Sinners – Wednesday 21st October

Saints and Sinners – Monday 19th October

Henry Martyn, translatorand missionary, 1812 Philippians 1.1-11(New Revised Standard Version) Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying … More Saints and Sinners – Monday 19th October

Saints and Sinners – Sunday 18th October

St Luke the evangelist Isaiah 55.1-5(New Revised Standard Version) Ho, everyone who thirsts,   come to the waters;and you that have no money,   come, buy and eat!Come, buy wine and milk   without money and without price.Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,   and your labour for that which does not satisfy?Listen carefully to me, and … More Saints and Sinners – Sunday 18th October