Saints and Sinners – Saturday 31st October

Martin Luther, reformer, 1546 Psalm 147.7-11(New King James Version) Sing to the Lord with thanksgiving;   sing praises on the harp to our God, who covers the heavens with clouds,   who prepares rain for the earth,   who makes grass to grow on the mountains. He gives to the beast its food,   and to the young ravens that cry. He does … More Saints and Sinners – Saturday 31st October

Saints and Sinners – Sunday 25th October

Crispin and Crispinian,Martyrs at Rome, c.287  Psalm 119.137-152(New Revised Standard Version) You are righteous, O Lord,   and your judgements are right.You have appointed your decrees in righteousness   and in all faithfulness.My zeal consumes me   because my foes forget your words.Your promise is well tried,   and your servant loves it.I am small and despised,   yet I do not forget your precepts.Your righteousness … More Saints and Sinners – Sunday 25th October

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