Saints and Sinners – Tuesday 13th October

Edward the Confessor, king, 1066 Psalm 89.1-18 I will sing of your steadfast love, O Lord, for ever;   with my mouth I will proclaim your faithfulness to all generations.I declare that your steadfast love is established for ever;   your faithfulness is as firm as the heavens. You said, ‘I have made a covenant with my chosen one,   I have sworn … More Saints and Sinners – Tuesday 13th October

Saints and Sinners – Sunday 11th October

Ethelburga, Abbess of Barking (675) Isaiah 50.4-10(New International Version) The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue,    to know the word that sustains the weary.He wakens me morning by morning,    wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed. The Sovereign Lord has opened my ears;    I have not been rebellious,    I have not turned away. I offered … More Saints and Sinners – Sunday 11th October

Saints and Sinners – Saturday 10th October

Thomas Traherne 1637- 1674 (Poet and spiritual writer) Psalm 76.1-4(New Revised Standard Version) In Judah God is known,   his name is great in Israel.His abode has been established in Salem,   his dwelling-place in Zion.There he broke the flashing arrows,   the shield, the sword, and the weapons of war.Glorious are you, more majestic   than the everlasting mountains. Reflection I’m so … More Saints and Sinners – Saturday 10th October

Saints and Sinners – Tuesday 6th October

William Tyndale(Translator and martyr, 1536) Acts 22.22.23.11(The Message) The people in the crowd had listened attentively up to this point, but now they broke loose, shouting out, “Kill him! He’s an insect! Stomp on him!” They shook their fists. They filled the air with curses. That’s when the captain intervened and ordered Paul taken into … More Saints and Sinners – Tuesday 6th October

Saints and Sinners – Monday 5th October

William and Catherine Booth (founders of the Salvation Army, 1912 and 1890) Psalm 71.15-29(New Revised Standard Version) My mouth will tell of your righteous acts,    of your deeds of salvation all day long,    though their number is past my knowledge.I will come praising the mighty deeds of the Lord God,    I will praise your righteousness, yours alone. O God, … More Saints and Sinners – Monday 5th October