Monthly Archives: March 2021

Daily email Number 281 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage to day is¬†Luke Chapter 23 verses 27 to 31, ‘The daughters of Jerusalem’.On His way to the cross there are some who are there to mock Jesus, but others, including these women, who were there to sympathise … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 280 – from the Vicar

A very short Bible passage today, 1 verse(!), Luke Chapter 23 verse 26, ‘The man from the country’.Here we read of Simon of Cyrene (in what is now modern-day Libya) seemingly being in the wrong place at the wrong time, and … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 279 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Monday as we continue through Holy Week.Our passage today is Luke Chapter 23 verses 6 to 12, ‘The foxlike king’, a reference to a previous word Jesus used about Herod in Luke Ch.13 v.32.This Herod is Herod Antipas, the one … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 278 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is Luke Chapter 23 verses 1-5 and 13 to 25, ‘The trapped politician’, referring to Pontius Pilate.Pontius Pilate is the Roman Governor, and in theory and probably in practice is a very powerful man, but in this instance he is … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 277 – from the Vicar

Dear All,Our Bible passage today is Luke Chapter 22 verses 66-71, ‘The Sanhedrin’.As the investigation about Jesus continues after His arrest, He is now in front of the Sanhedrin, the Council made up of both Pharisees and Sadducees.They ask Him whether … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 276 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage is Luke Chapter 22 verses 47-53 and 63-65, ‘The temple soldiers’.Jesus is arrested in the garden, but as our writer points out this isn’t just Jesus’ betrayer and enemies doing their worst, but there is a yet more powerful and sinister … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 275 – from the Vicar

Our passage today is Luke Chapter 22 verses 39 to 46, ‘The angel from heaven’.In his devotional Sinclair Ferguson wonders why the Lord Jesus faced death in such an agonising way when many Christians have done it with quiet submission.  He concludes … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 274 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is Luke Chapter 22 verses 31 to 38, ‘The self-deceiving apostle’.A poignant passage today as Simon Peter makes his stand for Jesus saying that he is ready to go with Jesus all the way, and yet we know … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 273 from the Vicar

Our Bible reading today is Luke Chapter 22 verses 7 to 23, ‘The Man with the jar’, although it is really about Jesus’ final Passover meal, what it meant to Him then, and what it signifies to us now.Sinclair Ferguson, our … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 272 – from the Vicar

Our reading today is Luke Chapter 22 verses 1 to 6, ‘The Betrayer’.Here is a most poignant lesson to all as we read about Judas Iscariot and how he agrees to betray Jesus.Sinclair Ferguson in his devotional traces through the privileges that Judas … Continue reading

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