Monthly Archives: August 2021

Daily email Number 369 – from the Vicar

Our reading from the Bible today is Psalm 21.It is a Psalm of praise for victories granted to the king, and therefore theme-wise it is linked to Psalm 20 which we looked at yesterday.Verses 2 to 6 look back at past victories, … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 368 – from the Vicar

We return to the Psalms for a little while, and resume where we left off previously with Psalm 20.When I first started reading this Psalm through, having noted that the title said it was a Psalm of David, I assumed the first … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 367 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Monday and a new working week (for some!).We reach the end of our journey through the Sermon on the Mount and finish with the last 2 concluding verses, Matthew Chapter 7 verses 28-29.At the end of this long and challenging … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 366 – from the Vicar

If our passage yesterday challenged us that we shouldn’t just say the right thing, “Lord, Lord”, but also do the right thing, ‘the will of the Father who is in heaven’, then today’s passage, Matthew Chapter 7 verses 24-27 has a similar challenge.This one is about not … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 365 – from the Vicar

Our passage today, Matthew Chapter 7 verses 15 to 23 contain a warning from Jesus to His followers, as well as a surprising if not damning assessment from Him over the spiritual status of certain religious people.  Perhaps these tough words fit well … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 364 – from the Vicar

Good morning, it’s Thursday, and just a couple of verses today, Matthew Chapter 7 verses 13-14.I learnt a new phrase when I was up at Keswick attending one of the seminar streams, that the Gospel is ‘inclusively exclusive’, by which the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 363 – from the Vicar

Apologies for the lack of daily email yesterday.  I was struck down with a very bad attack of vomiting and dodgy tummy overnight Monday/Tuesday morning, and spent most of yesterday in bed sleeping and recovering.Still not 100% but a lot better … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 362 – from the Vicar

It is Monday 2nd August and I am back. I Had a very uplifting time in Keswick, and then have just “popped” down to the Isle of Wight for the weekend to attend the wedding of one of our nephews on Sue’s … Continue reading

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