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Daily email Number 420 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Thursday and this morning we move on to Psalm 34.The introductory words tell us that this Psalm was written at a particular point in David’s life, when he pretended to be insane.  You can find this story in 1 Samuel Chapter … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 419 from the Vicar

As we have already seen at different times, the Psalms cover a whole range of emotions; they are our hymnbook to talk or cry out to God in many different situations, good and bad.  In these troubled times for example, … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 418 – from the Vicar

Our Bible reading today is Psalm 32, one of the penitential Psalms, which along with Psalm 51 I think most clearly expresses the need to come to the Lord for forgiveness, and the blessing in one’s life when you have done so, of … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 417 – from the Vicar

Having finished our reading through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, we return to our journey through the Psalms and pick up from where we left off previously by reading today Psalm 31.My Study Bible describes it as ‘a prayer for deliverance when confronted but … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 416 – from the Vicar

We finish off our variously delayed walk through Paul’s letter to the Ephesians by reading Chapter 6 verses 19 to 24.We closed yesterday with a real emphasis from the apostle to pray, on ALL occasions with ALL kinds of prayers and requests … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 415 – from the Vicar

Just one more day on the passage we looked at yesterday, Ephesians Chapter 6 verses 10 to 18, thinking a bit more about the armour of God.I heard a story recently of an older faithful Christian in ministry who consciously each day … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 414 – from the Vicar

Our passage today is Ephesians Chapter 6 verses 10 to 18.The apostle Paul reaches the end of his letter, and encourages his readers to be strong in the Lord…, and to put on the full armour of God in this fairly … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 413 – from the Vicar

Our passage today is Ephesians Chapter 6 verses 1 to 9 and looks at 2 more relationships in the extended household of that time, children and parents, slaves and masters.  And I think that Paul’s teaching here is radical in 2 broad and similar … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 412 – from the Vicar

I want to return to yesterday’s passage once more, Ephesians Chapter 5 verses 22 to 33, because it is often misunderstood and because I felt I only scraped the surface of what could be said yesterday.I mentioned yesterday that some have … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 411 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is Ephesians Chapter 5 verses 22 to 33 and is the first of 3 describing different relationships within the extended household of that time.  This first passage has gained a certain amount of notoriety (along with Paul the writer) … Continue reading

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