Daily email Number 206 – from the Vicar

November 26th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

Good morning everybody.  Our passage from the Bible today is Exodus Chapter 18.  It is a different but I think a really interesting chapter.We see something of the family life of Moses, and in particular his relationship with Jethro, his father-in-law, who is … Continue reading

Daily email Number 205 – from the Vicar

November 25th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

Our reading today is Exodus Chapter 17, two separate stories but interesting they are right next to each other.So firstly we have yet another episode of grumbling (vs.1-7).  We’ve had the bitter water which was turned sweet, then the lack of food … Continue reading

Daily email Number 204 – from the Vicar

November 23rd, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

A slightly longer passage today to read or listen to, Exodus Chapter 16, but it is difficult to split it up, without losing the flow.I hope the story is straightforward, but a few notes to lead you through.– One of the … Continue reading

Daily email Number 203 – from the Vicar

November 21st, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

Good morning, it’s Saturday and the weekend.Just a short passage today, Exodus Chapter 5 verses 22-27, but a sign of things to come.The Israelites under Moses begin their journey to the Promised Land, but as they travel through the desert there is a … Continue reading

Daily email number 102 – from the Vicar

November 20th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

Our Bible passage today is Exodus Chapter 15 verses 1 to 21.Here is a hymn or song, I think the first one we have recorded in the Scriptures, as God’s people celebrate their escape from Egypt and the victory over their enemy.  … Continue reading

Daily email Number 201 – from the Vicar

November 19th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

We continue with the story of the escape from Egypt by reading Exodus Chapter 14 verses 15 to 31, a story that is retold all the way through Scripture.I hope we can see that it is the Lord who is in … Continue reading

Daily email Number 200 – from the Vicar

November 18th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

It’s Wednesday and I’m back, and today’s email is officially number 200, though there have been other ones since the start of the original lockdown as well.In view of this landmark, this is a good chapter to look at, Exodus Chapter 14 verses … Continue reading

Daily email Number 199 – from the Vicar

November 16th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

Dear All,Welcome to Monday, for some the start of a new working week.Our Bible passage today is Exodus Chapter 13.Another pause in the action in the story as we read about the Lord giving instructions to Moses about another festival that … Continue reading

Daily email Number 198 – from the Vicar

November 14th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

Our passage from the Bible today is Exodus Chapter 12 verses 29 to 51, which just includes a couple of verses from our previous reading.So after the horrendous judgement of the Lord with the killing of the first-born (vs.29-30), Pharaoh FINALLY … Continue reading

Daily email Number 197 – from the Vicar

November 13th, 2020 by COTH Editor Categories: Uncategorized No Responses

I believe that yesterday’s passage was so important that it is worth reading it again today, Exodus Chapter 12 verses 1 to 30.You can tell that this was a landmark moment, because the religious calendar for God’s people was set or started from … Continue reading