Monthly Archives: April 2021

Daily email Number 304 – from the Vicar

A crisp fresh morning today as we look at Psalm 4.Here is one of those Psalms of Lament, which I have spoken about before, where David the Psalmist is praying, but the answer isn’t coming straightaway.  Note the double use of … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 303 – from the Vicar

Our Bible reading today is Psalm 3, which as it says as part of its title, is a Psalm of David.  And slightly more unusually it gives its original context, that it was written at a particular moment of his life, when … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 302 from the Vicar

We move on to Psalm 2, the 2nd of the 2 Psalms which scholars see as the introduction to the whole book.This Psalm, as several do, very much points forward to the coming of the Messiah.The context is rebellion from the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 310 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Monday, and something different, I thought we would briefly look at some Psalms together.  So let us begin at the beginning, Psalm 1! It has long been thought that Psalms 1&2 are not just the first ones numerically but … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 300 – from the Vicar

Our passage is Acts Chapter 11 verses 1 to 18, the 5th and final scene in our story of Peter and Cornelius, and the Gospel being shared for the first time with Gentiles.Back at HQ in Jerusalem people have heard what … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 299 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is a bit of a recap from yesterday, Acts Chapter 10 verses 44 to 48, thinking about what happened as Peter preached and explained the Gospel to Cornelius and his household and friends.We read (v.44) that the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 298 – from the Vicar

Our Bible reading today is Acts Chapter 10 verses 34-48.Here, Peter takes the opportunity he is given by Cornelius in his house to proclaim the story of Jesus to all who are present.He begins by saying that he has come to realise … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 297 – from the Vicar

Our story of Peter and Cornelius and the first real sharing of the Gospel with Gentiles continues with the 3rd episode, our Bible passage being Acts Chapter 10 verses 23b-33.We have seen that the Lord separately has been preparing Cornelius to … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 296 – from the Vicar

I want to continue the story of Peter and Cornelius which we began to look at on Saturday. And as I said then it is a very important story, because it is the first detailed account of the Gospel going … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 295 – from the Vicar

It has been good to spend the last 2 weeks of the daily email continuing to think about the Resurrection of the Lord Jesus, it is too big an event to restrict to just one day!!But now for something different. I … Continue reading

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