Monthly Archives: May 2021

Daily email Number 324 – from the Vicar

Our passage today from the Bible is 1 John Chapter 2 verses 12 to 17.Amidst the challenges that we have already seen about obeying the Lord’s commands, walking in the light and loving our Christian brothers and sisters, here are some verses … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 323 – from the Vicar

Our passage today is 1 John Chapter 2 verses 1 to 11.The chapter begins with one of John’s reasons for writing, that his readers will not sin, BUT he knows that each person has not reached perfection, and so he immediately writes of … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 321 – from the Vicar

Last week’s emails were not up-loaded – so now we continue at email Number 321 Many thanks to Derek for holding the fort on the daily email last week, and giving some helpful input on the person and the work … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 314 – from the Vicar

We move on in our daily Bible reading to Psalm 14.Here outlined for us is a clash of different views of the world.  There is the fool, who says there is no God (v.1), and therefore does evil things thinking that they … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 313 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Friday.  We move on in our daily readings to Psalm 13, which some of you might recognise from when we looked at it on a Sunday morning at the beginning of last year.It is a classic Psalm of lament, with the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 312 – from the Vicar

We move on to Psalm 12 today.  This has some similarities to yesterday’s Psalm 11 where the Psalmist is seeking safety and protection (refuge) from the Lord when the world around seems very hostile and it can be a lonely place to follow the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 311 – from the Vicar

We move on to Psalm 11, which my study Bible describes as, ‘A confession of confident trust on the Lord’s righteous rule, at a time when wicked adversaries seem to have the upper hand.’This should be familiar territory to us from the Psalms we … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 310 – from the Vicar

We are looking at Psalm 10 today.Many Bible experts think that this might be linked to Psalm 9, because it doesn’t have a title like many of these early Psalms do.A good proportion of the Psalm (vs.2-11) is the classic complaint that the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 309 – from the Vicar

Our Bible reading today is Psalm 9.In the Psalm there are lots of bursts of praise to the Lord, eg vs.1-2, v.7, v.11, but these are made in the reality of opposition, because there are several mentions in the Psalm of enemies, and nations that … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 308 – from the Vicar

Our reading today is Psalm 8, one of my favourite Psalms of praise, perhaps helped a little because one of my favourite worship songs when I was a young adult, O Lord my God how majestic is your name’ was based on … Continue reading

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