Category Archives: Lent 2019

02 Apr
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Lent Devotionals

  ‘For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from ...

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01 Apr
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Lent Devotionals

‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.’ (Matthew 5:9) Let the rain come and wash away the ancient grudges,  the bitter hatreds held and nurtured over generations. Let the rain wash away the memory of ...

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01 Apr
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World Council of Churches

WCC general secretary: “We believe in God’s love” Photo: Albin Hillert/World Council of Churches 31 March 2019 On 31 March at the Hollywood United Methodist Church, in a sermon entitled “The Two Brothers,” World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary ...

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21 Mar
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World Council of Churches

  Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. (Psalm 139:16) To walk through the slums of Karachi, Pakistan, is something you never forget. ...

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19 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.’ (Luke 16:10) There’s a reason why we don’t give toddlers large salaries and make ...

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18 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘So God created mankind in his own image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.’ (Genesis 1:27) William Wordsworth said that we emerge from the womb ‘trailing clouds of glory’. What modern life ...

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18 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

  A poem by Gideon Heugh You are a wild and gleeful thing, nudged by lavish grace towards all the astonishments, and nothing can stop it or you. You are not a mistake. The earth aches for your singular life, for ...

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15 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.’ (Psalm 37:4) What are the desires of your heart? So often, life sells us a lie, convincing us that things and experiences will fill the ...

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