This week we continue a new series Finding Jesus! We are going to the Old Testament into the book of Genesis to Find Jesus, as we discover Jesus in places we never noticed before.
Take a few minutes today to listen to this beautiful hymn. John Newton imagines meeting the eyes of Jesus as he was dying on the cross.
What a powerful hymn set to beautiful haunting music by Sovereign Grace's Bob Kauflin in the album "Songs for the Cross-Centered Life".
Reversal of The Fall (40 minute audio)
The book of Leviticus isn’t just a bunch of random rules. It provides an answer to the problem that’s been swirling over God’s people since Genesis 3 (the Fall): How can a sinful people dwell in the midst of a holy God? Here is a podcast looking at Leviticus 1-7.
Let’s Pray For Colin Megaw (prison chaplain)
Chaplaincy ministry returned to Woodlands Juvenile Justice in an in-person format at the start of August and chaplains are delighted to be back with the staff and young people. Please pray for their ongoing outreach and support work.
Great Victoria Street (Belfast)
Following the pandemic, please pray for a recovery period where Great Victoria Street congregation can start to build again. Give thanks for the opportunities they have had to support one another. Pray that the congregation can find its way to flourish in whatever is to come.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
Can A leopard Change His Spots
Proverbs (5 minute video)
Paul Trip is releasing a series of short videos on the book of Proverbs. Each video is about 5 minutes long and is well worth listening to. I will include the videos on the Blog over the next few weeks.
Churches should be leading climate change action, says Church of Scotland
Local students in Liverpool will be calling for world leaders to take urgent action on the climate crisis at two major landmarks in the city today. It is part of a campaign by Christian charity CAFOD involving over 14,000 schoolchildren, ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Some of them will be holding an 'Eyes of the World' banner at the Liver Building and the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral later. Meanwhile, the Church in Scotland’s been highlighting the effects of climate change as the conference in November nears. Carol Finlay from the Church shared some stories with UCB News reporter Ethel Mudavanhu.
Do Miracles Happen Today?
What is a miracle? Do miracles still happen today? How do we know a real miracle? Do we need to protect the church from falsehood? How do we access a miracle? What do we say to those who are still waiting for their miracle? Author, Faculty Member of Crosslands Training and Elder at Grace Church Boroughbridge Dr. Tim Chester joins Paul to discuss all of these issues.
God's Peace Broke Through My Depression - Claire Ashby
Do you or someone you know live with depression? Watch Claire's empowering story about how encountering the presence of the living God lead to a peace that was stronger than her fear. Listen and be encouraged that there is hope.
Jesus In Luke (30 minute audio)
What’s Jesus’ amazing message for society’s rejects? Why is Jesus so controversial about children? How has Jesus revolutionised prayer? Find out in this episode of 'Bible Books in 30 Minutes' as we study the book of Luke.
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Play the "Portstewart Thursday" puzzle!