On the Burnside Blog this week we continue our journey with Ruth through Advent. Each day finding “Hope Under Bethlehem Skies”. This is a short devotional video drawing us towards Jesus.
The book is still available as an ebook for immediate download and at the special price of £1.99
The full playlist on Spotify
Or search for “Finding Hope Under Bethlehem Skies” on Spotify
The Playlist as it grows on YouTube
The Song For Today
“Epiphany: Rejoice All You!” by Liturgical Folk, featuring Sandra McCracken
Let’s Pray For Peter & Jayne Fleming (global mission workers, Nepal)
Pray for Peter and Jayne as they continue to work remotely from Northern Ireland and as they prepare to return to Nepal within the next month to six weeks.
Faculté Jean Calvin, France
Pray for the students at the College in Aix-en-Provence as they study for future ministry and mission. Pray too for the staff at the College as they teach and mentor the students.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
The Kingdom, The Power And The Glory
The Gospel: One Chapter At A Time is a resource from Paul Tripp, in which he summarizes each book of Scripture in a brief video segment and reveals how it points back to Jesus Christ.
How do children of the persecuted church celebrate Christmas? Despite conflict and persecution, children around the world are determined to celebrate Christmas.
The Advent Season
We are a people of promise. For centuries God prepared people for the coming of his Son, our only hope for life. At Christmas we celebrate the fulfillment of the promises God made—that he would make a way to draw near to him. Noel Piper writes -
Open Doors - World Watch List
Open Doors has released the World Watch List. The list of countries where it is most dangerous to be a Christian in 2021.
The full list can be found here
This week the focus is on The Democratic Republic Of Congo the 40th most dangerous country in the world to be a Christian. Read about it here
Christian Unions Ireland
The prayer points for this week.
3 – 9 December
Pray for CU leaders as they think and pray through who will take over from them next semester. Pray for godly leaders who will help CUs continue in mission.
Pray for international students to be invited to and feel welcome at CU or church carol services and Advent activities and for those spending Christmas in Ireland to be hosted over the break.
The latest Prayer Diary and Newsletter.
SU Prayer Update
The latest prayer update from Andrew Neill
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Play the "Waves Wednesday" puzzle!