On Beside The Burn this week, we take a look back at some of the themes that we have have covered during the past year. So join me each day for a new devotional which will hopefully remind you of what we have learnt together in 2021.
Let’s Pray For Social Witness
Pray for Jacqui Montgomery-Devlin, PCI’s Head of Safeguarding, as she focuses on child safeguarding within the church and adult safeguarding within PCI homes. Pray for the calendar of safeguarding training that will be delivered throughout 2022 to designated persons, ministers, volunteers and care home staff.
Karen Jardine is PCI’s Public Affairs Officer assisting the Council for Public Affairs in developing the church’s thinking on issues of public policy as well as co-ordinating groups that sit under the Council. Pray that God would give Karen wisdom, guidance and peace as she deals with complex issues in the Public Square.
At the start of this new year, pray for all those in leadership in of our congregations throughout Ireland. Pray for ministers, elders and other leaders as they continue to discern the priorities for their congregation’s life and witness going into the year ahead. Pray also for the Moderators and Clerks of our 19 presbyteries and for the Moderator and Clerk of the General Assembly as they also seek to serve and give leadership in their various roles within PCI.
Council for Training in Ministry
Ministry students returned to study at Union this week, with intensive Hebrew and Greek classes. Pray for the students as they get back into the routine of study, and especially for the final year students as they begin their last semester of full-time college study. Ask God to strengthen students, and equip them for future service.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
It’s Not The Healthy Who Need A Doctor
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.
1 Thessalonians Summary
Alistair Begg (25 Minute Audio)
Part 2 Of The Interview from yesterday.
How did a Scottish pastor end up in Cleveland, Ohio? Hear that story, along with some fun details about how Alistair Begg met and courted his wife! Be sure to join us for the rest of Bob Lepine’s special interview on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.
Dear Christian, fight sin. Fight it this year and every year with all the incentives the Lord gives you. But if you do sin, flee to him and find the only sure refuge for those who fail.
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Play the "Sand Picture Friday" puzzle!