We continue in Paul’s letter to the Philippians - Finding Joy Right Here. Paul reminds us that we are citizens of Heaven but we still have to live right here everyday as disciples of Jesus Christ. Each day we have a short devotional video based on some verses from the letter.
“Burnside Blog” & “Beside The Burn” will be taking a holiday during July & August this summer and God willing will be back again in early September. Thank you to everyone who has logged on each weekday as we have explored God’s word and what it means to live for Christ in today’s world. I hope to be back in September and the plan is to delve into the book of Revelation, which should be quite an adventure. You will still find the Sunday service available on the Burnside Website each week (www.BurnsidePCI.co.uk). I pray that you may have a great summer and be refreshed by our glorious Saviour.
Let’s Pray For ModeratorAs the decisions taken at the General Assembly are prepared for implementation, pray for the Assembly councils and commissions, including their conveners and secretaries, who will begin planning for the next phase of work into the autumn and winter. Pray for godly and wise deliberations.
Worship in the family of GodHow good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! Psalm 133:1.
Give thanks that the local church is one of the few remaining places in our society in which people of different ages, backgrounds and perspectives come together as one and ask that this oneness in Christ might find expression in your worship today.
Pray for an immediate ceasefire and an end to the war. Pray for all directly affected – especially those grieving, the injured and the millions living in constant fear for themselves and / or their loved ones. Pray too for the Christian community in Ukraine as they continue to worship God and pray for their country.
Refugees Pray for those who have fled conflict in Ukraine and in others parts of the world. Pray they will find safety and receive the humanitarian and medical assistance they need, both now and in the months ahead. Pray for all trying to get aid to those in need including Christian Aid, Tearfund and Hungarian Reformed Church Aid.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
Resources About Abortion And The Sanctity Of Life
Last week came the dramatic news in the USA that Roe v Wade had been overturned. Perhaps you would like to think about what the bible says about Abortion and what our response as Christians should be. The link below will take you to a page from publisher Crossway with lots of articles about Abortion and the Sanctity of Life and a download of a free ebook.
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Join Andrew Ollerton in this three-part series, as he heads off to the beautiful Brecon Beacons in South Wales to experience key themes from the Bible while exploring the great outdoors:
How should we begin to read the ancient book of Genesis and what does it have to say about the beauty and brokenness of our world? The purpose of humanity, the problem of evil and the hint of a rescuer to come are all covered in this amazing origins story.
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Play the "Mussenden Monday" puzzle!