This week we continue our series Finding Jesus! We are going to the Old Testament into the book of Genesis to Find Jesus in the life of Abraham, as we discover Jesus in places we never noticed before.
Let’s Pray For Global Mission
Pray for wisdom and guidance as important decisions are made regarding our church’s work
and witness globally at the General Assembly today. Pray too for the Listening to the Global Church presentation to the Assembly tomorrow (Wednesday at 2pm) that our church will be challenged by our global partners.
Congregational Life and Witness
Pray for the work of the Council for Congregational Life and Witness whose report comes to the General Assembly this evening, asking that God would continue to enable it to be nimble in responding to the needs of congregations as they emerge from the shadow of the pandemic.
News From The First Day Of The General Assembly
Moderator Begins Second Term
General Assembly welcomes review of NI social care
PCI announces first ‘Rural Chaplain’
General Assembly says ‘thank you’
Preview Of Monday’s Business
Today you will be able to watch the Livestream of the General Assembly on the Presbyterian Church Website. You can also watch the sessions from Monday.
HIGHLIGHTS FOR TODAY
10:30am Council For Global Mission
12noon Sacrament Of The Lord’s Supper
7:15pm Council For Congregational Life And Witness
More details about the General Assembly can be found here.
The Reports to the General Assembly (The Blue Book) can be read here
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
The Desire Of All Nations
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.
Q. What Should We Pray?
A. The whole Word of God directs and inspires us in what we should pray, including the prayer Jesus himself taught us.
A Talk from New Horizon this year with Malcolm Duncan
Reformation Day (1 hour audio)
With the arrival of October means the drawing near of Reformation Day. Enjoy this talk from Timothy George about the forerunners of the Reformation: Wycliffe, Hus, Savonarola, and Erasmus, among others.
Truth For Life
To fear God is to know God, love God, serve God, obey God.
The apostle Paul ended his second letter to Timothy knowing that death was near. But he didn’t dread his departure. In fact, he looked forward to where he was going—and who he would see. Can we say the same? Hear more on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg.
It comes as a surprise to some that Charles Spurgeon had a lifelong battle with depression. His reputation as a famed and powerful preacher, his cheery wit, and his cigar-smoking manliness might lead us to imagine there could never be a chink in his Victorian Englishman’s armor. It shouldn’t be a surprise, of course: being full of life in a fallen world must mean distress, and Spurgeon’s life was indeed full of physical and mental pain.
Read More Here
Coleraine Firefighters attended The Age Concern NI shop in Coleraine yesterday to deliver home fire safety advice as part of Fire Safety Week 2021. You may recognise our own Rea receiving the leaflets.
A few photos from Portstewart at the weekend.
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Play the "Magheracross Tuesday" puzzle!