This week we continue week 5 of the Journey of Lent, a journey of 40 days through the Wilderness with Jesus Christ towards Easter. We go on a Journey of New Life with Jesus through the wilderness as the Holy Spirit takes dry bones and breaths new life.
Let’s Pray For Csaba & Ilona Veres (global mission workers in Romania)
Pray for the Diakonia nursing staff working in the pandemic and that many would be strengthened by the fortnightly support group which Csaba runs for them. Pray for the literacy classes and after-school programme which has restarted in Méra which Ilona is involved in.
Pray for the leadership of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian Synod of Zambia as they continue to support their congregations during this time. Pray for the Zambian government as they seek vaccines.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
Everyday we share another instalment of the film about Corrie Ten Boom Part 13
This week I continue to suggest a film each day. These videos are free to watch but may take a little longer than the usual video to fully appreciate.
The Power Of the Persecuted Church (41 minute video)
In countries where Christians are persecuted and suppressed Christianity is increasing rapidly. This has happened for example in China and more recently, in the Arabic world. How do persecuted Christians see their life and faith? What is the secret of their success and why the number of Christians tend to rise in the middle of persecution?
Walk Talk Pray
Don’t forget about this resource from Evangelical Alliance which encourages us to pray for our local community as we get out and about more.
A spoken word, short film addressing the grief and challenges caused by the pandemic, and in sharing the message of hope found in Jesus Christ
Lament - A spoken word
Ruth (30 minute audio)
Having celebrated International Women's Day, we can look at the story of Ruth: why is her love story still so relevant today? How does this true story demonstrate that God can arrange coincidences? Find out in 'Bible Books in 30 Minutes.'
Is God Fair to Judge Us?
Rebecca McLaughlin says, “Most of us like to think we’re basically good people. We know we’re not perfect. We sometimes do bad things. But at heart, we think we’re pretty good.”
“So the idea that we might one day be judged by God doesn’t seem fair. But what if, at heart, we actually aren’t good?”
Another organ concert from 1st January 2021
10 Days Of Easter
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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 India the 10th most dangerous country in the world to be a Christian. Read about it here
Christian Unions Ireland
The prayer points for this week.
19th – 25th March
– From the 22nd March, CUI will be interviewing Staff and Relay Worker applicants. Please pray for discernment and for God’s clear guidance, and for people who with a deep love for Jesus and heart for student mission.
– Pray for Equip:Leaders on the 19th – 21st March, a weekend to fuel new CU leaders with the gospel of Jesus Christ, to excite them for a year of CU mission, and empower them to lead on campus.
This week we continue the 24/7 Prayer Course with Pete Greig - a course which we took part in a couple of years ago on Wednesday evenings. The videos have been re-recorded and a couple more sessions have been added since then. Here is a link to this week’s resource guide.
Last week I accidentally skipped over Session 6 so we are going back to see it this week. Next week is the final week of the course.
The latest prayer update from the Dublin City Mission
Another free Audio book from Youtube, Prevailing prayer from Dwight L Moody.
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Another one from the Lake District last summer.
Play the "Lake District Wednesday" puzzle!