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 Public Affairs
Pray for Rev Daniel Kane, convener of the Council for Public Affairs, as he presents the Council’s report, including a paper on graciously confident gospel engagement in the public square. Pray that the Council, its Committee and Panels would continue to find ways to speak grace and truth into this contested and complex landscape.
Training in Ministry
Nigel McCullough (Council Convener) and Gordon Campbell (Principal of Union College) are due to present the report of the Council to the General Assembly this morning. Pray that the debate, and the decisions taken would be wise and would honour the Lord Jesus, the Head of the Church.
On Tuesday evening the Getty family released their latest Family Hymn sing, you can worship with them below.
“Reading Between The Lines” a series working through the bible looking at the well known phrases.
Prisoners Of Hope
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.
Last Wednesday we were praying for Burkino Faso, Tearfund provide some insight into the situation.
The Seafarer's Mind
For those of you interested in the work of the Christian Seamen’s Friends Society with Colin Jenkins, the Kindle Edition of - “The Seafarer's Mind: The Questions I've Always Wanted to Ask”, is on special offer for 99p at Amazon.
Christian Unions Ireland
The prayer points for this week.
1 – 7 October
There are seven Relay Workers this year around the island, as well as a Reach trainee (Friends International’s discipleship programme). Pray that they would build great relationships with students and that students would grow more confident in their identity in Christ and outreach, as a result of Relay Workers coming alongside them this year.
Students on the North coast are experiencing a lack in the clubs/societies/activities they can be involved in due to COVID restrictions. Pray that both returning students and freshers can find groups to be involved with which can become ripe ground for mission on campus.
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 Tajikistan the 33rd most dangerous country in the world to be a Christian. Read about it here
Let’s Pray and Believe for our Breakthrough (8 minute video)
Why is prayer so important? What difference does it make whether we talk to God? Listen to UCB's CEO, David L'Herroux, share what we can learn about prayer through the life of Jesus.
The latest prayer diary and newsletter are now available.
And also a video to meet the missionaries.
The times for yesterday’s Jigsaw
Play the "Dunseverisk Castle Wednesday" puzzle!