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Friday’s Reflection

Emmanuel City Centre Key Verse: “And now, Lord God, keep forever the promise you have made concerning your servant and his house. Do as you promised…” 2 Samuel 7:25 (NIV, 2011) Friday: Read Mark 10:46-52. Pray for God’s Kingdom to come. Emmanuel Westbury Key verse to learn: “Your house and your kingdom shall endure for ever before me; your throne shall be established for ever.” 2 Samuel 7:16…

Hone Your Ability to Focus on the Bible

We live in a distracted age. We sneak frequent glances at our phones and get immersed in things that don’t matter in the long run. This has consequences for our work and family lives. It also wreaks havoc on our Bible reading. When we struggle to pay attention, it makes it difficult for us to read God’s word profitably. It doesn’t have…

He died for me

‘Awake, arise, lift your voice, let Easter music swell; rejoice in Christ, again rejoice and on his praises dwell. Oh, with what gladness and surprise the saints in their Savior greet; nor will they trust their ears and eyes but by his hand and feet, those hands of liberal love indeed in infinite degree, those feet still free to move and bleed…

Take Heart

  This Summer we’re going to read this great new book together as churches. You can pick up a copy this Sunday for £5. Check out the video below for a little taster of what to expect.

Jesus: the Son of David

When Jesus met the two disciples on the road to Emmaus, Luke tells us that “beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, [Jesus] explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself”  Luke 24:27 All the scriptures speak of Him.  But how…?  How exactly does David (in 2 Samuel, for example) point forward to the Lord Jesus? Tim Chester…

Songs for the student weekend away

With the student weekend away coming up in a couple of days, I’ve been pulling together a playlist of songs with a Bible Overview in mind – the Story of the King of Kings. If you’d enjoy a listen, you can find it here: Students:  This is not a promise to sing all of these songs!  But we will sing many.  Please especially…

An open letter to the hesitant host

At Bishopston and Westbury we were thinking about the Lord’s commanding us “to be rich in good deeds and to be generous and willing to share.” (1 Timothy 6:18).  One of the ways we can share what we have is to open our homes to others and share meals with them.  Here’s a great little article that tells the story of what…