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29 January 2021

Do not, therefore, abandon that confidence of yours; it brings a great reward. For you need endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised. Hebrews 10: 32-39, NRSV. It is hard to imagine the type of persecution the early Christians had to endure. Public insult, physical…
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16 December 2020

Turn to me and be saved, all the ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.By myself I have sworn, from my mouth has gone forth in righteousness a word that shall not return:‘To me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.’ Only in the Lord, it shall be said of me,…
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10 October 2020

As many of you as were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s offspring,…
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27 September 2020

When the wicked turn away from the wickedness they have committed and do what is lawful and right, they shall save their life. Because they considered and turned away from all the transgressions that they had committed, they shall surely live; they shall not die.. From Ezekiel 18: 25-28, NRSV It is probably safe to…
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5 September 2020

We are fools for the sake of Christ, but you are wise in Christ. We are weak, but you are strong. You are held in honour, but we in disrepute. To the present hour we are hungry and thirsty, we are poorly clothed and beaten and homeless, and we grow weary from the work of…
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4 September 2020

Think of us in this way, as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s mysteries. Moreover, it is required of stewards that they should be found trustworthy. From 1 Corinthians 4: 1-5 (NRSV) As the anniversary of St Cuthbert’s death is 20 March which is always in Lent, today is offered as a possible alternative.…
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31 August 2020

I came to you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling. My speech and my proclamation were not with plausible words of wisdom, but with a demonstration of the Spirit and of power, so that your faith might rest not on human wisdom but on the power of God. From 1 Corinthians 2:…
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21 August 2020

The Lord says this: A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. I will put my spirit within you, and make you follow my statutes and be careful to…
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8 August 2020

  The Lord answered Habakkuk and said:Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner may read it.For there is still a vision for the appointed time; it speaks of the end, and does not lie.If it seems to tarry, wait for it; it will surely come, it will not delay. From Habakkuk…
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