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Biblical Meditation 4 – Drama

‘Then He [Jesus] went up and touched the coffin, and those carrying it stood still.  He said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!”’   Luke 7:14 Today we are going to develop the aspect of Biblical meditation that we touched on yesterday, that of imagination.  It is important to

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Biblical Meditation 3 – Imagination

‘Jesus directed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass.’     Mark 6:39 This verse does not seem to have much of doctrinal importance about it, but it is important for our current thoughts on Biblical meditation.  It is taken from Mark’s account of the

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Biblical Meditation 2 – The value of repetition

‘Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.  His love endures forever.’   Psalm 136:1 We have begun to look at the practice of Biblical meditation in the hope that we might be able to develop this very useful devotional tool, particularly during this time of lock down and restriction.

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Covid-19. Hope from the countryside

One of the most positive benefits of lockdown has been a new appreciation of nature. Skies have become bluer, the air cleaner, the roads quieter and wildlife more visible. And people have noticed. For example, in a survey conducted in early April by YouGov, 51% of respondents said they had

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Biblical Meditation 1 – Introduction

‘Now Isaac had come from Beer Lahai Roi, for he was living in the Negev.  He went out to the field one evening to meditate…’   Genesis 24:62-63a Isaac has always seemed to me to be a bit of a ‘boring’ sort of chap compared with his father Abraham and his

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Covid-19. Seeds of Prayer

‘Hope for the Countryside’ is a partnership between Village Hope, Agricultural Christian Fellowship, World Prayer Centre and Top Barn Trust. The partnership’s aim is to inform, mobilise and resource prayer for the rural communities and churches of our nation, especially through regional prayer days and a monthly “Seeds of Prayer’

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