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Lent 2016

Saturday 26th March (Easter Eve)

Please read Psalm 142; Hosea 6:1-6; John 2:18-22… Imagine what it was like for the disciples and followers of Jesus the day after Good Friday. Jesus was dead, His body behind a huge stone in a tomb. They didn’t understand what Jesus had said about destroying the temple (His body) …

Friday 25th March (Good Friday)

Please read Psalm 69; Genesis 22:1-18; Hebrews 10:1-10… In the Philippines, where we lived for almost nine years, Good Friday was always a sombre, tragic day. The usually congested city roads would have very little traffic on them; most people would stay in their homes. The pervading belief was that …

Thursday 24th March

– by Keith Wood “Pilate, wanting to release Jesus, addressed them again; but they kept shouting, “Crucify, crucify him!” A third time he said …

Wednesday 23rd March

“Peter replied, ‘Man, I don’t know what you’re talking about!’ Just as he was speaking, the rooster crowed. The Lord turned and looked …

Tuesday 22nd March

Please read Lamentations 3… Hope in difficult times Experiencing extreme difficulties, Jeremiah (probable author!) does not mince his words … ‘Like a …

Monday 21st March

Please read Luke 22:1-23… Sometimes I feel sorry for Judas because he seems to be the agent in God’s plan. But surely …