URC Daily Devotion 16th January

Hear this word, you cows of Bashan   who are on Mount Samaria,who oppress the poor, who crush the needy,   who say to their husbands, “Bring something to drink!”The Lord God has sworn by his holiness:   The time is surely coming upon you,when they shall take you away with hooks,   even the last of you with fishhooks.Through breaches in the […]

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URC Daily Devotion 15th January

Proclaim to the strongholds in Ashdod,   and to the strongholds in the land of Egypt,and say, “Assemble yourselves on Mount Samaria,   and see what great tumults are within it,   and what oppressions are in its midst.”They do not know how to do right, says the Lord,   those who store up violence and robbery in their strongholds.Therefore thus says the […]

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URC Daily Devotion 10th January

Thus says the Lord:For three transgressions of Israel,   and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;because they sell the righteous for silver,   and the needy for a pair of sandals—they who trample the head of the poor into the dust of the earth,   and push the afflicted out of the way;father and son go in to the […]

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URC Daily Devotion 8th January

And he said:The Lord roars from Zion,  and utters his voice from Jerusalem;the pastures of the shepherds wither,  and the top of Carmel dries up.Thus says the Lord:For three transgressions of Damascus,  and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;because they have threshed Gilead  with threshing-sledges of iron.So I will send a fire on the house of Hazael,  and […]

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Our Next Daily Devotion series

Dear <<First Name>> I hope you have enjoyed the Devotions between Christmas and Epiphany as we reflected on the songs of the season.  Now Christmas is fast becoming a memory and, in our Daily journey together, we turn to the book of Amos which will work through over the next few weeks. Amos is portrayed as […]

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URC Daily Devotion 6th January

We three kings of orient areBearing gifts we traverse afarField and fountain, moor and mountainFollowing yonder star. O Star of wonder, star of nightStar with royal beauty brightWestward leading, still proceeding Guide us to thy Perfect Light. Born a King on Bethlehem’s plainGold I bring to crown him againKing forever, ceasing neverOver us all to reign. O […]

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URC Daily Devotion 5th January

Hail to the Lord’s Anointed,  Great David’s greater Son!Hail, in the time appointed,  His reign on earth begun!He comes to break oppression,  To set the captive free;To take away transgression,  And rule in equity. He shall come down like showers  Upon the fruitful earth;And love, joy, hope, like flowers,  Spring in His path to birth:Before Him on the mountains  Shall peace, the […]

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URC Daily Devotion 4th January

Of the Father’s love begottenere the worlds began to be,he is Alpha and Omega,he the source, the ending he,of the things that are, that have been,and that future years shall see:evermore and evermore. By his word was all created;he commanded, and ‘twas done;earth and sky and boundless ocean,universe of Three in One,all that sees the […]

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URC Daily Devotion 3rd January

1.            Before the world began               one Word was there;               grounded in God he was,               rooted in care;               by him all things were made;               in him was love displayed;               through him God spoke and said               ‘I AM FOR YOU.’ 2.            Life found in him its source;               death found its end;               light found in him […]

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