URC Daily Devotion 20th November

I have always found verse 3 difficult, and have reflected on it here by bringing a number of ideas and verses together. First, the ‘already’ is interesting – Jesus is talking to his closest disciples in the hours immediately preceding betrayal, denial, abandonment, arrest and torture – before the cross. Yet already Jesus has accomplished […]

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URC Daily Devotion 19th November

The world and all in it are God’s,all peoples of the earth,For it was founded by the LORDupon the seas beneath. Who may ascend the hill of God,or in his temple stand?The one who shuns false gods and lies,who’s pure in heart and hand. He will find favour from the LORD,and from his Saviour grace.Thus […]

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URC Daily Devotion 17th November

Hilda was born in 614 of the royal house of Northumbria. Baptised in York at the age of twelve by the Roman missionary Paulinus, she was later an influential lay leader of the Church. She was encouraged by Aidan of Lindisfarne to become a nun, and subsequently established a monastery at Streanaeshalch (Whitby). This house […]

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URC Daily Devotion 14th November

After he said these things, Jesus became visibly upset, and then he told them why. “One of you is going to betray me.” The disciples looked around at one another, wondering who on earth he was talking about. One of the disciples, the one Jesus loved dearly, was reclining against him, his head on his […]

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URC Daily Devotion 12th November

Today, on Remembrance Sunday, we all unite in thinking of the many men and women who have sacrificed their lives during war.  We stand to honour them and in remembering the horrors they have suffered we hope and pray for a more peaceful future. As I write this, a Service of Remembrance is taking place […]

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