URC Daily Devotion 4th April

Saturday 4th April – 6th Station – Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus True Icon, Sieger Koeder  St Matthew 25: 40 And the king will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” Reflection […]

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Good Friday Worship

Worship for Good Friday from the United Reformed Church    Today’s service has been developed by the Rev’d Andy Braunston who workswith Barrhead, Shawlands, Priesthill and Stewarton URCswhich are either in or near Glasgow.                                      Introduction Good afternoon.  My […]

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URC Daily Devotion 2nd April 2020

Thursday 2nd April 4th StationJesus meets His Mother “No Words” Sieger Koeder St Luke 2: 34-35 Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, ‘This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be opposed  so that the inner thoughts of […]

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URC Daily Devotion 1st April 2020

Wednesday 1st April3rd Station Jesus Falls for the First Time “Cornerstone” Sieger Koder Isaiah 53: 5-7 But he was wounded for our transgressions,    crushed for our iniquities;upon him was the punishment that made us whole,    and by his bruises we are healed.All we like sheep have gone astray;    we have all turned to our own way,and the Lord […]

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URC Daily Devotion  31st March 2020

Tuesday 31st March2nd Station Jesus Takes Up His Cross  “Embrace” Sieger Koeder St John John 19: 17 Carrying the cross by himself, Jesus went out to what is called The Place of the Skull, which in Hebrew is called Golgotha. Reflection “… by himself…” The phrase may seem incidental; but place it alongside our accumulated […]

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URC Daily Devotion 30th March 2020

Monday 30th March1st Station Jesus is condemned by Pilate Surrender Sieger Koeder St Matthew 26: 57. 27: 24 Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas the high priest, in whose house the scribes and the elders had gathered….So when Pilate saw that he could do nothing, but rather that a riot was beginning, […]

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Stations of the Cross

Dear <<First Name>> As Lent enters its last stages we move, in our Daily Devotions, to the Stations of the Cross.  These devotions have fascinated artists for over 400 years as they trace the journey Jesus took from Pilate’s court to Golgotha.  The accounts in the Gospels are supplemented with pious legend and so we reflect on […]

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URC Daily Devotion 28th March 2020

Saturday 28th March  O Sacred Head Sore Wounded (Passion Chorale) RS 220Paul Gerhardt (1607-76) O sacred Head, sore wounded,with grief and shame weighed down;O royal head surroundedwith thorns, thine only crown;O Lord of life and glory,what bliss ’til now was thine!I read the wondrous story,I joy to call thee mine. 2 What thou, my Lord, […]

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URC Daily Devotion  27th March 2020

Friday 27th March My Song is Love Unknown (R&S) 207Samuel Crossman (1624 – 84) My song is love unknown,My Saviour’s love to me;Love to the loveless shown,That they might lovely be.O who am I,That for my sakeMy Lord should takeFrail flesh, and die? He came from His blest throneSalvation to bestow;But men made strange, and […]

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