URC Daily Devotion 1st November

As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth.  His disciples asked him,‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?’ Jesus answered, ‘Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him.  We must work the works of […]

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URC Daily Devotion 31st October

Martin Luther was born in 1483 at Eisleben in Saxony and educated at the cathedral school in Magdeburg and the university in Erfurt. He joined an order of Augustinian hermits there and was ordained priest in 1507, becoming a lecturer in the university at Wittenberg. He became vicar of his Order in 1515, having charge […]

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URC Daily Devotion 30th October

Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, ‘If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.’  They answered him, ‘We are descendants of Abraham and have never been slaves to anyone. What do you mean by […]

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URC Daily Devotion 29th October

O LORD, in your strength how the king is exultant!How great is his joy in the triumphs you bring!To him you have granted his heart’s deepest longing;you answered the plea from the lips of the king.You welcomed him richly with blessings of goodness;a crown of fine gold you have placed on his head.He asked you […]

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URC Daily Devotion 28th October

Then the Pharisees said to him,‘You are testifying on your own behalf; your testimony is not valid.’ Jesus answered, ‘Even if I testify on my own behalf, my testimony is valid because I know where I have come from and where I am going, but you do not know where I come from or where […]

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URC Daily Devotion 27th October

Jesus calls himself “the light of the world” and promises the light of life to all who follow him. The occasion when he said this, in St John’s Gospel, makes it all the more vivid. Jesus had come to Jerusalem for the feast of Tabernacles, which commemorated the Israelites’ journey through the wilderness when, guided […]

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URC Daily Devotion 26th October

Jesus went to the Mount of Olives.  Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him and he sat down and began to teach them.  The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them,  they […]

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URC Daily Devotion 25th October

On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out,”Let anyone who is thirsty come to me,  and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture has said, “Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water.’ ” Now he said this […]

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URC Daily Devotion 24th October

Yet many in the crowd believed in Jesus and were saying,“When the Messiah comes, will he do more signs than this man has done?” The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering such things about him, and the chief priests and Pharisees sent temple police to arrest him. Jesus then said, “I will be with you a […]

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