URC Daily Devotion 2nd December 2020

Wednesday 2nd December Today’s song was written by the 4th Century bishop Ambrose of Milan.  He was elected bishop before being baptised or ordained!  He became famous for his preaching and was influential in converting St Augustine.   Isaiah 9:6-7 For a child has been born for us,    a son given to us;authority rests upon his shoulders;    and […]

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URC Daily Devotion Tuesday 1st December 2020

Tuesday 1st December – The Advent Responsory The Advent Responsory often marks the start of Advent Carol services and comes from the Magnificat and Matins; it reminds us that Advent is intended to be a time of preparation and repentance.  We remember Christ’s coming in glory as both judge and saviour. St Matthew 25: 31-33, […]

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URC Daily Devotion 30th November 2020

Monday 30th November Philemon Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother,  To Philemon our dear friend and co-worker,  to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow-soldier, and to the church in your house: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. When I remember you in […]

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URC Daily Devotion 28th November 2020

Saturday 28th November Hebrews – Final Words Hebrews 13 Let mutual love continue.  Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.  Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who are being tortured, as though you yourselves […]

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URC Daily Devotion 27th November 2020

Friday 27th November Hebrews – Unfaithfulness is Punished Hebrews 12: 14 – 29 Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which no one will see the Lord. See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springs up and causes trouble, and through it many […]

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URC Daily Devotion 26th November 2020

Thursday 26th November  Hebrews – Jesus’ Example Hebrews 12: 1 – 13 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,  and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the […]

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URC Daily Devotion 25th November 2020

Wednesday 25th November – Hebrews Hebrews 11 Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Indeed, by faith our ancestors received approval.  By faith we understand that the worlds were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was made from things that are not […]

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URC Daily Devotion 24th November 2020

Tuesday 24th November Hebrews – Motives for Perseverance Hebrews 10: 32 – 39 But recall those earlier days when, after you had been enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings,  sometimes being publicly exposed to abuse and persecution, and sometimes being partners with those so treated.  For you had compassion for those who were […]

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URC Daily Devotion 23rd November 2020

Monday 23rd November  Hebrews – The Danger of Apostasy Hebrews 10: 26 – 31 For if we wilfully persist in sin after having received the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins, but a fearful prospect of judgement, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries. Anyone who […]

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