Tag Archives: Family

Holy Week Reflections – Thursday – Jesus looks at Mary and John

Read John 19:19-27 Key verses 25 Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Family! – Worship @ Home Sunday, 14 March 2021

The Bible book of Ruth charts the movements of one family in particular, moving away from Bethlehem during a bad famine to seek food and a new life in Moab. Whilst a husband, wife and their two sons head off in search of this better life—Elimelech, Naomi, Mahlon and Chilion—the family is decimated, with Naomi returning to Bethlehem some years later with only daughter-in-law Ruth in tow. Continue reading

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The Rescue – Worship @ Home Sunday, 07 March 2021

A bunch of rebellious kings are overthrown and Abram has to rescue his nephew Lot. What does this teach us about God’s covenant love? Continue reading

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The Prodigal Father – Worship @ Home Sunday, 28 February 2021

The Salvation Army, Prestonpans CorpsMajor Elizabeth TurnerBased on an idea by Chris Howlett Song: Have you ever stopped to think Have you ever stopped to think how God loves you?It sounds quite incredible, and yet it’s true.Nothing on this earth … Continue reading

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We’re Family!

Faithwriters.com challenge – Advanced Level – 18 Jan 2018 – Topic: bored “Oh, hello! Veronica Harper, isn’t it?” “My name’s Ronnie.” In response to a disapproving look from the older woman, Ronnie smoothed out her tight leopard print sweater. “Yes, … Continue reading

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A faint glimmer of purpose

Faithwriters.com Challenge – 18 May 2017 – Topic: Dull “I hate Maths, it’s so boring!” Sarah slams her rucksack down on the kitchen table and grabs a cola from the fridge. “Why is it the last subject on a Friday … Continue reading

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In a bit of a jam.

Faithwriters.com Challenge – 16th February 2017 – Topic: Jam – Intermediate: 2nd Place Maria found her Mummy kneeling on the kitchen floor surrounded by rubbish. “Mummy, what are you doing?” she asked. “I’ve lost my wedding ring,” Mummy replied. “I … Continue reading

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Who wants to live in an ice box?

Faithwriters.com challenge – 3 November 2016 – Topic: Chill Soon after we moved to our new home, my sister and her family came to stay. One day, returning from an outing, she told us they’d been impressed by a message … Continue reading

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Kidnapping Sandy

Entry for Faithwriters.com challenge – 19 May 2016 – Topic: Sneak Highly Commended Sally slowly pushed the door open and peered inside. She could just discern the outline of the bed, the duvet carelessly tossed in the centre and pyjamas … Continue reading

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Worth the risk – revised

(This is a revised version of Worth the Risk  based on the advice from the judge’s ratings report) “Wow! I could go for him if I were twenty years younger.” Joan fanned her face with her hand and leaned back … Continue reading

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