Daily Readings – March 2017

During 2016, apart from reading 1 Samuel and Ezra, we spent almost all of our time in the New Testament. This month we turn back to the Old Testament, to read the prophecies of Habakkuk and Zephaniah. Wednesday 1st March Habakkuk 1:1 We know nothing about Habbakuk, except what we find in this letter. We(…)

The Easterly – March 2017

The March issue of The Easterly is now available to download from the Downloads section of the site under Resources

Daily Readings – February 2017

This month we are going to look at Paul’s letter to the Galatians in our daily Bible readings. We are going to take the whole month to go through the letter, in order to draw out as much of the teaching as possible. Wednesday 1st February Galatians 1 Over the next few days we shall(…)

Daily Readings – January 2017

This month we are going to go through the book of Ezra. Sunday 1st January Ezra 1 To understand this book of Ezra, we have to set it in its historical context. Having chosen Abraham to be the father of a new nation and having made a covenant with him, God promised that he would be(…)

Daily Readings – December 2016

Bible Readings & Prayer Points Since we celebrate Christmas in December, instead of going through a book of the Bible, we are going to think about Jesus and all the Bible teaches us about him. Then in January, we are going to go through the book of Ezra. Thursday 1st December Luke 1:26-37 We begin(…)

Daily Readings – November 2016

This month we conclude our readings in the Gospel of Luke. We are going to move very slowly through these last chapters of the Gospel because they are very significant, covering Jesus’ arrest, trial, crucifixion, death, resurrection and appearances to his disciples. Tuesday 1st November Luke 22:47-53 We read these verses yesterday noting that Jesus(…)

Daily Readings – October 2016

We continue our Bible readings in Luke’s Gospel this month and will complete these next month. Saturday 1st October Luke 18:9-14 In this parable there are two characters. The first character is a Pharisee, who is very pleased with himself. He is doing everything the law demanded of him (in an outward sense) and he(…)

Daily Readings – September 2016

Bible Readings & Prayer Points In April we began a series of readings in Luke’s Gospel. These continued through May and June. Then in July and August, Dougie Wolf, our Probationer, wrote Bible readings in John and Acts. We now return to Luke’s Gospel, continuing where we left off at the end of June. Thursday(…)