Prayer Points

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(…)

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 – August 2016

Dougie Wolf, Probationer Minister, has written the Bible reading notes and prayer points for August. Monday 1st August John 20:11-23 What a wonderful experience it was expecting to see Jesus who you thought had died, but find him alive, risen from the grave. How excited the women must have been, knowing they can spend time(…)

Daily Readings – July 2016

Dougie Wolf, Probationer Minister, has written the Bible reading notes and prayer points for July. Friday 1st July John 9:13-34 Do we give glory to God, or are we afraid of who is watching? One of the biggest fears a person has is what will others say if I do something different; if I praise(…)

Daily Readings – June 2016

In April we began a new series of Bible readings in the Gospel of Luke. We continued those readings in May and now take them a little further in June. Wednesday 1st June Luke 9:51-56 In the previous verses (9:49-50) the disciples tried to stop someone acting in Jesus’ name ‘because he is not one(…)

Daily Readings – May 2016

Last month we began a series of readings in Luke’s Gospel. We continue this month where we left off. Sunday 1st May Luke 5:27-32 If we compare this story with Matthew 9:9 it is clear that Levi was another name for Matthew. This man was a tax collector. Jesus called Levi to be a disciple(…)

Daily Readings – April 2016

Since we began these readings in October 2009 we have read through the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and John but we have never read through Luke’s Gospel, so that is what we are going to begin this month. Friday 1st April Luke 1:1-4 This Gospel was written by Luke, whom Paul describes in Colossians 4:14(…)

Daily Readings – March 2016

During November, December and January, we were reading through 1 Samuel. Having taken a break from those readings during February, when Dougie Wolf led us through some readings in John’s Gospel, we now return to complete 1 Samuel, taking up the story at chapter 26. Tuesday 1st March 1 Samuel 26:1-8 Saul continues to regard(…)