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1st Sunday of Lent

Deuteronomy 26.1-11; Psalm 91.1-2, 9-end (or 1-11); Romans 10.8b-13; Luke 4.1-13

Plumbing the icy depths of depression

Plumbing the icy depths of depression

Despite the darkness of a grieving soul, Philip Lockley sees the promise of resurrection in a winter prayer

Sunday next before Lent

Exodus 24.12-end; Psalm 2 [or Psalm 99]; 2 Peter 1.16-end; Matthew 17.1-9

2nd Sunday before Lent

Genesis 1.1-2.3; Psalm 136 [or Psalm 136.1-9, 23-end]; Romans 8.18-25; Matthew 6.25-end

Christ, alive and at large in the world

Christ, alive and at large in the world

Philip Lockley on a prayer by a Bishop of Winchester who was concerned about life at ‘both ends of the line’

3rd Sunday before Lent

Proper 2: Deuteronomy 30.15-end or Ecclesiasticus 15.15-end; Psalm 119 1-8; 1 Corinthians 3.1-9; Matthew 5.21-37

4th Sunday before Lent

Proper 1: Isaiah 58.1-9a [9b-12]; Psalm 112.1-9 [or Psalm 112]; 1 Corinthians 2.1-12 [13–end]; Matthew 5.13-20 O God, you know us to be set in the midst of so many and great dangers, that by reason of the frailty of our nature we cannot always stand upright: grant to us such strength and protection as may support us in all dangers and carry us through all temptations; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Called to a new shepherding

Called to a new shepherding

Philip Lockley on St Cuthbert and being found by God

Tyrant, victim, or martyr?

Tyrant, victim, or martyr?

Charles I is still a troubling figure, says Adrian Leak

4th Sunday of Epiphany

1 Kings 17.8-16; Psalm 36.5-10; 1 Corinthians 1.18-end; John 2.1-11

 

The dream and the nightmare

The dream and the nightmare

God’s will can be embraced when a bitter cup threatens, says Philip Lockley

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