Posts Tagged ‘ Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ’

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Eight, “Hearts burning for unity”

Jan 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who announces peace.” (Isaiah 52:7)



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Seven, “Hospitality for Prayer”

Jan 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

“Keep sane and sober for your prayers. Above all hold unfailing your love for one another, since love covers a multitude of sins. Practice hospitality ungrudgingly to one another.  As each has received a gift, employ it for one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace…” 1 Peter 4:7b-10, RSV The theme for day seven of […]



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Six, “Listen to this Dream”

Jan 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Now Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers they only hated him the more. He said to them, “Hear this dream which I have dreamed: behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and lo, my sheaf arose and stood upright; and behold, your sheaves gathered round it, and bowed […]



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Five, “The Fellowship of the Apostles”

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. (John 13:34-35, RSV.)



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Four, “A priestly people called to proclaim the Gospel”

Jan 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Biblical text for 2016: Day Four: A priestly people called to proclaim the Gospel. But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, that you may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were no people but now […]



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Three, “The Witness of Fellowship”

Jan 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

When I first confessed Jesus Christ as Lord and God, my unbelieving sister’s strongest argument against the Christian faith was: how do you know what to believe about Jesus when so many Christians claim Jesus as God and yet believe such different things? This is a serious problem for evangelization.



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day Two, “Called to Be Messengers of Joy”

Jan 19th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

As Christians, we hear a lot about joy. We are, in fact, commanded to rejoice. That being the case, we cannot understand joy to be a mere feeling, because we cannot command our feelings. However, after we have grieved and known sorrow, we are commanded to return to the reality which overcomes our pain:



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016: Day One, “Let the Stone Be Rolled Away”

Jan 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Biblical text for 2016: But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, that you may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. Once you were no people but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy […]



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015: Day Seven, “Give me to drink”

Jan 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Blog Posts

A Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, ‘Give me a drink’. (His disciples had gone to the city to buy food.) The Samaritan woman said to him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask a drink of me, a woman of Samaria?” (Jews do not share things in common […]



Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015: Day Six, “The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water welling up to eternal life”

Jan 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty. The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life.” The woman said to him, “Sir, […]