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October 1, 2013

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As you come to pray you may like to read Matthew 25:31-46. This is a difficult passage for many of us. For some it’s difficult because it talks about judgement, about separating the sheep from the goats, and we don’t … Continue reading

August 30, 2013

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» HCF Prayers September 2013

Jesus wept,             and in his weeping                         he joined himself forever                         to those who mourn.             He stands now throughout all time,                         this Jesus weeping                                     with his arms about the weeping ones:             ‘Blessed are those … Continue reading

June 28, 2013

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What shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword…?  No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am … Continue reading

June 1, 2013

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But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. We are hard-pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; … Continue reading

April 30, 2013

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Begin by reading Ecclesiastes 3:1-8. ‘A time to be born and a time to die…’ Christians often say they’re not afraid of death, rather it’s the process of dying that they are anxious about. As Health care professionals we walk … Continue reading

April 9, 2013

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You may like to begin by reading 2 Corinthians 4:7-18.  This is a very realistic acknowledgement of the inevitability of struggle in human life. Yet it sets that struggle in the framework of the ultimate victory of God’s healing love … Continue reading

March 7, 2013

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You may like to begin by reading Luke 5:17-25, and reflecting again on the authority of Jesus and on the multi-faceted nature of the healing Christ brings to people. In the light of that passage we pray: for Christians working … Continue reading

February 5, 2013

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You may like to begin by reading Luke 5:12-16. What particularly strikes you in this reading? The compassion of Jesus; the desperation of the man; the way he is restored not just to physical health but also to his community … Continue reading

January 8, 2013

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You may like to begin by reading Matthew 8:1-1-4, and 9:18-22. Both these episodes remind us of people’s vulnerability in illness, and the deep compassion of Jesus. We also recognise the isolation that illness and suffering bring, and how part … Continue reading

December 4, 2012

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  This last year has been for many a pressurised time. Increasing demands and decreasing resources mean that it easy to become demoralised and weary. Yet into these cold and sometimes gloomy days breaks the light of Advent hope, – … Continue reading