06 May to 11 May 2013
M 1 Peter 4.1-11: be hospitable (9); is there a difference between entertaining others and offering hospitality? if so, what is it?
T 1 Peter 4.12-end: these Christians encountered persecution; perhaps we are more likely to meet indifference; how do both threaten faith?
W 1 Peter 5: verses 5 & 6 instruct the mutual practice of humility; why is this an essential virtue for Christian community?
T Isaiah 52.7-end (Ascension): the Servant is lifted up & the watchmen lift their voices; praise Jesus, your risen & ascended King today.
F Exodus 35.30-36.1: practical skills are spiritual gifts; where are you skilled practically and how are you using that spiritually?
S Numbers 11.16-17, 24-29: God creates a committee (16) & pours his Spirit upon it (17)! Pray for a spirit filled PCC at St Barnabas’.