12-18 February 2012

The Pastoral Heart

  • READ MORE Sunday  12 February 2012
    Mark 1:40-45

    "A leper came to him, begging him, and kneeling he said to him, 'If you choose, you can make me clean.' Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, 'I do choose. Be made clean!'" (vv. 40-41)

  • READ MORE Monday  13 February 2012
    1 Timothy 1:1-17

    "The saying is sure and worthy of full acceptance, Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners - of whom I am the foremost. But for that very reason I received mercy, so that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display the utmost patience, making me an example of those who would believe in him for eternal life." (vv. 15-16)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  14 February 2012
    1 Timothy 1:18 - 2:7

    "First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgiving be made for everyone, for kings and all who are in high positions, so that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and dignity. This is right and is acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour, who desires everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth." (1 Timothy 2:1-4)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  15 February 2012
    1 Timothy 3:1-16

    "The saying is sure: whoever aspires to the office of bishop desires a noble task." (v. 1)

  • READ MORE Thursday  16 February 2012
    1 Timothy 4:1-16

    "For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected, provided it is received with thanksgiving, for it is sanctified by God's word and by prayer. If you put these instructions before the brothers and sisters, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, nourished on the words of the faith and of the sound teaching that you have followed." (vv. 4-6)

  • READ MORE Friday  17 February 2012
    1 Timothy 5:17-25

    "Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honour, especially those who labour in preaching and teaching." (v. 17)

  • READ MORE Saturday  18 February 2012
    1 Timothy 6:6-21

    "As for those who in the present age are rich, command them not to be haughty, or to set their hopes on the uncertainty of riches, but rather on God who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. They are to be good, to be rich in good deeds, generous, and ready to share, thus storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundaton for the future, so that they may take hold of the life that really is life." (vv. 17-20)

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