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A Word in Time Bible study

Looking and listening for God in Scripture is one of the commitments of A Methodist Way of Life.

We hope you find A Word in Time supports you in recognising God in Scripture, and the world around you. Each week’s studies are written by volunteers across the Connexion (you can read the author’s biography after each study). They follow the lectionary of the Methodist Prayer Handbook. If you are interested in writing for A Word in Time, please email You may additionally be interested in our Prayer of the Day, also from the Methodist Prayer Handbook.

All Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicised Edition, copyright © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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Faith in Adversity

Sunday 26 November 2023

Matthew 25:31-46

And the king will answer them, 'Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.' (v. 40)

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Monday 27 November 2023

Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20

They were to be educated for three years, so that at the end of that time they could be stationed in the king’s court. Among them were Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, from the tribe of Judah. (vs 5-6)

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Tuesday 28 November 2023

Daniel 2:31-45

And in the days of those kings the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that shall never be destroyed, nor shall this kingdom be left to another people. (v. 44)

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Wednesday 29 November 2023

Daniel 5:1-28

'But the God in whose power is your very breath, and to whom belong all your ways, you have not honoured.' (v. 23b)

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Thursday 30 November 2023

John 1:35-42

One of the two who heard John speak and followed him was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. He first found his brother Simon and said to him, ‘We have found the Messiah’. (vs 40-41)

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Friday 1 December 2023

Daniel 6:6-23

'Now, O king, establish the interdict and sign the document, so that it cannot be changed, according to the law of the Medes and the Persians, which cannot be revoked.’ (v. 8)

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Saturday 2 December 2023

Daniel 7:1-27

'I saw one like a human being coming with the clouds of heaven. And he came to the Ancient One and was presented before him. To him was given dominion and glory and kingship, that all peoples, nations, and languages should serve him.' (vs 13-14)

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