Greetings! One of Briarwood’s favourite blessings is the Aaronic Blessing from Number 6:24-26. We sing it to new members, the new baptized and the newly ordained. I learned yesterday that part of this blessing appears in Psalm 67 as well! I offer Psalm 67 to you this week as a prayer of blessing: May God be gracious to us and bless us and may God’s face shine upon us, Selah that your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations. Let the peoples praise y
“So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away, see everything has become new. All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.”
- 2 Corinthians 5:17-18 The Greek word we transliterate “apocalypse” means uncovering or revealing. It’s where the concept of revelation comes from. One of the things being uncovered during this apocalyptic time is unmarked graves on the site
Greetings! Today at Vacation Bible Camp the kids are learning about how Jesus’ power gives us hope. As I prepared to teach the Bible lesson to the kids, Psalm 121 kept going through my mind. It is a beautiful Psalm of hope, reminding us to trust Jesus. I invite you to pray this Psalm today and to pray for our kids and adults at camp this week! I lift up my eyes to the hills—from where will my help come?
My help comes from God, who made heaven and earth. God will not le
Greetings! “O God Most High, you are worthy to receive glory and honour and power! For you have created all things; by your will they came to be and were made!” - Revelation 4:11 Reflecting on the prayers of adoration in Revelation 4 that we read on Sunday, I invite you to pray this prayer of adoration this week. “We praise you, we worship you, we adore you. You hold the heavens in your hand; all stars rejoice in your glory. You come in the sunrise and the song of morn and