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Devotion

From April 1st, the Revd Melvin Tinker will be our devotional contributor writing about how the book of Revelation demonstrates a vision of the triune glory of God.

The devotions are also available in Spanish and Portuguese, and in audio version in English.

If you would like to subscribe for FREE to listen to the devotions on podcast in English here.

We hope these help to focus your thoughts and prayers on the coming of the Lord Jesus.

Para leer las Devociones en Español, haga clic en "Devocionales" y siga el enlace.

Para ler os Devocionais em Português, clique em "Devocionais" e siga o link.

Find out more about Melvin Tinker and his ministry in this Everyday Global Anglicans video interview with Ernie Didot or on the audio podcast here

 

Archbishop Ben Kwashi
Gafcon General Secretary

15th April 2021
The moment the Lamb takes the scroll to enact God’s will there is spontaneous and unsolicited worship, 5:8ff: ‘…the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each...
14th April 2021
God has to deal with the fundamental cause of the rot in his world, which is sin. As the Puritan, Richard Sibbes wrote, ‘Sin defiles our souls and takes away the sweet communion with God. It puts a...
13th April 2021
‘Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain, standing at the centre of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures and the elders. The Lamb had seven horns and seven eyes, which are...
12th April 2021
It is the voice of one of the elders (the higher order of angels) which provides the reassuring answer to the angelic cry for one to put into effect the will of God, ‘And one of the elders said to me...
9th April 2021
Bishop Festo Kivengere of Uganda was known as the ‘Billy Graham of Africa’. He once said: ‘Please don’t be shocked if you hear that there is a revolution in Burundi, Uganda or Zaire. This is Africa!...
8th April 2021
Revelation 4. ‘And around the throne, on each side of the throne, are four living creatures, full of eyes in front and behind: the first living creature like a lion, the second living creature like...
7th April 2021
The awe inspiring transcendence of God is depicted by the following images, ‘From the throne came flashes of lightning, and rumblings and peals of thunder, and before the throne were burning seven...
6th April 2021
The Bible never defines holiness as such, especially when applied to God; rather, it is a term which in many respects signifies the otherness of God, the Godness of God if you will - how he is so...
5th April 2021
‘After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place...
2nd April 2021
After the unimaginable slaughter of the First World War, W. B. Yeats wrote a poem entitled, ‘The Second Coming’ which began: ‘Turning and turning in the widening gyre, The falcon cannot hear the...
1st April 2021
The Book of Revelation is one of the most richly pastorally orientated books in the Bible. Rather than a letter to confound Christians, it is a prophecy designed to comfort them. Immediately at the...
31st March 2021
We have spent this month reflecting on the importance Scripture places on investing in the next generation, on discipling our children and youth. We have followed salvation history from Genesis 1...
30th March 2021
It might seem like an unlikely contestant in the fight for favourite Bible passages, but Titus 2 is one of my favourite chapters in the Bible. There are two things I love about it: the image of...
29th March 2021
While welcoming a new family into our church, the conversation turned to why they were seeking a move from their previous congregation. I knew this other church to be led by a great team who were...
26th March 2021
In this passage we see Paul address the responsibilities, in the light of the gospel, of children and fathers. He has previously urged the Ephesian readers to “live as children of light” (5:8) and “...
25th March 2021
My youngest son often declares that he loves me much more than I love him. Sometimes we joke about it, comparing the extravagant extent of our love. Other times I let it go with a smile at his...
24th March 2021
It is startling when something you expect to be restricted to an exclusive few, is made available to the many. Imagine a celebrity wedding banquet where children are suddenly invited, or an expensive...
23rd March 2021
From the moment of birth, we are on a journey towards independence and self-reliance. We celebrate milestones of independence like learning to walk, learning to talk, and learning to drive. Now we...

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