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Dear Subscriber,

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to continue the weekday Lift Up Your Heart devotionals.

It is our hope that in the future we may be able to resume providing the devotional, or at least, have a series at particular points in the Anglican Liturgical Calendar.

As you will appreciate there has been considerable time and effort involved in producing the devotionals thus far.

Much of that work has been done voluntarily and we want to thank our writers, recorders and translators for providing such a wonderful service over the course of these past months.

We continue to pray that the devotions will have caused you to regularly turn to the Scriptures and seek the counsel of our great God for your daily life.

The Lord be with you.
Archbishop Ben Kwashi
General Secretary

10th December 2020
KINGDOM OF RIGHTEOUSNESS We all long for a just society and governments in our nations led by people with integrity.
9th December 2020
ALLEGIANCE AND TRUST IN GOD What do we rely on for security and guidance in our daily lives?
8th December 2020
In our previous Advent devotions 1-6, we attempted to answer introductory questions related to Advent namely: What, When, Why Advent, how it is arranged, its main themes, and “How the Old Testament...
7th December 2020
Today we begin with the question; “How are the Old Testament and New Testament readings related in Advent?” The first obvious relationship is that both The Old and The New Testaments is the inspired...
4th December 2020
Today we begin with the question: “How is Advent Season arranged?” Advent is arranged in such a way as to balance the two theme elements of remembrance and anticipation. The first two weeks look...
3rd December 2020
Today we begin with the question; “What are the main themes in Advent?” During Advent, the Church’s two main themes are; 1. Preparation for the celebration of the first coming of our Lord Jesus...
2nd December 2020
Today we begin with the question: “Why Advent?" Advent is an important season for us Christians. It is a season that gives us an opportunity to prepare appropriately for the celebration of the first...
1st December 2020
Today we begin with the question: "When is Advent season?” Advent season begins on Sunday that falls between November 27th and December 3rd and ends on 24th December each year. Advent 2020 begins on...
30th November 2020
We begin our Advent devotions by asking and attempting to answer some introductory background questions during our first week of the Advent season. Today we begin with the question “What is Advent?"
27th November 2020
“So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that watereth; but God that giveth the increase.” - 1 Corinthians 3:7. To be an Anglican is to be a church planter. This may sound odd;...
26th November 2020
In his classic work on Christian community, German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer speaks of the “privilege” of “visible fellowship” among Christians. He writes: “It is by the grace of God...
25th November 2020
It was early April. Our family of four huddled inside our New York City apartment, learning, pastoring, and teaching in new ways online. As we sat at our screens, the sound and flash of ambulance...
24th November 2020
As Jesus ascended into heaven after this resurrection, he declared the words which have become known as the Great Commission: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore...
23rd November 2020
Thanksgiving, for the church, is a matter of life and death; except that the order is reversed: death precedes life, and life flows from death.
20th November 2020
“What is your only comfort in life and in death?” This penetrating question begins the much beloved Heidelberg Catechism and directs our thoughts to what matters. What do we find our ultimate comfort...
19th November 2020
“Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies, but test everything; hold fast what is good. Abstain from every form of evil.” (1 Thessalonians 5:19–22, ESV).
18th November 2020
When we recognize that the Church belongs first to Jesus Christ and that He gave up his life on the cross for his church, we realize that the church is something that is holy and precious to God and...
17th November 2020
The LORD prophesied through Isaiah, “Behold, my servant shall act wisely, he shall be high and lifted up, and shall be exalted” (Is. 52.13). When this Servant came to his own in the 1st century he...


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