Thought For The Day

Thought For The Day is provided by members of All Hallows’, St Chad’s and St Michael’s churches.

  • Thought for the Day : Thursday 17 June
    Thought for the Day by Bob Shaw (St Michael’s) Readings: Job 23 and Romans 10:11-21 Following the daily pattern of readings from the Anglican lectionary has ensured that we hold on to ...
  • Thought for the Day : Tuesday 15 June
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  • Thought for the Day : Monday 14 June
    Thought for the Day by Kevin Ward (St Michael’s) Readings: Job 19 and Romans 9:1-18 Commemorating Richard Baxter, Puritan pastor and theologian  (1615-91) I know that my Redeemer lives (Job  19: 25). These words ...
  • Thought for the Day : Friday 11 June
    Thought for the Day by Hannah Lievesley (St Chad’s) Readings: Jeremiah 9:23-24 and Acts 4.32-37 This week Harry and Meghan announced the birth of their baby daughter, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, named in ...
  • Thought for the Day : Thursday 10 June
    Thought for the Day by Jan Betts (All Hallows’) Readings: Job 16:1 – 17:2 and Romans 8:12-17 Even after a year of getting used to this funny time, of trying to do ...
  • Thought for the Day : Wednesday 9 June
    Thought for the Day by Nigel Greenwood (St Chad’s) Readings: Job 15 and Romans 8:1-11 Today’s reading from Paul’s Letter to the Romans is headed ‘Life through the Spirit’, and what could ...
  • Thought for the Day : Tuesday 8 June
    Thought for the Day by Tim Ward (St Chad’s) Readings: Job 14 and Romans 7:7-25 Todays readings, show perspectives on not being perfect, on doing the wrong thing, on sin and on ...
  • Thought for the Day : Monday 7 June
    Thought for the Day by Katherine-Alice Grasham (All Hallows’) Happy Pride Month!! One of my favourite aspects of queer life is chosen family. Your chosen family are those people who fulfil that ...
  • Thought for the Day : Friday 4 June
    Thought for the Day by Emma Temple (All Hallows’) Readings: Job 11 and Romans 6:1-14 ‘Perhaps God wants you to be in the wrong place?’ These words were said to me on an ...
  • Thought for the Day : Wednesday 2 June
    Thought for the Day by Toby Parsons (All Hallows’) Readings: Job 9 and Romans 5:1-11 Suffering and sin.  Generosity and grace. Our reading today (Romans chapter 5) covers these two pretty heavy themes.  ...
  • Thought for the Day : Tuesday 1 June
    Thought for the Day by Malcolm Heath (St Michael’s) Readings: Job 8 and Romans 4.13-end Job, a man of unblemished piety, suffers an appalling series of disasters. His friends jump to the ...
  • Thought for the Day : Monday 31 May
    Thought for the Day by Kevin Ward (St Michael’s) Reading: Luke 1:39-56 The Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth In reading this passage one can feel the exhilaration ...
  • Thought for the Day : Friday 28 May
    Thought for the Day by Adriaan van Klinken (All Hallows’) Readings: Job 5 and Romans 3: 1-20 God’s hand One of the most famous novels of post-world war II Dutch literature, is titled ...
  • Thought for the Day : Thursday 27 May
    Thought for the Day by Clive Barrett (St Michael’s) Do good people suffer? (Job 4) Job and his Friends, by Gustave Doré I love the Book of Job! Job is one of my ...
  • Thought for the Day : Wednesday 26 May
    Thought for the Day by Richard Barton (All Hallows’) Today is the day we honour Saint Augustine of Hippo. Augustine was a bishop in North Africa in the Fourth Century and ...
  • Thought for the Day : Tuesday 25 May
    Thought for the Day by Angela Birkin (St Michael’s) The Venerable Bede, Monk at Jarrow, Scholar, Historian, 735 Today in the Anglican liturgical calendar we remember a person who I first ...
  • Thought for the Day : Monday 24 May
    Thought for the Day by Richard Wilson (St Chad’s) Commemoration of John and Charles Wesley It is right that we should commemorate these two brothers for between them they founded Methodism and ...
  • Thought for the Day : Wednesday 12 May
    Thought for the Day by Luke Verrall (Convenor of St Michael’s Green Group) Readings: Deuteronomy 28:58-68 and 1 Peter 5 For today’s TFTD I chose to focus on the 1 Peter passage. ...
  • Thought for the Day : Tuesday 11 May
    Thought for the Day by Hilary Larkin (St Chad’s) Readings: Deuteronomy 28:1-14 and 1 Peter 4:12-19 Today’s reading from Deuteronomy comes towards the end of Moses’ farewell address to the people of ...
  • Thought for the Day : Monday 10 May
    Thought for the Day by Robin Fishwick Readings: Deuteronomy 26 and 1 Peter 4:1-11 “Evil Human Desires” and the Will of God When young people gathered on Woodhouse Moor recently, on one of ...
  • Thought for the Day : Friday 7 May
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  • Thought for the Day : Thursday 6 May
    Thought for the Day by Bob Shaw Reading: 1 Peter 2:11-25 Today’s NT reading from 1 Peter was sent to some mainly Gentile slaves who were suffering intense persecution in Asia Minor. ...
  • Thought for the Day : Wednesday 5 May
    Thought for the Day by Katherine-Alice Grasham (All Hallows) Readings: 1 Peter 2:1-10 “You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual ...
  • Thought for the Day : Tuesday 4 May
    Thought for the Day by Toby Parsons (All Hallows’) May the fourth be with you Happy Star Wars Day! If you’ve been on social media this morning, you’ll probably have seen plenty of ...
  • Thought for the Day : Monday 3 May
    Thought for the Day by Hannah Lievesley (St Chad’s) Readings: Deuteronomy 16:1-20 and 1 Peter 1:1-12 Count off seven weeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the standing ...
  • Thought for the Day : Friday 30 April
    Thought for the Day by Hayley Matthews (All Hallows) Readings: Deuteronomy 12:1-14 and Ephesians 6:1-9 Mary Ramabai https://youtu.be/BVivsWJZdWk Mary Ramabai, or Mistress of Learning as she was nicknamed, had an unusual grasp of Sanksrit ...
  • Thought for the Day : Thursday 29 April
    Thought for the Day by Elizabeth Pearson (St Chad’s) Readings: Deuteronomy 11:8-End and Ephesians 5:15-End Saint Catherine of Siena St. Catherine was born in 1347 and the 23rd child of her parents. As ...
  • Thought for the Day : Wednesday 28 April
    Thought for the Day by Adriaan van Klinken (All Hallows’) Readings: Deuteronomy 10:12-32 and Ephesians 5:1-14 Circumcision of the heart Photo: Male circumcision centre in Lilongwe, Malawi (©CDC Global, 2014) In response to the ...