Five Minutes Peace

Grab a cuppa. Settle down in a comfy chair. Let yourself have 5 Minutes' Peace...
... To yourself away from the chaos of life. To relax. To reflect. To meet with God.

Read: Psalm 40

Consider this:

What are you thankful for? What song might sum that up? What does it mean for you to speak of God’s love for you? What story would you tell?

In scripture, the Psalms offer us much to ponder. Some are songs of praise and thanksgiving. Others are songs of woe and grief. Some are songs of hope and reassurance. Others are songs of anger and despair. What Psalms would you write?

Here’s what U2 made of Psalm 40…

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Read: Psalm 63:1-8

Consider this:

Life isn’t always easy. Big challenges, difficult situations and the general busyness of life can leave us feeling tired and drained.

As you reflect on this Psalm, focus on those parts of your life which feel weak and worn out. Let the words soak into your heart as you sit in the loving gaze of God. God made you. God knows you. God is with you, always, in everything you face.

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turnturnturnRead: Ecclesiastes 3 vv1-8

Consider this:

What’s happening in your life right now? Are things going well? Are there challenges to face? Is there much to celebrate? Is there a lot for you to consider? Are there things which bring you joy? Are there problems which cause frustration?

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Read: Exodus 14 and Joshua 3

Consider this:

Picture the scene; you are a small child, an Israelite, thousands of years ago. You were born into a slave family serving the Pharaoh in Egypt, but now things are changing. A man named Moses has been sent by God to set you all free and bring you out of Egypt into the land that God has promised to give to you.

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