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.

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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Read: Matthew 6: 7-13

Consider this:

How often do we find taking time to pray difficult? Sometimes even 5 minutes peace does not seem possible! Yet, even in the shortest of moments, in the most unexpected places, the peace and power of prayer can be felt immensely.

Take 5 minutes to explore the familiar words of the Lord’s Prayer through the eyes of a child.

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doyoulovemeRead: John 21:15-19

Consider this:

Standing up for our beliefs in a world of doubt can be a very difficult task indeed, especially if those around us aren’t supportive of our ways of thinking and looking at the world. Believing in God and remaining true to our calling to serve the divine purposes of faith, hope and love can be made almost impossible. Consequently, we sometimes get it wrong, mess things up, think, do and say the opposite of what we’re supposed to. This can leave us upset, ashamed and unsure of what to do next.

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Read: 1 Corinthians 12: 12-31

Do This:

Place a mirror into a box facing upwards. On the lid of the box, write or place the following text. Share the box with your friends. Make sure they read the text before they look inside!

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