Day 1 (Genesis 22:7-8) Abraham, at this point in the story, knows exactly where he is heading. He’s been asked to kill his only son—the son he has waited years for. Isaac is curious: they’re going to give to God a burnt offering, but he sees no lamb. Abraham responds. He doesn’t reveal what God asked, but tells him that God will provide the lamb. Is he lying? Or does he actually believe...
Help us recognise you in those who are most in need.
Help us reach out with your arms of love to welcome others into your family.
Help us to stand alongside those who face injustice.
(Matthew 10:40-42) When was the last time you heard a prophet speak? It might be easier if we come from a different angle. What do prophets do? Prophets speak out against the comfortable views of the establishment and call people to turn back to God, and for society to focus on those most in need. They are people who feel a deep care for the full humanity of all people—not just their own kind...
How do I praise you? How do I sing of your greatness?
You made the vast universe. You are the source of all that is.
My heart longs to know you more. My soul longs to find its rest in you.
Set me apart for your will. Let me glorify your name in all the earth.