“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6
"I call on you, O God, for you will answer me; give ear to me and hear my prayer. Show the wonder of your great love, you who save by your right hand those who take refuge in you from their foes” Psalm 17: 6-7
“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”
“He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5
Friday 1st – Saturday 9th: This week we mark the start of Lent and pray for our ‘Children At Risk’ programme*, the focus of this year’s Lent appeal. We also pray for CEO John White and supporter Rob Halligan who are sharing the work of Global Care at a retreat at Scargill House (home to a Christian Community).
On Friday give thanks for children, families and communities who have...