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BBC News: Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year rule
Tuesday 21st November 2017

Daily Bible Study - kindly provided by the Methodist Church. (Click the day for commentary)

Tuesday

Genesis 44:1-34“And Judah said, ‘What can we say to my lord? What can we speak? How can we clear ourselves? God has found out the guilt of your servants...’” (v. 16a)

Monday

Genesis 41:53 – 42:6“Now Joseph was governor over the land; it was he who sold to all the people of the land. And Joseph’s brothers came and bowed themselves before him with their faces to the ground.” (Genesis 42:6)

Sunday

Matthew 25:14-30“Master, I knew that you were a harsh man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed; so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.” (vv. 24-25)

Saturday

Genesis 37:3-28“Now Israel loved Joseph more than any of his children, because he was the son of his old age; and he had made him a long robe with sleeves. But when his brothers saw that his father loved him more than all his brothers, they hated him, and could not speak peaceably to him.” (vv. 3-4)

Friday

Genesis 32:22-32“Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak … So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, ‘For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life is preserved.’” (vv. 24, 30)

Thursday

Genesis 28:10-22”Know that I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land; for I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” (v. 15)

Wednesday

Genesis 27:1-5a, 15-29”May God give you of the dew of heaven, and of the fatness of the earth, and plenty of grain and wine. Let peoples serve you and nations bow down to you. Cursed be everyone who curses you, and blessed be everyone who blesses you!” (vv. 28-29)

Tuesday

Genesis 24:1-9, 62-67“The LORD, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house, and from the land of my birth, and who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘To your offspring I will give this land,’ he will send his angel before you, you shall take a wife for my son from there.” (v. 8)

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St Mary's Church
Leigh, Kent
Vicar: Rev'd Lionel Kevis
01732 833022


Coffee Stop
Meet up with friends and make new ones over coffee. 10.00 - 11.30 am every Wednesday in the Genner Room, St Marys Church, Leigh.
Tea and cake also available.


Pet Service in the Marquee on the Green
10am on 7th September