UK News

Covid jab to be required for England...MPs to vote on delaying England's...Another life-saving Covid treatment...Duke's death left giant-sized hole...Israel strikes in Gaza after fire...UK warned it is unprepared for...Euro 2020: Wales aim to silence...Airbnb reportedly pays tourist $7m...UK could be left behind in the...Unvaccinated passengers from GB to...Tenerife: Protests against violence...British music exports reach a record...Barbara Windsor's Carry on Camping...The Papers: 'No green light to jab...Euro 2020: Scotland fan visits...Mother designs cards for babies of...Sophie, Countess of Wessex, weeps as...Drone cameras record social lives of...Isles of Scilly: Egyptian vulture...E3 2021: Nintendo shows off more...What are the Delta variant symptoms?Iran is holding elections on Friday...‘I got PTSD after witnessing my...Biden: How Europeans have reacted to...Brexit: Can the UK and the EU reach...CEO Secrets: 'I started my firm for...'I never dreamed I was entitled to...How many people can come to a party...Tracking change in Ethiopia and the...'People didn't believe my CV', says...Maisie Peters: Meet the singer who's...Euro 2020: Paul Pogba helps France...Emotional Murray makes winning...'He walks on water' - record breaker...ECB 'disappointed and sorry' over...Euro 2020: Watch ‘superstar’...Euro 2020: 'A little bit untoward' -...Euros On This Day - 16 June: NI's...US-Russia relations: Adversary or...Three things to watch as Joe Biden...What Putin really wants from Biden'I would like Russia to be more free'The Beast: How Biden's getting...Covid symptoms: What are they and...Covid: When will I get the vaccine?UK holidays: When and where can I...Coronavirus: When can we stop...Coronavirus G7: Could a billion more...Covid: What's the roadmap for...What are the rules for weddings and...What are the rules for pubs,...Covid vaccine: How many people in...Covid-19 in the UK: How many...What are the social distancing rules...Covid: Is there a limit to how much...Covid symptoms: Is it a cold or...Covid: Should I be working from home...Covid map: Coronavirus cases,...Covid: How should I protect myself...Lockdown easing: Four numbers to...

Church News Feed

Daily Bible Study - kindly provided by the Bible Society

We use this Daily Bible Study. It is an excellent all-rounder. Please ...... CLICK ..... to see a new  Bible Study every day. Don't forget you have a major faith resources section on this site. You can use it to find materials or to contact churches in Dunterton or around Tavistock. You can find church services on holiday by changing the site postcode.

Equally do have a look at the Premier Daily Bible reading below. It is really so good

“What good is fasting when you keep on fighting and quarrelling? This kind of fasting will never get you anywhere with me.”
Isaiah 58:4 NLT

Nothing is more unattractive than hypocrisy. When I have talked to people who don’t go to church, time and again they have pointed out the gap between churchgoers’ faith and actions. This was precisely the situation that Isaiah was addressing. The people were regular in their attendance at the Temple and they said all the right things. They seemed to take their faith seriously but, in fact, it was all an act. Even when they fasted it was just play acting because they kept on fighting and quarrelling with one another. And the ultimate proof of their hypocrisy was that they treated their employees badly.

Jesus spent a lot of time pointing out people’s hypocrisy. In his day the most educated and committed Jews were the Pharisees. No one could doubt that they took their faith seriously. They were meticulous in the way in which they worshipped and tithed, but Jesus repeatedly told them that they were missing the point. Through making an elaborate public performance of their giving and praying they were showing that it was all an act. They were eager to make a good impression and to be honoured and respected by the people. But Jesus tells them to make their gifts so secretly that even their left hand would not know what their right hand was doing, and to pray with the door shut so that no one could see them. (Matthew 6.1-6)

Let’s not fool ourselves; there’s more than a whiff of hypocrisy about all of us from time to time. We are all far from perfect and we need to be constantly aware of the gaps that can spring up between our faith and our practice. This is one of the reasons why it is so important to have honest and open relationships with our Christian brothers and sisters. Within a community of love and encouragement we need to have people around us who care for us enough to speak words of truth to us, to ensure that our faith and actions are telling the same story.


How are you guarding against hypocrisy in your own life?


Dear Lord, forgive me for those times when my faith is just an act. Help me to live with integrity and faithfulness to you. Amen

Premier is a charity and would really appreciate support to help them remain on air. To become a Premier Partner and receive your own copy of the Premier Bible please CLICK to donate .

This Microportal is built on the 2day Microportals platform which provides you with 3 click access to local and global information crucial both to your personal and working life. The platform provides live local data on transport, what's on, accommodation, eating out, shopping, sport, religion and weather as well as comprehensive reference and resource sections including TV, radio, online shopping, route planning, health, education and more.

We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites to which any 2day supported sites are linked. We do not share any contact information with other providers. We use cookies to make our site work efficiently. More information on privacy and cookies.

Copyright © 2004–2021 2day Microportals, East Quither Farm, Milton Abbot, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0PZ, UK.