A Prayer for Palm Sunday

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well. I welcome You to a one-hour abbreviated Palm Sunday as Holy Week gets going across the globe. Today is the first day. What is Palm Sunday and why is it considered important? On Palm Sunday Jesus arrived in Jerusalem to crowds and cheers. His triumphant entry into Jerusalem has been celebrated on … Continue reading A Prayer for Palm Sunday

A Prayer for Prosperity

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You are well. I know how hard these months have been for many of You and now hope for an end to lockdown and vaccine success. There is nothing wrong with praying for national prosperity. For example, a wealthy Britain affords her citizens vaccines and hospitals. What can be wrong with that? Proverbs 23:5 says: “Cast … Continue reading A Prayer for Prosperity

Gaudete Sunday

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust that You and Your family are well and ready for Christmas. Today is Gaudete Sunday—a day of rejoicing and gladness in the heart of the Advent journey. Today we light the third, rose-coloured candle on the Advent wreath. Today I’d like to draw your thoughts away from the Sunday newspapers and Brexit, away from the Christmas To … Continue reading Gaudete Sunday