Soundcloud Prayers

Pantete chairete – Rejoice always (1 Thess. 5:16)

If someone were to ask you what the shortest verse in the Bible is, most people pointed to the poignant phrase, ‘Jesus wept.’ That actually requires three words in Greek, however. The shortest verse is actually to be found in the book of Thessalonians, when Paul... read more

Lament and Light

Lament and Light by Robert Weston, arranged by Peter Richards Ruach Breath of Life · Lament and Light It never ceases to amaze me how the Lord can be rejoicing with the bride and groom who are plighting their troth to one another, at the very same time as He suffers... read more

Nuach and Eternal Rest

Nuach and Eternal Rest Ruach Breath of Life · Nuach – Eternal Rest Music: Robert Weston: Let Your Spirit come Improvisation on the hymn tune, ‘Immortal, invisible, God only wise.’ The time of resting will come. ‘The LORD your God will give [us] rest (nuach) by... read more

Nuach – Pilgrimage

Feast on this short meditation, that forms part of our series exploring the word ‘nuach’ – the deep, settled and empowering rest that the Lord sends. Why not listen to the piece right through first, and then try hitting the pause button for a while... read more

Into Your Hands: Praying for people in distress

In all our distress You too are distressed, Lord, and the angel of Your presence saves us. In Your love and mercy You redeem us; you lift us up and carry us all our days . . . Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you Earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord... read more

Tenderness – Part One

As I was sitting beside a village duckpond not far from Malvern the other day, enjoying the warmth of the sunshine and the fresh green of the new leaves, I was struck afresh by the tenderness of God toward us. This meditation emerged during that time, and is... read more