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bible study notes

Welcome to the bible study section of prayerscapes!


These free notes have been organised by theme, and can be used for individual or small group study. Each of the bible notes are presented with linking resources where available, such as soundtracks, instrumentals (for worship or response/prayer times), short films and art images (for reflection or meditation). The bible topic pages also contain links to downloadable and printable pdf versions. To the right can be found a summary of the resources available & links to each one.









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The scriptures are teaming with references to music, singing and musical instruments! This page lists the important instruments that were involved in worship, and orders them in their family groups (percussion, strings and woodwind). It also considers the roles of these instruments in priestly worship and wider life in society (e.g. the trumpet was often used as a way of calling the army to battle).

A great deal is written in the new testament about loving other people, from Christ's parable about the good Samaritan, to Christ's life - and death. Here is a page about loving other people that features over a dozen scriptures on this, drawn from different parts of the New Testament.




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Neil and Julie

A new film for Pentecost

People seen from overhead

Come, O Spirit of God, Cause blind eyes to see. In this day, awaken our land. Come, O Spirit of power, Breathe life through your church. Come O Lord, bring Heaven to Earth, Bring Heaven to Earth. This is our prayer for Pentecost Sunday – the day we remember how the Holy Spirit came on Read More


Grace

Pastel Painting of a large sun shining across a lake

One thing Jesus must have been very aware of as he walked with his twelve disciples, teaching and ministering to them, was the importance of grace! It was essential that these men understood what was about to be released – the blessing that would follow from the death of their leader, their mentor and friend. Read More


Time for physio!

watercolour of woman asleep on a bed

I love being part of a church, mixing with people of different ages, backgrounds, gifts and temperaments. We are the body of Christ, each playing a part, life-giving and unique! But what happens when a part of the body becomes so broken that it can no longer function? This is something that we need to Read More