Thought for the day 21 January

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The Rev Sara Jayne Rettie, minister of Dalreoch United Free Church of Scotland:
Just before his arrest and trial Jesus prayed for all believers asking that they might be one (John 17:21). Difficult though the last few months have been with so many restrictions on Christians meeting in their individual buildings, it has however provided many people with a unique opportunity, through multi-media platforms, to join with different groups to worship. Christian leaders have joined together to bring televised worship to all Christians. We have faced a common threat and have perhaps been more united in our prayers in our individual homes than we managed before when meeting together was possible. Jesus prayed that we might ‘be one’, perhaps this is the opportunity we have been given to learn more about what unites us, when much that divides us has been stripped away.

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