To help achieve transformation in our hearts and in our communities there will be three themes for ‘The God Who Speaks’ – celebrating, living and sharing God’s word.
Your word is a lamp for my steps and a light for my path.
Ps 118 (119): 105
Scripture shapes our actions, our choices and how we relate to God, to ourselves, to our neighbours and to our world. It guides all our relationships and how we live our lives.
Scripture teaches us how to live in society, to respect each human being and to work towards the common good. The Scriptures inspire us to put faith into action, living God’s word and doing God’s word.
So we can live God’s word by:
Throughout 2020, dioceses and communities are invited to explore:
Please email Fleur Dorrell if you have any questions relating to our Scripture initiative ‘The God Who Speaks’.
Fr Joseph O’Hanlon, a retired priest of the Nottingham Diocese who has a lifetime of experience teaching the Bible, writes about the Sermon on the Mount and asks: Are you happy or are you blessed?
André Schaminée, of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa, shares how the God who Speaks throughout the Bible called him to be a missionary. He inspires us with his joys and challenges, travels and experiences, from a life in the missionary field.
As we, or our loved ones, near the end of our earthly life, we may notice a shift in focus from the things of this world that have often preoccupied us, to the eternal truths unpacked in Holy Scripture and contained in the Bible.