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Prayer News – March 2024

‘Without holiness, no one will see the Lord.’– Hebrews 12: 14 One of the most downplayed Christian ideas in our day is the sheer and utter holiness of God.  Thank God that, in Christ, we can approach in reverence and be in God’s presence, but do we risk becoming too familiar?  Do we come to him too casually?  It’s not just that God is holy, he demands that we are holy too.  Our experience in this life is to be one where God refines us by his Spirit and forms in us the character of Jesus.  We sometimes use our
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Prayer News – December 2023

December Prayer News ‘The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.’Isaiah 9:2 Many of us living in the UK are used to December darkness, certainly the further north you go.  Arran definitely plunges into a winter darkness with less street lighting, smaller villages, and being surrounded by large areas of mountains, fields and sea!  The Rev Angus M’Millan, when writing about the spiritual state of the island in the early 1800s, quotes that passage of scripture as a comment on the spiritual darkness all around,
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November Prayer News

November Prayer News‘Will you not revive us again that your people may rejoice in You?Show us your unfailing love, Lord, and grant us your salvation.’Psalm 85:6 The late Tim Keller, after many years of studying God’s revival action in the past, concludes that: “Real revival is the intensification of the ordinary operations of the Holy Spirit. The ordinary operations of the Holy Spirit are conviction, conversion, assurance, and sanctification. When those operations are intensified across a church, denomination, city, or country, you’ve got revival.” In other words, we are praying and looking to God to do what he ordinarily does
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Heart for Revival

During November 2023 you are invited us to come together and seek God with us, praying the ancient prayer, ‘Will you not revive us again that your people may rejoice in You? Show us your unfailing love, Lord, and grant us your salvation.’ – Psalm 85:6 Joining with other Christians here on the Isle of Arran, we ask God for an increase of the work of the Spirit among us in this generation. You can follow our daily prayer reflections, readings and prompts via our Facebook page, or through downloading the 30 Day Prayer Guide – ‘Heart for Revival.’
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Prayer News – October 2023

‘After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language,standing before the throne and before the Lamb.They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands.– Revelation 7:9 Sannox has been like a gathering of the nations in these recent weeks.  We had Scots, English, Dutch, Italians and Americans together for the Sannox Stitches weekend at the beginning of September.  During this last week of September, a YWAM team from Canada, the USA, Norway, South Korea, Australia, Nigeria, India, France and Scotland! We’re reminded
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Prayer News – September 2023

‘Unless the Lord builds the house,    those who build it labour in vain.Unless the Lord watches over the city,    the watchman stays awake in vain.’– Psalm 127:1 It was Floyd McClung – author of works like ‘The Father Heart of God’ – who said in his book, ‘Follow’, ‘Church is not a templelike building to attend on Sundays, but a community of revolutionary people who make Jesus the Lord of their whole lives and live to accomplish his mission.  If Jesus is the Lord of every day and every part of life, and the church is the people who live for
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Sannox Receives Gift to Fund the Beehive Chapel

Sannox Christian Centre (SCC) has received a very generous gift that will fund the building of the Beehive Chapel. The donor wants to specifically fund this project. The gift is two apartment houses currently valued at £460,000. These will be sold to finance the Beehive Chapel. The legal procedures for the transfer of ownership to SCC have been proceeding over the past few months and are now finalised. SCC is now the official owner of the two apartments. They will generate a net rental income of around £2,000 per month which will help with our operational costs in the short
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