Sandyknowes Blog

Living beside the busiest roundabout in Northern Ireland gives plenty of opportunity for watching the world go by. Sandyknowes Blog is the personal blog of Niall Lockhart (minister of Ballyhenry). Pull in and have a read…

Read: Psalm 67 vs 1-7

The Bible is a collection of 66 books, written by many different authors, put together across many centuries. Yet the more you read the Bible the more you realise that the Bible is one book. Themes, words, phrases, plot lines, and even characters appear and reappear from Genesis through to Revelation in the way you would expect from a book with one writer and one message.

Read: Psalm 65 vs 1-13

Read: Psalm 64 vs 1-10

When we think about praying it can be easy to think ‘I don’t know how to pray. I don’t know what to say.’ We all come to prayer as learners. It was the first disciples of Jesus (and disciple means ‘learner’) who asked Jesus ‘Lord teach us to pray.’ (Luke 11:1)

Read: Psalm 63 vs 1-11

When you think of meeting with God, listening to Him and worshipping Him, where do you think of? For many of us our minds immediately go to ‘church’, a building in Ballyhenry or somewhere else that has many memories that encourage us or strengthen us in our faith.