Christian Prayers and Worship Resources

Faith & Worship Resources



Prayer books, General Bible Studies, Lent & Advent Studies

The majority of the resources are in pdf format, which most PCs, tablets, laptops and other devices can read - Great for printing off for Bible studies, and you only need one per group as permission is given to copy. If by chance you can't read them, then you need the FREE Acrobat Reader which you can obtain from this link.

For tablets and smartphones there are also ebooks in Kindle versions and these can be downloaded from Amazon Kindle  (find them by link below, title or author's name - John Birch)

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Prayer Books General Bible Studies FootPrint Studies Advent Studies Lent Studies


Collections of Prayers


A Fragrant Offering

celtic prayer cycle

New in paperback!

Following the pattern used in the earliest Christian communities, and with liturgies for the main Celtic festivals.

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)

Also Paperback & Kindle version from Amazon

Ripples

engaging with the world in prayer

The prayers start with ourselves as we arise, and then ripple out to encompass our fellow travellers, and the world and its various problems! Expanded to 300 prayers and available as a paperback for the first time through Amazon (Kindle to follow)

Prayers for the day, our work, families, the Church, mission, refugees, justice, growing old, dementia.

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Paperback edition is £5.99 (around $7) from Amazon

The Act of Prayer

Act of Prayer

Published by Bible Reading Fellowship, and used by many Worship Leaders,  this resource of over 700 new prayers is available in paperback from many Christian bookshops and anywhere (including Kindle version) from Amazon (UK) and Amazon.com (US)

 

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God of Compassion

prayers on healing and wholeness

Healing is needed for more than simply human bodies, but also situations and disasters anywhere.

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)


Heart2Heart

celtic inspired prayers and liturgies

A collection of prayers and liturgies, for use by individuals and churches.

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A Fragrant Offering
ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon

Prayers for the Journey

journeying with God prayers

We're all on a journey of faith, and this collection of prayers reflects this. Prayers take us from the beginning to the end of our day, the people we shall meet, and the places we shall go.


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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)

The Little Helper

prayers for leading worship

Suggested prayers and liturgies that might be useful for those leading worship or for house groups, including openings and closings and offertory prayers.

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)

Also Kindle version from Amazon

time for prayer

prayers for leading worship

A collection of over 100 new prayers for personal use or a help for those who have been asked to lead worship - about the simple act of living out our faith day to day.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Also Kindle version from Amazon


God Beside Us

celtic inspired prayers

A collection of 100 Celtic inspired prayers from various publications written by John Birch

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God Beside Us (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon


General Bible Studies


Jonah

Jonah Bible Study

Jonah has much to teach us about our relationship with God and others, even if we struggle with 'that fish'!

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon

A Glorious Whisper

Bible study God speaks

Looking at God's relationship with his people in the Old and New Testaments, and believers today - and how God can be heard within the world in which we live.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon

Incredible Journey

discipleship Bible study

Following the journey of the first disciples from their first meeting with Jesus to the aftermath of the Cross.

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon

Light in the World

mission bible study

Looking briefly at mission from its genesis within the Bible to its impact on the world today, with examples from old and new missionary organisations.

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)


Pray Like This

lords prayer bible study

Exploring some of the major themes of that very familiar prayer of Jesus and how they impact on our lives and those around us.

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon

TheEssential Gospel

Marks Gospel Bible Study

Mark brings us the teaching of the Apostle Peter, and is the earliest of our Gospels. Of the four that we have, this is the one which William Barclay calls 'The essential Gospel'. As such it's worth closer examination!

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)

Wind of the Spirit

celtic christianity study

Looking at aspects of the day to day lives of the early believers in Britain and Ireland by way of  themes that are as familiar to us as theey would be to Christians throughout the ages.

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ebook (pdf) - £3.99

or $5.99 (US)


An on-going project offering accessible and affordable group Bible studies for the New Testament Gospels and letters


1 Timothy

1 Timothy Bible Study

This is a personal letter from Paul, who has entrusted the nurturing of the Church in Ephesus to Timothy. Here we find both encouragement and instruction for the building up of the fellowship.

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1Timothy
(pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

2 Timothy & Titus

2 Timothy & Titus  Bible Study

2 Timothy finds Paul in prison, but more concerned about encouraging his friend Timothy than dwelling too much on his own troubles. Titus is on Crete which has its own problems. Church planting has its challenges!

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2Timothy &Titus
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or $4.55 (US)

1 and 2 Thessalonians

2 Timothy & Titus  Bible Study

Thessalonica was an important place strategically for Paul and his small team to establish a new church, and the letters reveal Paul's joys and concerns for these new Christians.

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1 and 2 Thessalonians
(pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)


Advent Bible Studies


Preparing the Way

advent bible study

Looking at the Advent story through the eyes of Luke, with some familiar themes, and plenty of discussion questions.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

At that Time

Advent Bible Study

Traditional themes of Hope, Message, Witness and Servant, with prayers and discussion topics.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon

Promise of Messiah

Advent Bible Study

Connecting with the bigger picture of God's Salvation as found in Scripture, together with prayers and discussion topics.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Read the News!

Advent study

How would the 1st century newspapers have reported what was going on in and around Bethlehem?We can but imagine!

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

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Little Town, Big Story

O little town of bethlehem

Lots of background info and study material, prayers, discussion questions and leader's prompts, along with a well loved carol!

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

What a Gift!

Advent Bible Study Magi Gifts

The study looks at the signifance of the gifts brought by the Magi, of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh, alongside that of their amazing journey.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

God with us (New 2016)

Advent Bible Study God with us

This Advent Study looks at the story through the eyes of Matthew and, along with familiar themes gives us a glimpse into the life of Joseph.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)


Lent Bible Studies


People of the Light

Lent Bible Study

Looking at the theme of 'light'  through the Bible and what it has to say about God - a study for Lent or any time of the year!

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Walking towards Glory

Lent Bible Study

Looking at God's relationship with his people in the Old and New Testaments, and how that might speak into our own journey of faith.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Kindle version available from Amazon

Amazing Love

Lent Bible STudy

We are all probably familiar with this beautiful hymn, but have never stopped to think about the words we are singing, so here's a perfect opportunity!

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

Toward the Sunrise

Lent bible study

The post resurrection meeting between Jesus and his disciples was crucial, and this study looks at how it impacts on our own faith.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

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Then Sings my Soul

how great thou art Bible Study

One of the most famous hymns ever, and a lovely way to look at the message of Lent through the poetry of its verses.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

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A Way of Living

Bible Study beatitudes Lent

There's a lot of wisdom within the Beatitudes, practical advice  for living and developing a faith-led relationship with God and others.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)

A Green Hill - New 2017

Bible Study beatitudes Lent

Looking at Lent through the verses of a much loved hymn, and also journeying with Jesus with Bible readings from stations on the way to the Cross.

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ebook (pdf) - £2.99

or $4.55 (US)


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