The Virtual Vicar Show

The Virtual Vicar Show

We talk about Christian matters, events in the news and give a hard hitting thought provoking commentary. Features the weekly "The Virtual Vicar" radio show broadcast on Flame Radio (flameradio.org 1521MW in NW UK). Presenters: Beryl Polden and Peter Cooper (Pete). Editor: Normal Polden Copyright: Wirral Christian Media. Podcast available every Wednesday.

Episodes

January 18, 2022 5 min
When plans don't work out, even plans that are well intentioned, what do we do next. What does the Bible say. Here is a fascinating bit of the Bible which is very relevant to you today! The Virtual Vicar and King James (so called because he is a big fan of the King James version of the Bible) investigate.The Bible passage: John 2:1-21 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there...
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A fascinating bit of the Bible which demands the question: the birth of Jesus Christ is very relevant to you today! The Virtual Vicar and King James (so called because he is a big fan of the King James version of the Bible) investigate.Habakkuk 1:5King James Version5 Behold ye among the heathen, and regard, and wonder marvelously: for I will work a work in your days which ye will not believe, though it be told you....https://www.y...
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A fascinating bit of the Bible which demands the question: the birth of Jesus Christ is very relevant to you today! The Virtual Vicar and King James (so called because he is a big fan of the King James version of the Bible) investigate.The King James Version is our favourite version of the Bible, here is the passage we are talking about:Luke 2:1-12King James Version2 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree ...
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A fascinating bit of the Bible which demands the question: how far would you go to serve God?The King James Version is our favourite version of the Bible, here is the passage we are talking about?Genesis 221And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.2 And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land o...
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Some ancient scripture, ancient even at the time of Jesus, has an important lesson for us today.The Virtual Vicar speaks with King James (so called because he loves the King James version of the Bible) and draws out the main message of this passage:Psalm 23 King James Version1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.3 He restoreth my soul: he lead...
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Jesus has a message for you... The Virtual Vicar speaks with King James (so called because he loves the King James version of the Bible) and draws out the main message of this passage:John 14:15-18King James Version15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it se...
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Jacob met with God and responded in what seems like an unusal way. What can we learn from him?The Virtual Vicar speaks with King James (so called because he loves the King James version of the Bible) and draws out the main message of thiis passage - Genesis 32:24-28...24 And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.25 And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the holl...
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A crippled man is healed in Jesus name. So what? What next? "The Virtual Vicar" and "King James" (so called because he loves the King James version of the Bible, used in this video) talk through the passage and bring out what they believe is the most important point from this incident in the Bible. What do you think? Comment below.Bible Passage: Acts 3:1-6. 3 Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at ...
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November 8, 2021 1 min
Here's some advice on how to be happy based on the personal experience of the St Paul. "I know the experience of being in need and of having more than enough; I have learned the secret to being content in any and every circumstance, whether full or hungry or whether having plenty or being poor. (Philippians 4:12)"...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nUPf4BI8DY
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While on his way to Damascus Saul is confronted by the risen Christ. He seesa blinding light, Saul falls to the ground and asks, "Who are you, Lord?" This must have devastated for Saul who was convinced that Jesus was dead and that his followers were deluded and dangerous."The Virtual Vicar" and "King James" (so called because he love the King James version of the Bible, used in this video) talk through the...
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If you want to find true meaning and happiness in life, then you've got to uncover your life's purpose. For each of us has a unique destiny. A path made specially for you to walk on this journey through life. Follow it, and you arrive in paradise. Ignore it, and you continue to wander... wasting time, and life itself. Find the full article at https://www.petertimothycooper.co.uk/2021/10/happiness-is-knowing-what-you-are-ma...
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The event page, please let me know if you are coming, but you can of course just turn up.https://www.facebook.com/events/216428733922651?ref=newsfeedWe meet in the Ferry pub and praise God, learn from the Bible and pray. Not to be missed, come along. Also available online. #pubchurch #worship...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-NPM60Rufg
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The rescue of animals by Paul "Pen" Farthing has garnered criticism in that he brought animals out of #Afghanistan from Kabul airport whilst many humans were left stranded. Note that #PenFarthing himself has never said the cats and dogs were a priority over humans. All he did was try to save some animals from the consequences of human behaviour. Here is my take on it.My blog: https://www.petertimothycooper.co.uk/Subscribe: ...
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August 20, 2021 1 min
We can go astray. We have free will to go the wrong way. If we want. But once we realize that we need to turn back and go in God's direction, go in the way that he leads, once we realize that the way to do it, the way to not be weighed down by guilt and shame. The way to have the depression and apathy lift so that we can get going in God's direction is to do this, to consciously give these transgressions, to hand them over ...
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June 22, 2021 10 min
If you’ve tried to buy a bike over the past few months you’ll know that demand is far outstripping supply thanks to the effects of government imposed lockdowns because of the mild flu-like COVID-19 epidemic. What about you, are you going to get on your bike? We’ve been speaking to members of the British bike trade to find out what’s going on, how long this situation is likely to last, and how you can maximise your chances of getti...
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It is said the people like fine wine, mellow with age. Well, maybe. This is a short Bible based video to encourage you as you get old and decrepit.The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAOy2ENdGTQ
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April 14, 2021 2 min
Easter is about new starts, new life, new birth. This is often symbolised with images of eggs and chicks. We give and receive Easter eggs and maybe cards with pictures of spring sunshine or newborn chicks. All these are symbols of the season of spring and of a new, start a new beginning. We think about new life at Easter is because Jesus, who was crucified on that first Good Friday, rose to new life on the first Easter Sunday. This...
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In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Idiocy. We see strange decisions abounding - is it because there are just so many many stupid stupid idiots? Mark and Pete have the answers.Buy the idiot by FyA MARK AND PETE PODCAST EPISODE: markandpete.com...https://www.youtube.com/w...
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An episode of the Good Conversation podcast. In these times of a pandemic and lockdowns it is easy to be anxious. What are the reasons behind this? How should Christians respond? Kerri and Pete, Christian Bloggers, look at why this should be in the light of Government messaging and the Coronavirus pandemic. Isolation is not natural for human beings - we are not designed for it. In times of crisis, such as we are experiencing with ...
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What a mess. Ministers are under immense pressure over the botched handling of A-level results. There are serious concerns about hew the A level results are being calculated leading to an A-level results fiasco. The universities minister was writing urgently to vice-chancellors, asking them to be lenient with their offers and keep places open for pupils pursuing appeals amid fears that this year’s results will not truly reflect pup...
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