All you need is love

22. April 2018
‘…Do you love Me more than these…’ (John 21, 15) At the human level, relationships based on love are mutual and reciprocal – established on a ‘one to one’ basis…

Gone fishing

15. April 2018
’…I am going fishing…’ (John 21, 3a) It isn’t easy to make sense of what was happening between the time when Jesus was raised from the dead, and first appeared…
‘…Eight Days Later…’ (John 20, 26a) Thomas has become something of a caricature as far as the Easter story is concerned – ‘Doubting’ Thomas we call him, - the one…
‘…For the foolishness of God is wiser than men…’ (1 Corinthians 1, 25) Today is Resurrection Day. It is day Jesus Was raised from the dead. Today, the Christian Faith…

Free to Love

30. March 2018
‘…For God so Loved the World…’ (John 3, 16) Pope Francis is in the headlines – again. He has, apparently, declared that there is no ‘hell’; arguing that, after death,…
‘…Repay no one evil for evil…’ (Romans 12, 17a) In a recent episode of ‘Not Going Out’ it was remarked that ‘Hate is a ‘mummy & daddy’ word. Bigotry is…
Show no partiality as you hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ (James 2, 1) The Letter of James is perhaps the most straightforward of all the books of…
‘…Be Transformed by the renewing of your mind…’ (Romans 12, 2a) None of us likes to admit it, but the truth is we are all under pressure to conform. But…
‘…The poor you always have with you…’ (John 12, 8) I have chosen my word carefully. I could have opted for the more straight forward ‘Freedom from Poverty, but therein…

Freedom from Slavery

25. February 2018
‘…If the Son shall make you free, you shall be free indeed…’ (John 8, 36). It seems that early Christians regarded slaves who converted to have been ‘set free’ spiritually;…
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