Tag Archives: Christ

Receive the Holy Spirit…….

  (Pentecost 2017) (John 20, 19-23; James 1, 1-27)   What does it mean to be a Spirit-filled Christian?   I was reading an account the other day from a blog called ‘Charisma News’ of what happens when you are … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday God

When my mother was alive, I used to spend a lot of time in card shops at this time of year. She was a lifelong traditional Anglican, and to her this Sunday was Mothering Sunday, not Mothers’ Day, so that … Continue reading

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Come and See!

(1 Cor. 1-9; John 1, 29-42)   Soon after our present Bishop came to the diocese in 2009, he introduced a programme entitled ‘Living God’s Love’, which has just been reviewed and renewed. The vision behind the programme is to … Continue reading

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Clear the Path for the Kingdom!

Photo © Copyright John Light and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence.   (Advent 2. Yr. A. Is. 11, 1-10; Romans 15, 4-13; Matt. 3, 1-10)   Did you know that Hertfordshire has over 5000 footpaths, totalling almost 2000 … Continue reading

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Lost.

(1 Tim. 1, 12-17; Luke 15, 1-10)   My family will tell you that I’m addicted to Facebook!   One of the pages that I check up on almost every day is the page covering the district where we live. … Continue reading

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Carry your Cross.

 Deuteronomy 30, 15-20; Luke 14, 25-33. In today’s readings we get two different pictures of the religious life. In Deuteronomy we get what might be called the prosperity gospel – which was a theme which ran through many of the … Continue reading

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God of Law or God of Grace?

Hebrews 12. 18-29; Luke 13, 10-17. I wonder how you picture God? At home I have a collection of images of the divine from some of the Eastern religions, known to my children as “Mum’s heathen gods”. There are Hindu … Continue reading

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