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Ascension and Cognitive Dissonance.

Acts 1, 6-14; John 17, 1-11   When I studied for my first degree in Sociology, one of the elements in the course was a unit on Social Psychology; and in the course of that unit I was introduced to … Continue reading

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Not a Comfort Blanket

(Acts 17, 22-31; John 14, 15-21)   Can you remember having a something which you used to comfort yourself when you were a baby or a small child? Or something your children had? For some children it’s a dummy, for … Continue reading

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Metaphors for God

(Proverbs 8,1-4 &22-31; Romans 5,1-5; John 16, 12-15) Today we mark the one major festival in the Church’s year which celebrates a doctrine, rather than an event or a person. Belief in God as Trinity is one of the cornerstones … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones

(Romans 11.1-2 & 29-32; Matthew 15, 10-20 & 21-28)   ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names can never hurt me!’ How many of us have had that rhyme quoted to us by our parents when we came … Continue reading

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