Tag Archives: Torah

Love, Love, Love!

(Leviticus 19, 1-2 & 15-18; Matthew 22, 34-40)     If you wanted a simple statement of the Christian faith, two verses from today’s Gospel reading would provide it: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all … Continue reading

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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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‘The Resurrection of the Body and the Life Everlasting’

2 Thess. 2, 1-5,13-17. Luke 20, 27-38. I get the impression people nowadays don’t talk much about life after death, or Heaven and Hell – except to make jokes about them. They are much more concerned about their life in … Continue reading

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Escaping the ‘Finger-pointing’ God

(James 1, 17- end. Mark 7, 1-8,14-15, 21-23)   How do you imagine God? When you worship, when you pray, what picture do you have in your mind of the Being you are addressing? I have spoken before about a … Continue reading

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Hear the Word of the Lord!

(Psalm 19; Exodus 20, 1-17; John 2, 13-22)  How do we know God? How do we hear what God wants of us? The psalm, Old Testament reading and Gospel passage for today all provide answers to those questions. Psalm 19 begins … Continue reading

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Above Average Disciples.

(3 before Lent. Yr A.  Proper 1. Ordinary Time 6) (1 Corinthians 3, 1-9; Matthew 5, 21-37) Our Secretary of State for Education recently made the statement that he wants all state schools to be above average. This has caused … Continue reading

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