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This was the pattern of Jesus’ ministry and I believe it should be the pattern of what we do, too: making, growing, sending disciples of Jesus.
These people, this church - they are not mine, they are God’s.
‘We now learn who God is from singing praise songs rather than the teachings of the Word’
Jesus says, ‘My job is the feeding; your job is the bringing.’
Do we know how to listen well? Do we know how to listen to God, and to those around us?
How easy it is to let the cares and concerns of this world crowd out our faith.
In Numbers 9, the Israelites are pressing Moses for an answer on a difficult question regarding the law. They are commanded to keep the Passover, but that law clashes with the law concerned uncleanness after touching a corpse. What should they do?
Mum sent me this wonderful video yesterday, and I played it during communion at our Maundy Supper last night. It is a beautiful piano arrangement of the old hymn When I Survey, while a painting of the words is slowly revealed.
I watched this video with interest, especially given the work I did at Oxford three and a half years ago, entitled ‘The idols of death and the God of life’ . Perhaps I should have emailed it to Rowan ..
Jesus’ teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing, religious people of his day. However, in the main, our churches today do not have this effect. The kind ..