John 2.13-23 Today we consider Jesus’ clearing of the Temple. On the face of it, the scandal that he seems to be correcting is simply the sale of animals. However, he would have known that the provision of livestock was essential to the primary purpose of this building. Since it existed almost entirely for animal [...]
Looking at the parable of the banquet in a new way.
Spring Communion at St Luke's Church of Scotland.. https://youtu.be/PDE0MavhxMk
There are a lot of strange writings in the Bible but the Book of Revelation is up there with the best of them. Admittedly, there were many similar works but they didn’t get to stay in the final list of scripture approved by the early church. Yet, it has to be said that even among other [...]
This Sunday I will preaching on Paul's First Missionary Journey (Acts Ch13) I found this You Tube video very helpful of two prestigious Biblical scholars. I will post the sermon shortly. via Commaful
How do we influence politics as Christians.
Luke 5.33-39 Anyone who has pumped up a bicycle tyre with a small hand pump will know it takes ages. And of course, the more air you put in the tube the harder it gets. That proves that rubber is a very strong yet flexible material. Pity they didn’t have it in Jesus' day. They [...]