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 [...]
The beatitudes are for a changed world now and not a fantasy for the future.
Lesson: The Beatitudes - Matthew 5.1-10;13-16 My new year resolution is to sit through a whole football match on the TV. It does not matter which teams are playing; I just need to get through it. So far, I’m up to 15 minutes before boredom descends. However, I will persevere. To put your mind [...]
DOES GOD TRAVEL? by Lily Cathcart When Jesus was on the earth he did a fair amount of walking. I have to wonder; as a man he did what humans do to get to a place, but as God did he feel the very foundation of the earth as he did so? Was each grain [...]
The children sat on the farm track bridge over the multi lane highway. They speculated where each speeding car was going. Being young they could only imagine happy places; exotic holidays or trips to a fun fair. After awhile they wondered to each other if this was how God saw people on their journeys. They [...]