Preparing for Sunday: The Apocalypse

Preparing for Sunday: The Apocalypse

The Book of Revelation holds an interesting place in the Canon of the Bible. It is the last book in the Bible and is often one of the most misinterpreted books. One of the most common mistake around this book is its pronunciation. Many people refer to it as the Book...
Preparing for Sunday: Make Way for the King

Preparing for Sunday: Make Way for the King

This Sunday is Palm Sunday, a day where we mark the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. A day where we shout out, “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” That king is Jesus. Jesus who rides on the back of a young donkey, with robes...
Preparing for Sunday: An Annointing

Preparing for Sunday: An Annointing

We draw ever closer to the events of Holy Week. This Sunday we leave Luke’s gospel and examine a passage from John’s gospel. The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany. It is an interesting passage, Mary uses expensive perfume on Jesus’ feet. This is followed...
Preparing for Sunday: The Prodigal

Preparing for Sunday: The Prodigal

What can we say about the Parable of the Prodigal Son which has not been said before? This parable which Jesus tells is perhaps one of the most well known of all the parables. Sometimes it is nice to return to a familiar story and take comfort in it. The response of...
Preparing for Sunday: Judging

Preparing for Sunday: Judging

Scripture is full of comparisons. Whether it is the greatest law, who will inherit the earth, who is to be seen as children of God. Comparisons are made, who is in and who is out. Who is greatest and who is least. One of the great joys of scripture is that our innate...
Preparing for Sunday: He Knew What Was Coming

Preparing for Sunday: He Knew What Was Coming

We know the story because we’ve read the book. From cover to cover we have read through scripture. We know how the story of Jesus begins and we know how it ends. Sometimes this can make it difficult to appreciate certain moments, because we know about the...

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