Sunday Reflections

Welcoming The Unexpected

Sunday, March 28, 2021

The people of Jerusalem were waiting patiently along the road for their Messiah. They had heard about Jesus’ teaching and healing in Galilee and knew he was coming south. They liked the way he challenged both Jewish and Roman leaders. They loved the way he made ordinary people and the marginalized welcome. As they looked down the road they were...
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Exploring a Progressive Faith

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Natural Spirituality - Progressive or Orthodox? This congregation and SWell represent the wellbeing and joy that people find in living out a sense of the spiritual in the midst of life. The triumphalist Christian church has sometimes asserted that Jesus was the originator of personal faith but 600 years earlier, Jeremiah announced the New Testament (=Covenant) in which the divine...
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The Importance of Gospel Symbols

Sunday, March 14, 2021

The first three gospels are referred to as the synoptic gospels because they give us a synopsis or the story of Jesus and his teaching.  They consist of the teaching of Jesus and stories about Jesus which are ancient in form and reflect a consistent style and theme. Mark was the first written and the Luke and Matthew using a...
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No other gods, no idols, no swearing

Sunday, March 07, 2021

In my first church, late 70s there was Mrs Munro who said that keeping the Ten Commandments was at the heart of true religion. So why did Martin Luther teach that Jewish Law and Grace in Christ are total opposites? The Psalms tell us that Israelites delighted in God's law (see Pss 1 & 119).  Is the Law a burden,...
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