Today… Jesus, the vicars & the porn star. The correlation of love & forgiveness
Today… Practical examples of the given role… Judging, condemning, forgiving. Measurements. Splinters. Planks. Words of foundation. Words of authority. Words of power. Say the word and….
Today… Apostles versus disciples. Who did & didn’t make the cut? “Thank you for your application. Sorry, you have been unsuccessful this time!“. Woe is me Jesus’ extremist manefesto.
Today… Old versus New. Antiques & classics… all were new once. Don’t put your antiques in a new build home? Fasting versus feasting. Blessed are those who hunger & thirst for…
Today… “Who does this mean think he is – God?”. Er, yep! Jesus hangs out with Tommy Robinson/drug dealers/Gerry Adams/[insert your own sinners here!]. Not bothered about “reputations damage” or “guilt by association”. (NB tax collectors, not tax avoiders = sinners!)
Today… Jesus self-assuredly (Spirit-assuredly!) declares His calling. The local villagers don’t appreciate having a young up-start! Divine protection from the mob. (cf Wesley)
Today… As M&J do what the law requires, the Holy Spirit moves. The law & the spirit. The old & the new – Simeon & Anna, longevity & faithfulness but open & gracious enough to see the promise of the new, even in the most lowly & unexpected. A player for every child of Christian […]