19 June 2022   Pentecost 2              Luke 8: 26-39

19 June 2022 Pentecost 2 Luke 8: 26-39

This passage from Luke is a very strange story of a man who had lived for a long time in tombs where dead bodies lay. It is strange too that this “demon-possessed” man recognised Jesus for who he was and was afraid of him. Then, at Jesus’ command,...
12 June 2022   Trinity Sunday   Romans 5:1-5

12 June 2022 Trinity Sunday Romans 5:1-5

From very early on in the life of the church, Christians understood the figure of ‘Wisdom’ in Proverbs 8 as a reference to Jesus. They assumed that God the Father had already shown, in words, hints and ways of relating, what He would reveal in full in...
29 May 2022   Easter 7    Acts 16: 16-34

29 May 2022 Easter 7 Acts 16: 16-34

Paul and Silas One day in Philippi, as Paul and Silas were walking to the outdoor place of prayer, a slave girl started calling out to them:  “These men are slaves of the Most High God, who proclaim to you a way of salvation.”  This continued to happen for a few days....
22 May 2022  Easter 6   Acts 16: 9-15

22 May 2022 Easter 6 Acts 16: 9-15

Paul in Philippi; introducing Lydia Saul, by now calling himself Paul, was also active sharing the Gospel. Like Peter last week, he also had a dream.  A Macedonian appeared to him in his dream asking for Paul to come and help them.  As a result, Paul and some of his...
15 May 2022   Easter 5   Acts 11: 1-18

15 May 2022 Easter 5 Acts 11: 1-18

Peter’s report to the Council In Joppa, Peter had a dream.  A sheet descended from the heavens, containing food of all kinds.  Some of the food was kosher.  Some was the food was not kosher.  Peter heard a voice, which he identified as God’s voice, commanding him to...