Tag Archives: Peter

Easter 6: Everyone is Welcome

The followers are facing a bit of a dilemma: Jesus was a Jew. Jesus had been brought up as a good Jewish boy and had never denied his Jewish identity, indeed at time he had made it quite clear that … Continue reading

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Read Mark and Inwardly Digest: The Passion

There are many traditions and customs for Palm Sunday: Processing to church from a central point in the parish waving palms high and singing; travelling with a donkey to church; retelling the story of the Triumphal Entrance; reading together the … Continue reading

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St Peter’s Day

This week has seen the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Harry Potter book: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. There is a twist in the long plot of Harry Potter (SPOILERS!) where it is discovered that Harry … Continue reading

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Epiphany 3: Let’s go fishing

  Sometimes the message we have to give isn’t the message people want to hear. Sometimes we have to protect ourselves as the old adage ‘don’t shoot the messenger’ becomes dangerously close to the truth. Sometimes it isn’t the message … Continue reading

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Who are you Lord?

They don’t recognise him. Despite having spent three years side by side, eating together, sleeping together, preaching and learning together, the man on the shore might as well be a stranger. Ironically the stranger by the shore is probably the … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Petertide

The feast of St Peter is well worth celebrating. The Christian church is founded upon Peter  ‘the rock’ and his infectious faith – infectious in the sense that Peter got things wrong so often, and yet Jesus still forgave him and … Continue reading

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Romans: A Living Grace

When I first looked at my notes for this portion of Paul’s letter to the Romans, my thoughts were pulled in the direction of Iraq and the situation faced by the Christians there at this time, but now I am struggling … Continue reading

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