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Pentecost (Acts 2:1-21)

I love reading a good book. When I’m on holidays I read novel after novel, and really thrive on a good story line. I love getting so engrossed that I don’t want to put it down, that I want to … Continue reading

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Luke 24:36b-48 – Easter 3 (B), 15/4/18

“While they were talking about this” seems like an odd start to a reading. We have missed a part of the story and we are trying to join in and wonder what they were talking about. If we had read … Continue reading

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Easter Day – John 20:1-18

I love reading a really good book, watching a good film or TV series, something with a plot which draws me in and leaves me wondering, who done it? Or what the twist is going to be at the end. … Continue reading

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Behold, the power of God – The Easter Vigil

Last night I concluded my reflection saying “On Good Friday Jesus goes ahead of us, into the darkness of death itself, to conquer that darkness and therein to light a fire, the fire of Easter light”. In his death Jesus … Continue reading

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Behold, the love of God – Good Friday (John 18.1-19.42)

A few years ago Mel Gibson produced a film, the Passion of the Christ. He was heavily criticised for the graphic depiction of the crucifixion, the blood and the gore which were offensive to many in the audience. Reading John’s … Continue reading

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Behold, the Servant of all – Maundy Thursday (John 13:1-17, 31b-35)

Over the past nights we have been trying to discover more of who Jesus is – the lamb of God, the king of the Jews, the great high priest. Each of those titles paints part of a picture for us, … Continue reading

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Behold, the High Priest – Wednesday in Holy Week (Hebrews 4:14-5:10)

This week we have looked at Jesus the lamb of God, and Jesus the king the Jews. Tonight we are looking at Jesus the High Priest. At the beginning of Matthew’s gospel, the Magi offer three gifts to the baby … Continue reading

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Behold, the King of the Jews – Tuesday in Holy Week (John 18:28-19:22)

Last night we began our week of reflection by looking at John 1:29, behold the Lamb of God. Tonight our focus is on The King of the Jews. As we look at the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, … Continue reading

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Behold, the Lamb of God – Monday in Holy Week (John 1:29-34)

This is an immense week, it is, by far, the most important week of the year for Christians, as we journey deeper into the Passion of Our Lord and Saviour. It is a week to grow in faith, a week … Continue reading

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John 3:14-21 (Lent 4, Year B, 11/3/18)

I’ve heard many sermons on John 3:16, from many different people, and most of them could be summed up as “turn or burn”. It’s one of the most quoted and one of the most preached upon verses of scripture, and … Continue reading

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