Category Archives: New Testament

The Potential of a New Year.

I like looking back at the past, but I am more strongly drawn to thinking about the future.  At this time of year, there are a plethora of posts on news websites rounding up what’s been going on during the … Continue reading

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What’s Good about this Friday?

Holy Week – Part 6 To read Part 5 go HERE As a society, we have attached a great amount of hoopla to Christmas.  Those of us who claim a Christian faith may start insisting that Christmas needs to be … Continue reading

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The First Communion

Holy Week – Part 5 For Part 4 go HERE In the course of researching this blog post I cried solidly.  The enormity of what Jesus was doing struck home in an overwhelming way that it never has done before.  … Continue reading

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Even the Saviour of the World Needs a Day Off

Holy Week – Part 4 For Part 3 go HERE We’ve reached the middle of the week and to be honest, I wasn’t expecting to read this in my study notes: Wednesday: The Bible does not say what Jesus did … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Carry On…

Holy Week – Part 3 For Part 2 go HERE If there’s something I know about on a personal level, it’s busy Tuesdays.  There was a time when the whole of my week was skewed, so everything tried to shoe-horn … Continue reading

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The Right Kind of Anger

Holy Week – Part 2 For Part 1 (Palm Sunday, go HERE) Jesus has ridden into Jerusalem in the most audacious manner, much to the consternation of those in charge.  He hasn’t done anything – yet, but his mere presence … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: It’s all about to kick off…

Let’s play a game of word association.  I’ll say Palm Sunday to you and I bet in your list of replies the following three words will appear: Donkey, Palm Crosses, Hosanna. We all sort of know what happened on Palm … Continue reading

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Distraction Tactics

If there’s something I excel at it’s allowing myself to be distracted.  I can find almost anything to do other than the thing I’m supposed to.  The big one is writing, I will scurry away here to the back bedroom … Continue reading

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Just do it!

Twice a month I lead a group Bible study.  We’re not a bunch of very mature Christians, most of us have only a few year’s walk with God under our belts.  At the moment, we’re working through the book of … Continue reading

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Slouching Towards Christmas

I hope the rest of you are doing your bit to keep the High Street afloat this Christmas, because if it were being left to Simon and me, the High Street would be having a closing down sale.  We are … Continue reading

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