Soul Soil Sermon for 5th Sunday after Trinity – 12 July 2020 St John the Baptist – Parish of Felixstowe Text: 23But as for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a hundredfold, in another sixty,… Continue reading Soul Soil
Things are not as we see them. Our own history and experience blinds us to seeing all that can be in others. We need not so much hindsight or foresight but Godsight as we gaze on the world.
Busdriver’s Holiday Words for 4th Sunday after Trinity – 5 July 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: ‘Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle… Continue reading Busdriver’s Holiday
Those of us who are fortunate learn love from our parents and this often sets the pattern for how we love others. Yet, there is a deeper love which loved us first which calls us, however old we are to put love for them first…
The Joy of the Lord is my strength! Yet sometimes I an worn and weary and find outward ‘joy’ to be a mere façade. Being honest and open with ourselves and others will lead to a more lasting eternal joy, but dare we tell of our pain inside?
Why is it that almost every good hearted human venture is stalked by cynicism? Sometimes I don’t think we want things to change. But God doesn’t give up on us and offers us a chance to do things differently.
Mercy & Grace – 40 Days with the Music of Amy Grant Day 6 – Tuesday after 1st Sunday of Lent These Reflections which take the music of Amy Grant as their theme, were originally published in Lent 2015. They are being republished during June and July 2020 as a way of deepening our faith… Continue reading Mercy & Grace – Day 6
Mercy & Grace – 40 Days with the Music of Amy Grant Day 5 – Monday after 1st Sunday of Lent These Reflections which take the music of Amy Grant as their theme, were originally published in Lent 2015. They are being republished during June and July 2020 as a way of deepening our faith… Continue reading Mercy & Grace – Day 5
Is the Bible the ‘inerrant word of God’? Or is Jesus the Word of God who is the way we are to follow on which the light of the Bible shines?
If we are to welcome God in others it will require more than a cup of cold water. It is only as we give ourselves away that we stand any chance of finding the grace to love not only the needy but our enemies as well