Show and Tell With Jesus Sermon for Third Sunday of Easter – 18 April 2021 – St John the Baptist Felixstowe Text: Then [Jesus] opened their minds to understand the scriptures, 46and he said to them, ‘Thus it is written, that the Messiah is to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day, 47and… Continue reading Show and Tell With Jesus
Fish and Chips Forever! Words for the Third Sunday of Easter – 18 April 2021 – A cyber sermon from the Vicarage Text: 41While in their joy they were disbelieving and still wondering, he said to them, ‘Have you anything here to eat?’ 42They gave him a piece of broiled fish, 43and he took it and ate… Continue reading Fish and Chips Forever!
Believing is not Seeing Sermon for Low Sunday (Easter 2) – 11 April 2021 – St John the Baptist Felixstowe Text: Jesus said to [Thomas], ‘Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.’ (John 20v29) God give you peace my Sisters and… Continue reading Believing is not Seeing
When is comes to ‘Doubting Thomas’ we are tempted to repeat the old saying ‘seeing is believing’ when in fact believing consists in ‘not seeing’ and proclaiming Jesus as Lord and God.
Walking in the Footsteps of Christ- Easter Day A Lenten Journey with the Rule of the Third Order of the Society of St Francis These Reflections which take the Rule of the Third Order as their springboard, were originally published in Lent 2012 are being republished during Easter 2020 as a way of deepening our… Continue reading Walking in the Footsteps of Christ- Easter Day
The Church, came into being on the Day of Pentecost and was suffused with the power of the Holy Spirit. Yet this power is not ourse to wield in worldly ways.
It is a Power to proclaim not to profit
It is a Power to heal not to hurt
It is a Power to comfort not condemn
Becoming a Singular, Sensational Church Words for 7th Sunday of Easter – 24 May 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: …that they may be one, as we are one. (John 17v1) God give you peace my sisters and brothers. Please click here to watch a video of the song… Continue reading Becoming a Singular, Sensational Church
Being lonely sucks! Enforced loneliness while others are going about their ordinary business sucks even more. Yet it is often int the empty times, the lonely times, when we are able to hear God’s voice more clearly and find light in the midst of the dark.
Lockdown, locked-up, or enfolded?
There are so many voices to confuse us yet if we shut them all out we are even more isolated.
What if we transformed this lockdown into the gift of being safely enfolded with the Good Shepherd when we can listen intently to His words of love and comfort.
There is a world of difference between heartburn and our hearts ‘burning’ within us.
One is to do with over-indulgence and greed, the other demands we get even more involved in the process of giving our lives and our hearts away