Jesus commands us to invite only those who cannot repay us but whoever we invite to eat with us there is always a price to be paid.
AS the Church of England begins to receive the Living in Love and Faith Resources this blog reflects on the reason the process began.
The story of Thomas teaches us that, ‘It is doubt that is the beginning of real faith.’
Hand in Hand (Sermon at St John the Baptist, Felixstowe – 8 May 2023 – Easter 4) Text: I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one will snatch them out of my hand. 29What my Father has given me is greater than all else, and no one can snatch it out of the… Continue reading Hand in Hand
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Easter Day To Listen: We Have a Gospel to Proclaim https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-SPYAgCtkw We have a gospel to proclaim, good news for all throughout the earth; the gospel of a Saviour’s name: we sing his glory, tell his worth. Tell of his birth… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Easter Day
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 39 – Good Friday To Listen: How Shall I Sing That Majesty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R61VZnaovs How shall I sing that majesty which angels do admire? Let dust in dust and silence lie; sing, sing, ye heavenly choir. Thousands of thousands stand around… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 39 – Good Friday
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 38 – Maundy Thursday To Listen: An Upper Room https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wjzh71guMg An upper room did our Lord prepare for those he loved until the end: and his disciples still gather there, to celebrate their risen friend. A lasting gift Jesus gave his own:… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 38 – Maundy Thursday
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 37 – Wednesday in Holy Week To Listen: Such Love https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0FXLoD-rd4 Such love, pure as the whitest snow; such love weeps for the shame I know; such love, paying the debt I owe; O Jesus, such love. Such love, stilling my… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 37
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 36 – Tuesday in Holy Week To Listen: There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kamADrlPEDs (This video is very special to me as many good friends from Ipswich are in the congregation. Chief among them being my friend Eddy Phillip’s mum. … Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 36
With a Song in my Heart – 40 Days of Sacred Songs Day 35 – Monday in Holy Week To Listen: The Servant King https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VeQrWmvCms From heav’n you came, helpless babe, entered our world, your glory veiled; not to be served but to serve, and give your life that we might live. This is… Continue reading With a Song in my Heart – Day 35