Most of God’s saints live their lives being faithfully unnoticed by the world or even those they serve. We should be diligent to thank them for their service and encourage them in their labours and, perhaps, learn to labour alongside them.
If you want a hymns of praise sung loud and long and with feeling ask a group of teenagers to sing for you.
You will need ear defenders.
On the Day of Pentecost people praised God in many different languages. There is much to be gained by stepping out of the comfort zone of your Mother Tongue and choosing to praise the Lord in an unfamiliar language of fellow members of the Body of Christ. Geniet di reis 🙂
To Infinity and Beyond Sermon at the wedding of Sara Wright and Johnathan Dotchin 15 May 2021 – St John the Baptist, Felixstowe Text: If you love someone you will be loyal to them no matter what the cost. You will always believe in them, always see the best in them; always stand your ground… Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond
Do I Aftu? Words for the Sixth Sunday of Easter – 9 May 2021 – A cyber sermon from the Vicarage Text: ‘If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commandments and abide in his love. 11I have said these things to you so that my… Continue reading Do I Aftu?
Speaking out for justice and peace is not easy work and it is difficult to do it and still be cheerful. Yet, it is only as we reach for the joy ahead of us that we are able to find the strength to endure the persecution of the present.
In our busy-ness with all the work we do for the church we may easily forget our call and find ourselves surrounded by shepherdless sheep.