Monthly Archives: November 2014

Let’s drink to the Kingdom of God

Last week we thought about the bread, this week it’s about the wine and that so appropriate for Advent. So, last week we thought about feeding people who are hungry, hungry for food of course but also hunger for companionship, … Continue reading

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Bread, why bread?

Why bread? There is Jesus, the Lamb of God, at his Last Supper. The Passover table has a roast lamb as its centrepiece, but Jesus takes a piece of bread and says ‘this is my body’. Why? Why not the … Continue reading

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Intercessions … what happens when we pray?

Today’s readings (Micah 3:5-12 and Matthew 24:1-14) speak things going wrong, ‘the world falling apart’. Micah speaks of false prophets “who cry ‘Peace’ when they have something to eat, but declare war against those who put nothing into their mouths” … Continue reading

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The Gloria … becoming like the one we worship

‘Glory’ is one of my favourite words. It has a satisfying, round, sound. And it means so much. There are several Hebrew words the are translated as ‘glory.’ There’s the one which means weight. Something heavy. That doesn’t sound so … Continue reading

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