Holy Spirit

Ezekiel 36.8-12, 24-28 / Romans 8.1-17   The 1970s were a time of great liturgical change in the Church of England, with many different forms of service being tried out. During this time, the then Bishop of Kensington is said to have turned up to lead a confirmation service which he began with the words: ‘The … Continue reading Holy Spirit

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know?

2nd Sunday after Trinity /Proper 5 / Year B Mark 3.20-35   Lady Caroline Lamb said of the poet Lord Byron that he was “mad, bad and dangerous to know”. If this phrase had been around in 1st century Israel it would’ve been very useful to the enemies of Jesus. They’re possibly scared of Jesus’ … Continue reading Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know?